Tatiana Albertovna Gavrilova

Professor, Department of Information Technologies in Management

Tatiana Albertovna Gavrilova

Artificial Intelligence (Bachelor program)

Knowledge Engineering (Master program)

Research Seminar (Master program)

Visual and analytical thinking (Executive MBA)


  • Doctor of Computer Science, St. Petersburg State Technical University, 1996. 
  • Candidate of Computer Science, Leningrad Polytechnic Institute, 1986. 
  • Doctoral programme, Leningrad Polytechnic Institute, Faculty of technical cybernetics, 1982–1985. 
  • Specialist Degree in Computer Science (with honours), Leningrad Institute of Railway Engineers, 1975. 


  • Knowledge Engineering  
  • Knowledge Management  
  • Ontological models for education and management 
  • Visual and analytical thinking 
  • Digital technologies in education 



  • 2007 - present – Professor, Information Technologies in Management Department, Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg State University. 
  • 1996 – 2007 – Professor, Intelligent Computer Technologies Department, Institute of International Educational Programs, St. Petersburg  Polytechnic University. 
  • 1992 - 1996 – Associate Professor, Intelligent Computer Technologies Department, St. Petersburg Polytechnic University. 
  • 1993 - 1996 - Associate Professor, Expert Systems Department, Leningrad Institute of Management Methods and Technologies (LIMTU). 
  • 1977 - 1992 – Senior Engineer, then Senior Lecturer, Expert Systems Department, Leningrad Institute of Management Methods and Technologies (LIMTU). 
  • 1975 – 1977 – Junior Research Fellow, Computer Lab, Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences. 


  • 2007 - present – Head of Department, Information Technologies in Management Department, Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg State University. 
  • 1997 - 2002 - Head of Intelligent Systems Lab, Institute for High Performance Computing and Data Bases. 
  • 1992 - 1996 – Deputy Pedagogical Director in Vocational Renewal Center “Management and Computer Technologies” (MANCOMTECH), Leningrad Institute of Management Methods and Technologies (LIMTU). 


Monographs, chapters in books, textbooks 




Articles in peer review and professional journals 





International (last 5 years): 

  • Intelligent Systems Conference 2019 (IntelliSys 2019), London, UK, September 5-6, 2019. Gavrilova T., Grinberg E. “Visual Ontology Sketching for Preliminary Knowledge Base Design.” Intelligent Systems and Applications: Proceedings of the 2019 Intelligent Systems Conference IntelliSys, Vol.1, in: Yaxin Bi, Rahul Bhatia, Supriya Kapoor (eds.), pp. 566-576, 2020.  
  • International Forum on Knowledge Asset Dynamics 2019 (IFKAD 2019): Knowledge Ecosystems and Growth, Matera, Italy, June 5-7, 2019. Paper: Gavrilova T., Kuznetsova A. “Developing a Big Picture View on Research through Visualization Techniques.” 
  • 6th International KES Conference on Smart Education and e-Learning (KES SEEL-2019), St. Julian’s, Malta, June 17–19, 2019. Gavrilova T., Kokoulina L. “Using Ontology Engineering to Design an Artificial Intelligence Course.” Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies: Smart Education and e-Learning 2019, in: Uskov V., Howlett R., Jain L.C. (eds.), pp. 201-207. 
  • International Forum on Knowledge Asset Dynamics 2018 (IFKAD 2018): Societal Impact of Knowledge and Design, Delft, Netherlands, July 4-6, 2018. Paper: Kudryavtsev D., Gavrilova T., Kuznetsova A. “The Efficacy of Knowledge Management Tools across Domains.” 
  • 19th European Conference on Knowledge Management (ECKM 2018), Padua, Italy, September 6-7, 2018. Gavrilova T., Kubelskiy M. “Knowledge Management Specification: Building an Ontology to get a Shared Understanding.” Proceedings of the 19th European Conference on Knowledge Management (ECKM 2018), Vol.1, in: Bolisani E., Di Maria E., Scarso E. (eds.), pp. 1177-1180, 2018. 
  • International Forum on Knowledge Asset Dynamics 2016 (IFKAD 2016): Towards a New Architecture of Knowledge: Big Data, Culture and Creativity, Dresden, Germany, June 15-17, 2016. Paper: Gavrilova T., Alsufyev A., Kokoulina L. “Specifics of knowledge management lifecycle in Russia: a pilot study.” 
  • 8th European Conference on Intellectual Capital ECIC 2016, Venice, Italy, May 12-13, 2016. Alsufyev A., Gavrilova T. “Figures and Images for Codification Intangibles: New Look at Business Knowledge Mapping.” Proceedings of 8th European Conference on Intellectual Capital ECIC 2016, pp. 10-18, 2016. 

National (last 5 years): 

  • II International Scientific and Practical Youth Conference on Knowledge Management in Digital Economy (KMCONF’19), Moscow, April 17-19, 2019. Paper: Gavrilova T. “Knowledge visualisation for ‘smart people’: system perspective.” 
  • XVI Russian Conference on Artificial Intelligence (RCAI-2018), Moscow, September 24-27, 2018. Paper: Gavrilova T. “The authors’ design of artificial intelligent courses: ontology approach.” 
  • XXII International Scientific and Practical Conference ‘Systems Analysis in Engineering and Control’ (SAEC-2018), Saint Petersburg, May 22-24, 2018. Paper: Gavrilova T. “Artificial Intelligence: History, Speculation and New Challenges.” 
  • XXI Russian Scientific Conference on ‘Enterprise Engineering and Knowledge Management’ (EEKM 2018), Moscow, April 25-28, 2018. Gavrilova T., Grinberg E., Alsufyev A. «Fundamentals of theory of visual knowledge models: the analysis of the works of Professor Martin J. Eppler.” Enterprise Engineering and Knowledge Management’ (EEKM 2018): Proceedings of the XXI Russian Scientific Conference, Vol.1, pp. 14-20, 2018.



  • The letter of gratitude from Olga Dergunova, Deputy President and Chairman of VTB Bank Management Board, GSOM SPbU Director, for revival of the practice of research seminars at the department (2021)
  • Winner of the public award of professional recognition “Transformation” in the nomination "For research in the field of knowledge engineering and contribution to the development of knowledge management in Russia" of the Association of specialists and experts in knowledge management "KM-ALLIANCE". 
  • Honored Worker of Higher Education of the Russian Federation, 2018. 
  • SPIBA Awards Ceremony 2016, nomination “SPIBA ACADEMIC EXPERT”. 
  • Winner of SPbU prize “For research work”, 2015. 
  • Fulbright Scholar Program (Fulbright Scholarship Award, University of Pittsburgh, USA, 2005; Senior Fulbright Scholar in Penn State University, USA, 1998). 
  • ITHEA prize for Outstanding Achievements in the field of Information Theories and Applications, 2003. 


  • Development of the knowledge bases from empirical research datasets: ontological approach (EMPIRION), 2020-2022 (Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) grant). 
  • ONTology development for innovAtive pRoductIon and Services customers' knowledge (ONT​ARIS), 2020-2021 (St. Petersburg State University grant). 
  • Innovations in Company Knowledge Management: Typology, Methodology and Recommendations (INNOVARRA) (Russian Science Foundation (RSF) grant). 
  • MEthodology and TEchnology of Ontology development via integRation of heterogeneous data sources (METEOR) (Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) grant). 
  • Ontology-based Intelligent Services for the knowledge PORTals support (InS-PORT) (Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) grant). 
  • Knowledge and Content Structuring by Ontology Group Design Methods (COMET) (Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) grant). 
  • Semantic Web Technologies Approach for Handling Semi-structured Documents Semantic Metadata Methods (SemaFor) (Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) grant). 
  • Development of methodology for the formation of educational and didactic ontologies (MEDONT) (Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) grant). 
  • Visual design of corporate knowledge bases on the basis of ontologies (Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) grant). 
  • Designing of Intelligent Learning systems on the basis of modular objects and flexible conceptual atLAses (IOLA) (Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) and Belarussian Foundation for Basic Research grant). 


  • Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, 2007. 
  • University of Jyväskylä (Finland), 2007. 
  • NATO School in AI (Italy), 2001. 
  • Scientific exchange and lecturing in Tokyo Denki University, Japan, 1997. 
  • Training on telecommunications management, Rome TELEPORT (Italy), 1996. 
  • Scientific research exchange in Kassel University, Germany, 1995. 
  • Summer School on Machine Learning and Knowledge Acquisition, Universite Paris-Sud, France, 1994. 
  • Telecom-Italia (Italy), ORT (U.K.), Eindhoven University of Technology (Netherlands), 1993. 


1 February 2023 | All news | Гаврилова Татьяна Альбертовна | Наука
Cognitive Aspects of Knowledge Exchange. GSOM SPbU Professor Tatiana Gavrilova Gave a Talk at KnowledgeConf

Ontico, an organizer of events for developers and IT company leaders, announced the best lectures of 2022. Among them "Sorry, No Understand": Cognitive Aspects of Knowledge Exchange by Tatiana Gavrilova, Head of the Department of Information Technologies in Management at the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University (GSOM SPbU), Chair of St. Petersburg Division of Russian Association for Artificial Intelligence. She gave the talk at KnowledgeConf, a professional conference on knowledge management

14 December 2022 | Гаврилова Татьяна Альбертовна | Наука
GSOM SPbU with the support of the Russian Science Foundation will create a prototype of a knowledge map for research and educational teams

The Russian Science Foundation (RSF) supported the idea of a team of researchers from the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University (GSOM SPbU) to develop digital knowledge maps for educational and research teams (the METAKARTA project). 

15 January 2022 | All news | Стратегия развития ВШМ СПбГУ | Завьялова Елена Кирилловна | Алканова Ольга Николаевна | Благов Юрий Евгеньевич | Клёмина Татьяна Николаевна | Гаврилова Татьяна Альбертовна | Зятчин Андрей Васильевич | Ручьёва Алина Сергеевна
The leadership of GSOM SPbU thanks the faculty and staff for their contribution to the implementation of the Business School Development Strategy

The development strategy of the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University, approved by the Advisory Board, sets ambitious goals for the Business School. Their achievement depends on the efforts of the whole team, the contribution of each participant.

19 November 2021 | All news | Bachelor programs | Master programs | EMBA & Executive Education & Корпоративные программы | Благов Юрий Евгеньевич | Гаврилова Татьяна Альбертовна | Богатырева Карина Александровна | Соколов Дмитрий Николаевич | Наука
November 19 is Higher Education Day in Russia

Congratulations to all faculty of the Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg University on their professional holiday!

7 July 2021 | All news | Гаврилова Татьяна Альбертовна | Conferences
Tatiana Gavrilova conducted a lecture and a master-class at the Summer School of the Russian Artificial Intelligence Association in Sirius Institution in Sochi

Tatyana Gavrilova, Professor, Head of the Department of Information Technologies in Management, Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg University (GSOM SPbU), provided a lecture and a workshop at the Summer School of the Russian Association of Artificial Intelligence (RAAI Summer School) organized at the Sirius Scientific-Technological University.

11 March 2020 | All news | Латуха Марина Олеговна | Соколов Дмитрий Николаевич | Арзуманян Максим Юрьевич | Гаврилова Татьяна Альбертовна | Кучеров Дмитрий Геннадьевич
Employees of the HR Departments of Gazprom Neft have finished their professional training at GSOM SPbU

The Graduate School of Management of St. Petersburg State University (GSOM SPbU) has held a graduation ceremony in the HR Academy professional training program for HR managers of Gazprom Neft divisions. The program was created by Business School experts in cooperation with the Gazprom Neft Corporate University and the CBSD training company. 95 HR specialists, managers and Heads of departments and divisions were trained on the program.

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