Anna Kalyuzhnaya – PhD, the head of the Marine Smart Technologies research group at the eScience Research Institute at ITMO University and Assistant Professor at the High Performance Computing Department. Since 2011, she has participated in projects to develop and maintain the Flood Prevention System in St. Petersburg for the St. Petersburg Flood Barrier (customer – BCC Company), and in projects focused on scientific research in the estimation and forecast of extreme metocean events. She also participates in many R&D projects and is a part of the team of International Research and Educational Centre of ICT collaborative type - TROIKA (Technology and Research On Information-driven Knowledge Alliance).
In 2014, Anna presented her thesis, Methods and Technologies for Computational Uncertainty Management of St. Petersburg Flood Prevention System. Her research focuses on metocean processes simulation, probabilistic modeling and statistical analysis, and data assimilation methods.