Evgeny received his diploma degree in computer science from RWTH Aachen University in 2003 and a PhD in Computer Science from Aachen University in 2009 where he was a research assistant from 2003 to 2009. His research focused on statistical machine translation, in particular translation of speech and combination of multiple translation systems. Evgeny authored of almost 30 peer-reviewed publications on various aspects of statistical machine translation.
From July 2009 Evgeny worked for the office of Apptek (Applications Technology, Inc.) in Aachen as Senior Machine Translation Researcher.
He started the efforts to create Apptek’s own MT decoder. He also trained MT systems "from scratch" for more than 20 language pairs within less than 2 years. At Apptek, as well as at SAIC (which owned Apptek’s MT technology from 2010 until October 2013) Evgeny was responsible for domain adaptation, further translation quality improvements, which included both language-independent and language-specific features. For his achievements, Evgeny was assigned the title of SAIC Technical Fellow in 2012.
Evgeny joined eBay in June 2014; since April 2015, he manages the applied science team focussing on machine translation. His research focus is on topic adaptation, as well as translation into morphologically rich languages.