Elena Malakhatka is a Ph.D. Researcher of KTH Live-in-Lab and founder of VR Sci-Fest, one of Europe’s biggest festivals that dedicates VR/AR application to science and art.
She currently researches around the application of ‘big data in smart buildings’ and explores new ways of rethinking and representing data in the field.
With two MSc degrees in sustainable engineering and business models innovation, she’s spent time with large electric utility company Eon and the Society of Petroleum Engineers. Elena also worked together with Gazprom, doing strategy and operations, project management, enterprise resource planning, engineering, and diagnostics for energy systems.