Ilya holds a BSc degree in Computer Science and a MSc degree in Interactive Media and Knowledge Environments by Tallinn University. He has taught several bachelor and master level courses including Concept Mapping and Prototyping, Mobile Interactions, Experimental Interaction Design, Usability, Accessibility and User-Centered Design, Ubiquitous Computing, and Developing Interactive Systems.
Ilya has been working as a usability specialist at the Estonian Information System’s Authority focusing on designing new e-services for the Estonian State Portal eesti.ee as well as conducting usability and accessibility evaluation of existing state developed web sites and e-services. Currently he is working as a lecturer in Tallinn University’s School of Digital Technologies.
Ilya is a member of international cooperation projects COST ENJECT TD1405, COST AAPELE IC1303, and COST ENERGIC IC1203. His role in COST action ENJECT TD1405 is leading Working Group 2 on Technology Assessment.