### Maxim Babenko

**Инфокультура**

PhD, Associate Professor of Algorithms and Programming Technology at MIPT, head of the Yandex Faculty of Computer Science at HSE.

Teaches the courses "Algorithms and data structures" and "Algorithms in external memory" at the Yandex School of Data Analysis. Creator of the Big Data Infrastructure academic program.

Candidate of Sciences (PhD) in Mathematical Logic, Algebra and Number Theory, Associate Professor of Algorithms and Programming Technology at the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, and head of the Yandex Faculty of Computer Science at the Higher School of Economics National Research University. Leads development of the YT platform for distributed computing and data processing at Yandex.

A long-standing organizer of computer science competitions for youth and students. Adept at explaining the most complex subject matter in clear and simple terms.