Evgeny Zotov

Mr Evgeny Zotov
Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering
University of Sheffield
Sheffield S1 3JD

Email: EZotov1@sheffield.ac.uk 
Room: Sir Henry Stephenson Building, Room 204


Evgeny Zotov is conducting PhD research into 'AI-driven Monitoring and Optimization of Manufacturing Processes' under the supervision of Professor Visakan Kadirkamanathan and Professor Ashutosh Tiwari in the Department of Automatic Control and Systems Engineering, University of Sheffield.

Evgeny completed his MSc in Operational Research and Management Science at the University of Strathclyde (UK) in 2013. In 2012 he obtained the bachelor’s degree in Economics and Finance from the Higher School of Economics (Russia). Since 2008 and until the start of his work towards a PhD degree at the University of Sheffield in 2017, Evgeny worked with multiple large financial institutions as an IT consultant on behalf of Accenture.

Research Interests

  • Neural network architectures for manufacturing applications
  • Generative adversarial networks
  • Neuroevolution, evolutionary optimisation for neural networks
  • Industry 4.0 middleware IT architectures

Other Activities

Evgeny enjoys composing and playing electronic jazz rock using a synthesizer and an electric guitar.