Gleb Kuznetsov


Harvard University

PhD | Expected 2019


Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Master of Engineering | Feb 2011

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Thesis: Augmenting human intelligence via externalized knowledge representation and intelligent information retrieval

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Bachelor of Science | June 2010

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science


George Church Lab at Harvard Medical School

Research Assistant | Boston, MA | Aug 2012 - present

Combining computational and experimental methods to engineer biology.


Software Engineer | Mountain View, CA | Feb 2011 - May 2012

Frontend and backend engineer on Google+. Extensive experience designing and coding in Java and JavaScript. Promoted to Software Engineer III before leaving.


Software Engineer | Cambridge, MA | June 2010 - Aug 2010

Worked on a visual-spatial interface for knowledge-sharing driven by an artificial intelligence agent system.

MIT EECS Teaching Assistant

6.034 Intro to AI (Professor Patrick H. Winston) | Fall 2010

6.01 Intro to EECS I (Professor Leslie P. Kaelbling) | Spring 2010

Tutorials and lab hours teaching search, machine learning, state estimation, and basic hardware.

MIT Media Lab Open Mind Common Sense Group

Artificial Intelligence Research | Cambridge, MA | May 2009 - Jan 2010

Developed simulator for studying commonsense AI agents. Simulator has subsequently been used in Marvin Minsky's Society of Mind course and is being further developed as part of the MIT Mind Machine Project as Isis World, recently presented at AAAI Conference.


X6 Hybrid Software Internship | Munich, Germany | May - Aug 2008

Implemented software layer for hybrid engine functional security.

MIT Africa Information Technology Initiative (AITI)

Java and Entrepreneurship Instructor | Nairobi, Kenya | May - Aug 2007

Developed and taught curriculum as part of 5-member team to over 100 university and high school students. Initiated transition of the program toward mobile development.


MIT AITI Executive Committee

VP and Curriculum Development | Cambridge, MA | 2007 - 2010

Raised over $75,000 in sponsorships from companies and MIT departments. Established relationships for mentorship and equipment with Google and Nokia. Handled logistics for teams travelling to Kenya and Rwanda.

Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity

President, Recruitment Chairman | Boston, MA | 2008 - 2009

Coordinated fellow undergraduate officers to oversee day-to-day operations of 65-member chapter, including building maintenance, events, and relations with the MIT community, alumni, and the national organization.


  • Genome Engineering
  • Bioinformatics
  • Intelligence Augmentation Tools
  • Knowledge Networks


  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning
  • Computational Biology
  • Computational Cog Sci
  • Algorithms
  • Computer Systems
  • UI Design
  • Probability
  • Game Theory


  • Python
  • Java
  • JavaScript


  • Django
  • Google Closure
  • Android
  • Google Web Toolkit
  • Google App Engine


  • Linux (Ubuntu)
  • Mac OS X
  • Windows


  • Russian (fluent)
  • German (intermediate)
  • French (intermediate)