Ashot from Armenia applies for Blue Card Germany

Mathematicians, actuaries and statisticians

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Name of profession: Mathematicians, actuaries and statisticians Name of latest business sector: Information Technology Latest occupation/title: Sr. Researcher, Sr. Engineer Latest main activities: Research and Development, Intellectual Property generation, Scientific activities, PhD adviser


Completed education: doctoral Title or Qualification: Senior Researcher Specialisation: Mathematics Additional trainings:

Preferred countries:

1. Preferred country | region / city: Germany | NRW, Essen 2. Preferred country | region / city: United Kingdom | 3. Preferred country | region / city: Austria |

Language skills:

1. Language skills: english => well 2. Language skills: 3. Language skills: Russina => well

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PhD (Mathematics), Institute for Informatics and Automation Problems (IIAP) of the Armenian National Academy of Sciences and of the Yerevan State University, certified in March 1998. Research in information theory.

Master in Applied Mathematics, Department of Applied Mathematics, Yerevan State University, 1994. Graduation research in number theory devoted to chain fractions.


Senior Researcher, project co-lead, IIAP, March 2011–present. Research on biometric recognition
systems from perspectives of information theory.

PhD Supervisor, IIAP, 2007– 2010. Advising in PhD research on optimal hypothesis testing in view of
information theory.

Staff Engineer (Senior Researcher), VMware Inc., 2010–present. Research on
algorithmic/statistical solutions for automated management of modern IT (Information Technology) infrastructures and cloud computing. Developing a predictive complex analytical engine. Producing publications, technical reports, and US patents.

Leading Applied Math Specialist, R&D Group, Integrien Inc., 2007–2010. Developing statistical
processing algorithms for IT intelligence. Special frameworks – time series analysis, control charts,
predictive statistics, root cause analysis, bottleneck detection, change point detection, etc.

Senior Researcher, Alexander von Humboldt Return Fellow, Information Theory and Applied
Statistics Department, IIAP, 2007–2008.

AvH Fellow, Digital Communications Lab, Institute for Experimental Mathematics, Duisburg-Essen
University, 2004–2006.

R&D Engineer, Fiber Optics Group, US-based Epygi Labs AM LLC, 2001–2004. Research within
information and coding theory, multi-user detection, CDMA communications.

Researcher, IIAP, 1995–2001. Research frameworks – Shannon theory, multi-user information theory, rate-distortion.


National grant on information-theoretic performance bounds of biometric verification systems, 2011–2013.

AvH scholarship at the Institute for Experimental Mathematics, Duisburg-Essen University, 2010.

Return Fellowship by Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, 2007–2008.

Research Fellowship by Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (including 4-month German study at
Goethe-Institut Duesseldorf, “Mittelstufe”completed), 2004–2006.

Invited Fellow of Research Group "General Theory of Information Transfer and Combinatorics”,
Center of Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF) at Bielefeld University, Germany, 2003.

Study Visit Scholarship, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, 2002.

INTAS Young Scientist Fellowship, 2000–2001.

More than 50 publications in area of information and coding. A series of published, filed, pending,
and in preparation patents in area of IT intelligence.


IEEE Information Theory Society
Euler Institute for Discrete Mathematics and its Applications
Administration Member of Armenian Statistical Computing Society.

Basic experience in programming. Applying technical computing languages.

Served as Official Opponent for 3 PhD theses.

English, German, Russian, and Armenian.


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