Yuri Vershinin joined Coventry University, as Senior Lecturer in late 2000 after his research at Aston University, following on from his industrial career. His industrial work experience included digital and analog systems design, design and implementation of electronic systems for automation and control, and microprocessor control systems. His recent research has been carried out in the area of adaptive control systems, identification, decentralized control, Kalman filtering and optimal control. He has worked in machine vision, image processing and computer graphics.
At Coventry University he has formed the Intelligent Transport Systems and Telematics (ITS&T) Applied Research Group in order to work on practical tasks related to advanced automotive systems.
He participated in the preparation of joint project proposals for the European Union Frame Work Programme, FP-7, and was the Principal Investigator in several practical projects financed by the EPSRC and external companies. He has prepared with his colleagues from the Applied Mathematics Research Centre the project proposal to the European Union Commission DIONICOS, which includes 19 partner organizations around the world. The project proposal has been successful and has been awarded the grant of 546,600 Euros for the duration of 4 years.
Also, Yuri Vershinin is working on specific research and consultancy projects. He successfully completed the research and consultancy contract from an external organization to work on the project following to the given tasks by General Motors Company (GM Co.).