Aleksandr Kapitonov is a Head of the Faculty of Infocommunication Technologies at ITMO University, earned his Ph.D. (2014) in System Analysis, Control and Information Processing at ITMO University. In 2015, he joined International Research Lab of Adaptive and Nonlinear Control Systems at ITMO University, where he has been working as Associate Professor on the robust control for nonlinear systems, control theory education and heterogeneous network solutions.
Maria Sviridova is an environmental engineer in the field of chemical environmental protection. Her artistic and scientific interests are in the area of cyclical processes. It connects the "local" with the "global", critically addressing issues of dataification, surveillance, distributed networks and infrastructures, ecosystems, human and other relations. Has experience in urban wastewater treatment plants and incinerators.
Andrey Lazukin is a postgraduate student of the Faculty of Biotechnologies at ITMO University. He graduated from the Faculty of Biology of Kuban State University. His scientific interests are the intersection of biology, chemistry and physics. He worked at the Foundation for New Forms of Education Development as a federal tutor, participated in the Bacterial internet project as a lead engineer. Currently he is a curator of the Bacterial internet project.
Grigorii Kirgizov is a Grounding project co-curator, post-media artist with background in computer science. Graduate of Art&Science Masters program of ITMO University. Participant of exhibitions "Ars Electronica: Pangardenia" and "Voices of Technobiocenoses" in St.Petersburg.