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Denis Derkach

  • Member of the HSE Academic Council
  • Denis Derkach has been at HSE University since 2015.

Education and Degrees

  • 2010

    University of Paris XI

  • 2007

    Master's in Physics
    St Petersburg State University

  • 2004

    St Petersburg State University

Continuing education / Professional retraining / Internships / Study abroad experience

2015 University of London, lead college: London School of Economics, diploma for graduates, management.

Professional Interests

Courses (2023/2024)

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)


RSCF, Presidential program for group lead by young researchers. Project 17-72-20127. New Physics Search in LHCb using Deep Learning Techniques. 

RSCF, Presidential program for group lead by young researchers. Extension Program. Project 17-72-20127. New Physics Search in LHCb using Deep Learning Techniques. 


  • 2023
    XXIV Харитоновские тематические научные чтения по проблемам ускорительной техники и физики высоких энергий (Саров). Presentation: Анализ треугольника унитарности в схеме Кабиббо-Кобаяши-Маскава
  • 2016

    Fourth Annual Large Hadron Collider Physics Conference (LHCP2016) (Лунд). Presentation: CP Violation in charm decays with LHCb

  • VIII INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON CHARM PHYSICS (Bologna). Presentation: Impact of charm physics to CKM fit

  • 81st LHCb Collaboration Week (Сантьяго-де-Компостела). Presentation: n-faces of the Monitoring
  • Machine Learning in Physics (Лондон). Presentation: Yandex experience of machine learning in HEP
  • Seminari INFN (Болонья). Presentation: Recent advances in the Machine Learning Methods for the High-Energy Physics

  • 2015

    The Third Annual Large Hadron Collider Physics (Санкт-Петербург). Presentation: Prospects on Heavy Flavour Physics at the HL-LHC

  • LHCb week (Bologna). Presentation: Charm Working group summary



Academic Secretary to the Dissertation Council in Computer Science.

Member of Faculty council 

Member of Faculty Research committee 

Employment history


2022 - н.в. Head of the Laboratory of methods for big data analysis (Lambda), HSE University.

2017 – н. в. 

Assistant Professor, Higher School of Economics.
2015 – 2022 Senior Researcher, Higher School of Economics.
2015 – 2017Researcher, Yandex Data Factory/Yandex Research.
2013 – 2015Marie Curie Fellow under FP7-IEF program, University of Oxford, UK.
2011 – 2012CERN Associate
2011  – 2013 INFN international fellow based at INFN Sezione di Bologna, Bologna, Italy.
2007 – 2010

PhD Student, Laboratoire de l‘Accélérateur Linéaire, 

Université Paris-Sud XI, Orsay, France."

2007Visiting Scientist, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron, Zeuthen, Germany.
2006 2007 Engineer, Laboratory for Ultra-High Energies, St.Petersburg State University, V. A. Fock Institute for Physics, St.Petersburg, Russia
2004 – 2007 High School Teacher, Emperor Alexander II gymnasium, St. Petersburg, Russia.


Timetable for today

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At Sarov Technopark, Researchers from HSE Faculty of Computer Science Discussed AI for Data Analysis in Physics

The Laboratory of Methods for Data Analysis of the HSE Faculty of Computer Science, in collaboration with the All-Russian Research Institute of Experimental Physics (RFNC-VNIIEF, Sarov) and the National Centre for Physics and Mathematics, recently held the Second All-Russian School-Seminar on High Energy Physics and Accelerator Technology.

Second Congress of Young Scientists: Students Are Ready to Implement Breakthrough Projects

The 2nd Congress of Young Scientists was held at the Sirius Park of Science and Art in Sochi. HSE University representatives took an active part in it, working at various venues where a wide range of topics were discussed—from university development to machine learning and scientific cinema.

Fall into ML: Autumn School and Conference on Machine Learning Held at HSE University

On November 1st-3rd, 2022 the International Laboratory of Stochastic Algorithms and High-Dimensional Inference of the HSE Faculty of Computer Science and the Laboratory of Methods for Big Data Analysis with the support of HSE AI Centre and the Russian Science Foundation organized the first autumn school and conference on artificial intelligence ‘Fall into ML’. The new format of the event included a school for students and young researchers.

Faculty of Computer Science Lab Develops Monitoring System for LHC Experiment

Researchers from the Laboratory of Methods for Big Data Analysis (LAMBDA) at the HSEFaculty of Computer Science have created a monitoring system that is used in the Large Hadron Collider beauty experiment (LHCb). The system helps track the quality of the collected data and allows operators to quickly find errors.

From Neurobiology to a Collider: HSE Researchers Present their Discoveries at ZIL.Nauka Festival

Which brain lobes should we stimulate to improve our short-term memory? What is ‘warm radiation’ and why it is so important that people help each other? Which manufacturing systems will artificial intelligence master the fastest? Scholars from HSE University offered their scientific opinions on all these and more at the ZIL.Nauka festival.

HSE University among Founders of Super C-Tau Factory

Ten universities and institutes have announced a partnership to construct an electron-positron collider in order to study the production and properties of charmed particles and tau leptons. The new experiment will be part of the Super C-Tau Factory project. It was founded by two international teams and eight from Russia, including HSE University.

"My Model Will Be Used to Analyse Data from the ATLAS Detector Collected During the New Collider Launch in 2022"

Tigran Ramazyan, a fourth-year student of the Data Science and Business Analytics double-degree programme, has talked about his studies at the Faculty and internship at CERN openlab.

HSE Researcher Appointed Coordinator in Large Hadron Collider Experiment

Mikhail Guschin, Research Fellow at the HSE University Laboratory of Methods for Big Data Analysis of the Faculty of Computer Science, was appointed coordinator of the machine learning and statistics working group in the LHCb Large Hadron Collider experiment at CERN (the European Organization for Nuclear Research). He will be the only representative of a Russian University among the coordinators for the experiment’s working groups.

Charmed, Doubly Strange

Algorithm devised by HSE University and Yandex helped catch new particle at the Large Hadron Collider

Researchers Discover CP Violation in Charm Meson Decays

Artificial Intelligence Learns to Predict Elementary Particle Signals

HSE Becomes LHCb Associate Member at CERN

The Higher School of Economics has joined the LHCb collaboration at the Large Hadron Collider, which is operated by the European Organization for Nuclear Research. The group from HSE will consist of researchers from the Laboratory of Methods for Big Data Analysis (LAMBDA). This will give HSE researchers full access to data from the collaboration and allow the university to participate in various projects.

Masterclasses Introduce High School Students to Particle Physics

National Research University Higher School of Economics hosted a masterclass in particle physics on March 27 and brought high school students to participate. These students took a day off from school to go to the University and dive into the actual data. Scientists of the HSE Laboratory of Methods for Big Data Analysis (LAMBDA) Denis Derkach and Fedor Ratnikov introduced them to the tiniest building blocks of the universe and to the accelerators and detectors which probe these mysterious particles.

Welcome Aboard: Post-Doc Introductions

Every year, HSE hires post-doctoral researchers from all over the world. And in 2017-18, more than 30 of them started work at laboratories and research centres in a large range of fields and specializations. The HSE Lookis pleased to introduce this year’s international researchers, so that you can learn more about your colleagues and find out about opportunities for potential collaboration.

HSE Researchers Receive a Grant to Search for New Physics

A team of researchers from the HSE Laboratory of Methods for Big Data Analysis (LAMBDA) has won a contest held by the Presidential Research Funding Programme. Researchers with the laboratory are developing a system of algorithms that will help physicists look for new particles in the Large Hadron Collider.

CERN Workshop at the HSE Faculty of Computer Science

Thirty school students from Moscow and the Moscow Region recently had an opportunity to meet international researchers and analyze data obtained from the Large Hadron Collider at a workshop organized by HSE’s Faculty of Computer Science, Yandex and CERN.

HSE Open Talks at HSE Day

Each year HSE welcomes new colleagues – Ph.D. holders from the world’s best universities – who join the university through the international recruiting programme. HSE continues the tradition of public lectures at HSE Day, and holds HSE Open Talks in English. Academics from all over the world representing the most diverse disciplines will discuss their research and talk with the public.

New Voices: Research Projects and Ideas

In 2015 HSE laboratories and centres chose 24 scholars as post-doctoral fellows in the fields of philosophy, history, data analysis, finance, and cognitive studies. University bulletin HSE Look introduces these researchers as well as the teams with which they are now working.

International Experts in the Faculty of Computer Science 

An important step in integrating the university into the global educational, scientific and research space is the expansion of international recruiting. Since its very first year, the Faculty of Computer Science at the Higher School of Economics has had a foreign professor working on staff. In 2015, four internationally recruited experts teach and conduct research in the faculty.