Kirill was born in Kiev, Ukraine in 1985 and lived there until the age of 8. Lived in Germany for 2 years. Toured France, Holland and Russia. Moved to South Africa in 1995. Obtained Bachelors degree in Electrical and Electronic engineering at the university of Johannesburg in 2008. Obtained a scholarship from the Japanese ministry of education sports science and technology in 2008. Obtained Masters degree from Yokohama National University in 2011 and PhD. from the same university in 2014. Kirill is currently an Assistant Professor at Ritsumeikan University where he is pursuing robotics research.
His interests include humanoid robotics, mechanisms, actuators, algorithms and artificial intelligence.
Hobbies: PC games, technology, spending time with my special someone.