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Dr. Dymitr Ruta

Chief Researcher

Dr. Dymitr Ruta received his PhD degree in Statistical Pattern Recognition from the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) in 2003. His research interests span broad areas of machine learning (ML), artificial intelligence (AI), knowledge discovery (KD) and nature-inspired modelling (NIM).

Prior to joining EBTIC, he worked as an Academic Lecturer at UWS, Senior Researcher at BT Group CTO’s Intelligent Systems Lab (UK) and Researcher at Boronia Capital Hedge Fund (Australia). He has an impressive track records of business revenue and value generation through development and deployment of machine learning models within telecom and financial industries. He developed a number of predictive services at BT including automated customer churn prediction, BT line fault predictor and led a number of BI projects like customer life-cycle modelling, product diffusion on social networks, business process prediction. He also developed a number of successful ML-inspired trading models delivering alpha in the futures and FX medium frequency space and managed $M trading portfolio.

Dymitr is a passionate and curious ML expert always hungry for theoretical explanations and novel applications delivering business value and wellbeing to the society. His expertise in the field is acknowledged by multiple international awards (BCS, BT, EU-NISIS, EU-DaimlerChrysler), 40+ peer reviewed publications, 2 patents and numerous joint research initiatives and running university collaborations.

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