Ilya graduated from Buryat State University (Ulan-Ude) majoring in Engineering (Department of Physics and Technology).
Previously Ilya worked as an engineer in Hydrometeorological Research Center of Russian Federation (Hydrometcenter of Russia), Buryat Branch.
At the moment Ilya works as a technician in Skoltech Center of Energy Science and Technology. Ilya participated in the installation process of new laboratory equipment for a pouch batteries prototyping line. Ilya’s responsibilities include troubleshoot, maintenance, ensured proper use of CEST lab equipment (for chemical synthesis procedures, assembling cells, and other complex equipment), production of various details and repairing printed circuit boards for various lab chemical equipment.