Name: Mykola Lavreniuk (M)
Affiliation: Space Research Institute NAS Ukraine and SSA Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine


2014 – 2016: MSc Degree in Applied Mathematics; Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.
2016 – present: PhD in Applied Mathematics; National technical university of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv polytechnic institute”.

Areas of expertise: remote sensing (optical and radar), GIS, intelligent computations (machine learning for classification), agriculture (application of EO techniques), big data.

Achievements: DAAD scholarship, Bonn, Germany (1 October – 30 November, 2017), National Academy of Science of Ukraine Fellowship for young researches (2016-2018), Young Scientists Award of the National Academy of Science of Ukraine for the project “Methods and Information Technology for Satellite Data Georeference” (2014).

Experience with international and national projects:

    • Stimulating Innovation for Global Monitoring of Agriculture and its Impact on the Environment in support of GEOGLAM (SIGMA) (2013-2017), FP7 of European Commission.
    • ESA project on country level demonstration Sen2Agri (2016)
    • Earth observation-based information products for drought risk assessment on a national basis (EvIDENz) (2016-2018)
    • Google Earth Engine Research Award (2016) “Large scale crop mapping in Ukraine using SAR and optical data fusion”.
    • Joint Experiment for Crop Assessment and Monitoring (JECAM) Ukraine, establishment of the JECAM test site in Ukraine, application of EO techniques for agriculture.
    • The responsible executor for the project “Crop Classification Methodology Using Satellite Data” with The National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (2015-2016)

Currently working on PhD research on “Models and deep learning methods for geospatial analysis tasks” and interested on Sustainable Development Goals monitoring within Essential Variables (EVs) and Indicators for the territory of Ukraine.