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Dr Vitaliy Kurlin PhD

Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) Computer Science


Personal Statement

Dr Vitaliy Kurlin is a mathematician by training and has completed his PhD in Geometry and Topology at Moscow State University in 2003. He was a Marie Curie International Incoming Fellow in 2005-2007 and was awarded the EPSRC grant “Persistent Topological Structures in Noisy Images” in 2011-2013. He is now working as a Data Scientist at the Materials Innovation Factory and as an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Liverpool, United Kingdom. His current research interests are applications of Topological Data Analysis to Climate Systems, Materials Science and Computer Vision. More details are at the personal webpage

Personal Distinctions

  • Main organiser of the network Applied Algebraic Topology (London Mathematical Society 2017)
  • Leader of the Intel Parallel Computing Centre (Prize, Intel Corporation 2017)
  • Keynote lecture at the "Prospects in Data Science" conference (Keynote Speech, University of Southampton, UK 2016)
  • Short Communication at European Congress of Mathematicians 2016 (Invitation to Speak, Programme Committee of ECM 2016 2016)
  • EPSRC grant "Persistent Topological Structures in Noisy Images" (EP/I030328/1) (EPSRC 2011)
  • Short Communication at International Congress of Mathematicians 2006 (Invitation to Speak, Programme Committee of ICM 2006 2006)
  • Marie Curie Research Fellowship 007477 (Competitive Fellowship, European Union 2005)

Administrative Roles

  • Departmental lead for developing impact case studies
  • Academic contact for the postdoctoral network in EEE&CS

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