Michael Nekrasov



Fountain, T., Sameer, T., Shin, P. Nekrasov, M. (2012). “The Open Source DataTurbine Initiative: Empowering the Scientific Community with Streaming Data Middleware.” Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 93:242–252.


Jaroensutasinee, M., Jaroensutasinee, K., Bainbridge, S., Fountain, T., Chumkiew, S., Noonsang, P. Kuhapon, U. Vannarat, S. Poyai, S. Nekrasov, M. (2012). “Sensor Networks Applications for Reefs at Racha Island, Thailand.” Published in the Proceedings of the 12th International Coral Reef Symposium. Cairns, Australia. 9-13 July 2012.



Jaroensutasinee, K., Jaroensutasinee, M., Bainbridge, S., Fountain, T., Holbrook, S., Nekrasov, M. et. al (2012). “CREON – Integrating Disparate Sources of Remote Coral Reef Sensor Data.” Published in the Proceedings of the 12th International Coral Reef Symposium. Cairns, Australia. 9-13 July 2012.



Jaroensutasinee, M., Jaroensutasinee, K., Fountain, T., Nekrasov, M. et. al (2011). "Coral Sensor Network at Racha Island, Thailand." Published in the Proceedings of the Environmental Information Management Conference 2011 (EIM 2011). Santa Barbara, CA.



Lu, S. Perry, M. Nekrasov, M. Fountain, Arzberger, M. Wang, Y. Lin, C. (2011). "Automatic analysis of Camera Image Data: an Example of Honey Bee (Apis cerana) Images from Shanping Wireless Sensor Network." Taiwan Journal of Forest Science. 6 (26); 305-311.



Nekrasov, M., & McMahon, B. (2010). "Data Turbine in Undergraduate Research." Poster presentation at 18th biannual Pacific Rim Applications and Grid Middleware Assembly (PRAGMA) Conference. San Diego, CA: UCSD.

Winter 2013


Workshop: Pacific Rim Application and Grid Middleware Assembly (PRAGMA) 24

Poster/workgroup. Environmental and disaster monitoring

Winter 2013


Workshop: Fulbright Southeast Asia

Moderator, Poster presentation. Flood detection in gulf of Thailand.

Fall 2011


Workshop: Sensor Tools Workshop at Albuquerque LTER Office

Led 3hr interactive workshop on working with Data Turbine software. Powerpoint.

Fall 2011


Workshop: SensorNIS Workshop at Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest

Invited presentation on event detection in real time data streams

Fall 2011


Conference: Environmental Information Management Conference (EIM) 2011

Presentation on real-time event detection using streaming-data middleware and complex event processing

Fall 2010

(Site Visit)

Site Visit: Australian Institute of Marine Science

Worked on an AIMS research vessel deployed at Orpheus Island to learn about techniques and instrumentation for the deployment of sensor networks on the Great Barrier Reef

Summer 2010


Workshop: Coral Reef Environmental Observation Network (CREON) 6

Conference at Orchid Island Taiwan, planned future Thailand deployment

Summer 2010

(Site Visit)

Site Visit: Taiwan Forestry Research Institute (TFRI)

Planned future of terrestrial observatory projects with TFRI and reviewed progress of mentored students

Spring 2010


Workshop: Coral Reef Environmental Observation Network (CREON) 5

Attended conference, presented project

Spring 2010


Workshop: Pacific Rim Application and Grid Middleware Assembly (PRAGMA) 18

Presented a research poster, poster later sent to NSF upon request

Summer 2009

(Site Visit)

Site Visit: Taiwan Forestry Research Institute (TFRI)

Established collaborative project on automated bee counting


HTML 5; CSS 3; JavaScript; JQuery, XML; JSP; SQL; PHP;  Java; C; C++; Python; Verilog; Prolog; OCAML; Assembly Languages (MIPS, SPARC);


JSON; AJAX; SOAP; REST API; Twitter Bootstrap; Android Development; TCP/IP Stack; Embedded devices, Microcontrollers; GUI Development; Data Processing; API Development; J2EE Applications; Data Turbine; ESPER; Apache Servers; Windows Servers;


Eclipse; Linux; Mac OS; MS-DOS; Sun OS/Solaris; Windows 95/98/2K/XP/Vista/7; Microsoft Office; Adobe Photoshop/Lightroom/Dreamweaver/Flash/ etc..; Mathematica; LoggerNet; WeatherLink;


Artificial Intelligence, Programming Languages, Assembly, Compilers, Computer Design , Computer Architecture, Operating Systems, Computer Security, Networks, Data Structures, Software Engineering, Cognitive Science, Computability & Intractability, Mathematical Reasoning, Advanced Calculus, Advanced Linear Algebra, Graph Theory, Statistics, Combinatorics, Number Theory, Physics (Electromagnetics, Optics, Mechanical, Thermodynamics), Analog Design, Circuits and Systems, Android Development, Computational Geometry


China, Japan, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Thailand, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, England, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Vatican City, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Norway, Russia, Scotland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, Canada, Mexico, USA (31 states), Peru, Australia, New Zealand

Lived In

Scotland (study abroad), Taiwan (research), Thailand (research), Russia (born), USA


English (Native), Russian (Native), Spanish (3 Years)


PADI Open Water Dive Certified, Amateur radio license (KG6PWR)


(9 months)

Fulbright at Walailak University (WU), Thailand

Early earning flood detection in the Gulf of Thailand using real-time environmental monitoring in the gulf.

2009-2011, 2012

(3 years)

Research Assistant California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (CALIT2)

Real time data streaming and analysis as part of the Open Source Data Turbine Initiative

Fall 2010

(8 weeks)

Research project with Walailak University (WU) Thailand

Lead for a new coral reef underwater observatory, logistical work, programming, design. Real time data sent to UCSD, WU, and AIMS

Summer 2009

(8 weeks)

Pacific Rim Undergraduate Experiences (PRIME) research internship at National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium (NMMBA) Taiwan

Automated coral spawning detection using coral fluorescence and computer vision

Fall 2012

(11 weeks)

Teaching Assistant - University of California Santa Barbara

Foundations of Computer Science

Spring 2010

(5 months)

Mentored Pacific Rim Undergraduate Experiences (PRIME) Students

Mentored two PRIME students who were sent to expand on our collaborative projects with TFRI


(9 months)

Private Tutor in Computer Science

Tutored local high school students in AP Computer Science

01/2003 to Present

Mikrasov Design (Independent Contracting)

Web design, networking and computer consulting for individuals and local businesses

01/2010 to 01/2013


Lead front-end web weveloper for a used vehicle-report company

10/2009 to 03/2011
01/2012 to 05/2012

California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (CALIT2)

Research Assistant: Programmer Analyst, Systems Engineer, Field Technician

09/2008 to 03/2010

University of California San Diego (UCSD) International Center

Tech Aid: fixed computers, web design, helped staff, ran tutorials

2010, 2013

Outreach: Science workshop for secondary schools in Thailand

Taught at several workshops teaching kids scientific analysis using a weather station.

2008 - 2012

Presentations in Education through International Research

02/25/2012 - Panelist: Lessons from Abroad Conference

01/26/2012 - Presenter: Experimental Learning Conference

02/26/2011 - Panelist: Lessons from Abroad Conference

11/09/2009 - Organizer: Engineering Abroad Info Session

10/10/2008 - Panelist: Study Abroad Panel

09/2008 to 03/2011

International Center

Worked with UCSD C.S. and Programs Abroad offices to promote engineering students to study and intern abroad

09/2004 to 06/2007

Outreach: Torrey Pines High School

Started and led I.T. club, repaired and donated computers and gave them to more than 150 underprivileged students. Club continued years after me leaving the school.

  • NSF Graduate Fellowship Recipient 2012
  • Fulbright Scholar 2012
  • UCSB Fellowship Recipient 2012
  • Graduated Cum Laude 2011
  • UCSD Robins Scholarship 2010
  • BAE Systems Scholarship 2009
  • Boeing Scholarship 2008
  • UCSD Programs Abroad Returnee of the Year 2010
  • UCSD Friends of International Center Scholarship 2007
  • UCSD Provost Honors 2006- 2009
  • Inducted Tau Beta Pi (TBP) 2009
  • Inducted Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) 2009
  • Inducted National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSC) 2007