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    RESEARCH INTERESTS Web Search, User Models, Effectiveness Metrics, Federated Search, Distributed Information Retrieval EDUCATION AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE April 2014 – current: Postdoctoral Researcher at the Information and Language Processing Systems group (ILPS), Informatics Institute, UvA, Amsterdam, Netherlands Research Topic: User Models and Effectiveness Metrics for Web Search October 2008 – January 2014: PhD student at the Information Retrieval Group, Faculty of Informatics, USI, Lugano, Switzerland Research Topic: Uncertainty in Distributed Information Retrieval Scientific Adviser: Prof. Fabio Crestani October 2013 – January 2014: Research Internship at Yandex, Moscow, Russia Research Topic: User Behavior in Aggregated Search Scientific Adviser: Dr. Pavel Serdyukov June – August 2012: Internship at the University of Strathclyde and the University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK Research Topic: Risk-Aware Methods for Distributed Information Retrieval Scientific Advisers: Prof. Ian Ruthven, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Strathclyde Dr. Leif Azzopardi, School of Computing Science, University of Glasgow July 2006 – October 2008: Researcher at the Information Management Research Group, Faculty of Mathematics and Mechanics, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia Research Topic: Adaptive Fusion of Multiple Image Features Scientific Adviser: Prof. Boris Novikov September 2001 – July 2006: BSc and MSc at the Faculty of Mathematics and Mechanics, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia Major: Computer Science and Software Engineering Minor: Mathematics STRENGTHS Information Retrieval, Statistics, Algorithms and Data Structures, Databases, Software Engineering COMMUNITY SERVICE PC chair: RuSSIR 2015 Co-organizer: Search Intent Mining task (IMine-2) at NTCIR-12 PC member: WWW 2016, SIGIR 2015, WWW 2015, ECIR 2015, ICTIR 2015, AIST 2015, AINL-ISMW 2015, HIA Workshop 2015, SIGIR Demos 2014, ECIR Tutorials 2014, SIGIR Short Papers 2013, SIGIR Posters 2012, SIGIR Posters 2011 Reviewer: TOIS, IP&M, IR Journal Subreviewer: WSDM 2016, WSDM 2015, WSDM 2013, TPDL 2013, IIR 2013, SAC 2013, WSDM 2012, SPIRE 2012, IIIX 2012, SPIRE 2010, CIKM 2009 OC member: RuSSIR 2015, RuSSIR 2011, SIGIR 2010 OPEN-SOURCE SOFTWARE • Python library of click models for web search “PyClick”, available at https://github.com/markovi/PyClick • Java library of distributed retrieval techniques “LiDR”, available at https://github.com/markovi/LiDR SUPERVISION PhD co-supervision: • Yaser Norouzzadeh (UvA), User Behavior in Location Search • Anastasia Giachanou (USI), Opinion Mining for Distributed IR • Shangsong Liang (UvA), Efficient Data Fusion, graduation December 2014 MSc supervision: • R´emi de Zoeten (UvA), Computational Stylometry in Adversarial Settings, graduation July 2015, grade 7.5 • Simon Widler (UvA), Automated and Flexible Error Detection for Mobile Expense Reporting, graduation on July 2015, grade 7.5 PhD committee: Maria-Hendrike Peetz (UvA), Time-Aware Online Reputation Analysis, graduation March 2015 TEACHING Course organizer and lecturer: • February-March 2016: Web Search, 1st year MSc, UvA, Information Studies program. • February-March 2015: Web Search, 1st year MSc, UvA, Information Studies program. Conference tutorials: • An Introduction to Click Models for Web Search, SIGIR 2015 • Advanced Click Models and their Applications to IR, SIGIR 2015 • Distributed Information Retrieval and Applications, ECIR 2013 • Distributed Information Retrieval, Yandex Summer School in Distributed Computing 2011 • Distributed Information Retrieval, RuSSIR 2010 • Distributed Information Retrieval, ECIR 2010 Teaching assistant: • Autumn 2011-2012: Information Retrieval, 3rd year BSc, USI, Faculty of Informatics. • Spring 2009-2011: Theory of Computation, 3rd year BSc, USI, Faculty of Informatics. • Autumn 2009: Web-Development, 2nd year BSc, USI, Faculty of Informatics. • Spring 2008: Java Programming Language, 1st year BSc, St. Petersburg State University on Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics.