Associate Professor, Dmitry earned a Ph.D. in mathematics & physics about algorithms for colour segmentation applicable for scenes with complex illumination. He has also worked in South Korea at the Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT). Leading engineer in image processing, machine vision and pattern recognition fields, he is also the author of more than 180 scientific publications and a charismatic university lecturer. Creative scientific visionary, Dmitry has invented several systems and technologies for internal passport recognition and video classification of vehicles. He is leading the technological development at Smart Engines and recently created the most advanced OCR technology called HIEROGLYPH.