Olga Krestinskaya

B.Engg (2016), PhD (Expected - 2021) 

 Publications

  1. [Journal] Olga Krestinskaya, Alex Pappachen James, Leon Ong Chua, Neuro-memristive circuits for edge computing: A review, In IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (2019).
  2. [Journal] Olga Krestinskaya, Khaled Nabil Salama, and Alex Pappachen James. “Learning in Memristive Neural Network Architectures using Analog Backpropagation Circuits”. In: IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I (TCAS-I) (2018).
  3. [Journal] Olga Krestinskaya, Timur Ibrayev, and Alex Pappachen James. “Hierarchical temporal memory features with memristor logic circuits for pattern recognition”. In: IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems (2017).
  4. [Journal] Olga Krestinskaya, Irina Dolzhikova, and Alex Pappachen James. “Hierarchical Temporal Memory using Memristor Networks: A Survey”. In: IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computational Intelligence (2018).
  5. [Journal] Olga Krestinskaya and Alex Pappachen James. “Feature extraction without learning in an analog Spatial Pooler memristive-CMOS circuit design of Hierarchical Temporal Memory”. In: Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing (2018), pp. 1–9.
  6. [Journal] Kamilya Smagulova, Olga Krestinskaya, and Alex Pappachen James. “A memristor-based long short term memory circuit”. In: Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing (2018), pp. 1–6.
  7. [Journal] Nazgul Dastanova, Sultan Duisenbay, Olga Krestinskaya and Alex Pappachen James. “Bit-plane Extracted Moving-object Detection using Memristive Crossbar- CAM Arrays for Edge Computing Image Devices”. In: IEEE Access (2018).
  8. [Journal] Timur Ibrayev, Ulan Myrzakhan, Olga Krestinskaya, Aidana Irmanova and Alex Pappachen James. “On-chip face recognition system design with memristive Hierarchical Temporal Memory”. In: Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems 34.3 (2018), pp. 1393–1402.
  9. [Conference] Olga Krestinskaya, Khaled Nabil Salama, and Alex Pappachen James. “Analog Backpropagation Learning Circuits for Memristive Crossbar Neural Networks”. In: 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS). May 2018, pp. 1–5. doi: 10.1109/ISCAS.2018.8351344.
  10. [Conference] Olga Krestinskaya, Otaniyoz Otaniyozov and Alex Pappachen James."Binarized Neural Network with Stochastic Memristors." In: IEEE International Conference on Artificial Intelligence Circuits and Systems (IEEE AICAS 2019), IEEE (accepted)
  11. [Conference] Olga Krestinskaya and Alex Pappachen James. "AnalogHTM: Memristive Spatial Pooler Learning with Backpropagation ". In: IEEE International Conference on Artificial Intelligence Circuits and Systems (IEEE AICAS 2019), IEEE (accepted)
  12. [Conference] Olga Krestinskaya, Adilya Bakambekova and Alex Pappachen James. "AM- SNet: Analog Memristive System Architecture for Mean-Pooling with Dropout Convolutional Neural Network ". In: IEEE International Conference on Artificial Intelligence Circuits and Systems (IEEE AICAS 2019), IEEE (accepted)
  13. [Conference] Olga Krestinskaya and Alex Pappachen James. “Real-Time Analog Pixel-to- Pixel Dynamic Frame Differencing with Memristive Sensing Circuits”. In: IEEE Sensors 2018.
  14. [Conference] Olga Krestinskaya, Akshay Maan, and Alex Pappachen James. “Programmable Memristive Threshold Logic Gate Array”. In: IEEE Asia Pacific Conference on Circuits and Systems (APCCAS 2018). Oct. 2018.
  15. [Conference] Olga Krestinskaya and Alex Pappachen James. “Approximate Probabilistic Neural Networks with Gated Threshold Logic”. In: IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEENANO 2018). July 2018.
  16. [Conference] Olga Krestinskaya and Alex Pappachen James. “Binary Weighted Memristive Analog Deep Neural Network for Near-Sensor Edge Processing”. In: IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEENANO 2018). July 2018
  17. [Conference] Aidana Irmanova, Olga Krestinskaya, and Alex Pappachen James. “Image Based HTM Word Recognizer for Language processing”. In: IEEE/IEIE ICCE- Asia 2018 IEEE International Conference On Consumer Electronics (IEEE ICCE- Asia 2018). June 2018.
  18. [Conference] Kamilya Smagulova, Kazybek Adam, Olga Krestinskaya and Alex Pappachen James. “Design of CMOS-memristor Circuits for LSTM architecture”. In: IEEE International Conferences on Electron Devices and Solid- State Circuits (IEDSSC 2018). June 2018.
  19. [Conference] Olga Krestinskaya, Joshin John Mathew and Alex Pappachen James. “Unified Model for Contrast Enhancement and Denoising”. In: VLSI (ISVLSI), 2017 IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on. IEEE. 2017, pp. 379–384.
  20. [Conference] Aidana Irmanova, Olga Krestinskaya, and Alex Pappachen James. “Neuro- morphic adaptive edge-preserving denoising filter”. In: Rebooting Computing (ICRC), 2017 IEEE International Conference on. IEEE. 2017, pp. 1–6.
  21. [Conference] Timur Ibrayev, Olga Krestinskaya, and Alex Pappachen James. “Design and implication of a rule based weight sparsity module in HTM spatial pooler”. In: Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS), 2017 24th IEEE International Conference on. IEEE. 2017, pp. 274–277.

Awards

  1. IEEE CASS Pre-doctoral Award - 2019
  2. IEEE CASS Travel Grant - AICAS 2019
  3. Certificate of achievement for outstanding research performance (ECE)
  4. Dean‘s List certificate in recognition of academic excellence
  5. Full-paper competition award, student conference, Nazarbayev University
  6. Letter of Recognition for Excellence: Embedded Microcontroller course
  7. Letter of Appreciation for Excellence during VI Astana Economic Forum
  8. Certificate of Distinction, UCL Foundation Program, Nazarbayev University 

Work experiences

  1. [2016-present] Research Assistant, Nazarbayev University, School of Engineering, Kazakhstan. Pattern recognition algorithms and analog circuit design.
  2. [2017–2018] Teaching Assistant, Nazarbayev University, School of Engineering, Analog circuit design Course, Digital Integrated Circuits Design Course. Supervision of students‘ projects, Marking of the weekly progress reports, Providing feedback, Laboratory Sessions, Invigilating during Exams.
  3. [March–July,2018] Research Internship, FCT/UNL NOVA, Portugal, Supervisor: Prof. Joao Goes. Design of Neural Network based Analog-to-Digital Converters.
  4. [May– August,2017] Research Internship, KAUST, Saudi Arabia, Supervisor: Prof. Khaled Salama. Analog Learning Circuit Design.
  5. [May–July, 2015] industry Internship, NITEC, Astana, Kazakhstan. Simulation of Convolutional Neural Network