Nikita Kapchenko

Doctoral Student

About me

I am Nikita Kapachenko, a first year doctoral student at the Institute for Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence and Technology, Sofia University from October 2022. I am supervised by Prof. Dragomir Radev (Yale University) and Dr. Kristina Toutanova (Google).

My research spans computer vision, reinforcement learning, NLP and multimodality.


  • Mathematics, Vision and Learning, Ecole Normale Sup√©rieure, Paris 2021
  • Applied Mathematics, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris 2015-2017
  • Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics, Taras Shevchenko University, Kiev 2011-2015 (Top 5%)


  • Jacques Hadamard FMJH scholarship (France 2017)
  • Sophie German scholarship (France 2015)
  • 3rd place at Putnam Mathematical Competition (Kiev 2012) 

Relevant Work Experience

Ecole Normale Superieure, 04/2022 – 10/2022

Research intern

Variational autoencoder interpolation, France, 11/2018-08/2021

Quantitative Research

Stochastic models development, differential machine learning

Societe Generale, France, 05/2017-10/2018

Quantitative Research intern

Local stochastic volatility calibration