Yuri Demchenko is currently working for the Advanced Internet
Research Group (AIRG) chaired by Prof. Cees de Laat at the
University of Amsterdam. He is contributing to the development of the
(GAAA) Architecture in application to Open Collaborative Environment and Computer
Grids. His major projects include EU FP6 Project EGEE (Enabling Grid for E-Science in Europe) and
Collaboratory.nl (CNL) being developed in the framework of the consortium
comprising of the major Dutch industry players Corus, DSM, FEI,
Philips, Telematika Institute.
During his work at TERENA as a Project Development Officers, Yuri Demchenko contributed to a number of projects and Task Forces coordinating TERENA community activity in areas of middleware, operational security, information services and Grid. He was also involved with a number of other internal and external technical activities and projects including IODEF development and Global Network Resource Tool (GNRT) reference service.
Yuri is interested in the esoteric philosophy and conducts vocational research on philosophical problems of the emerging Information Society.
Yu.Demchenko has been active in Internet infrastructure
development for Academic and Research community in Ukraine since 1992.
At this period he took part in a number of state and internationally
funded projects and
continues his professional links with Ukrainian and Russian Internet
and Research Networking
community. Recent his contribution was to UNDP Report "E-Readiness
Assessment of Ukraine". Yuri is chairing two sections on Applications
Security and Computer Grids
at annual Russian Research Networking Conference (RELARN-2003, RELARN-2004, RELARN-2005).
Prior to joining TERENA Yuri worked in Kiev Polytechnic Institute as
Professor where he taught students Internet and Networking
He also worked as a Senior Adviser on Internet Technologies and
Trends for leading Ukrainian ISP Global Ukraine. He continues his
tutoring activity with Master students on IT and Computer Grids.
Yu.Demchenko graduated from the National Technical University of Ukraine "Kiev Polytechnic Institute" (KPI) in 1981 receiving diploma in Instrumentation and Measurement. In 1989 he has received Cand. of Sc. (Techn.) degree. He started his academic carrier as an Assistant Professor in 1989.
More information about his professional activity, projects,
publications, philosophy and hobbies can be found at his homepage http://www.uazone.org/demch/.