Eduard Babkin is a professor at the National Research University - Higher School of Economics in Nizhny Novgorod, in Russia. Currently, he is the head of the department of information systems and technologies at that university, and both an associate member of LITIS laboratory at National Institute of Applied Sciences (Rouen, France). Eduard Babkin has ten years of practical experience in R&D, architecting and project management of complex distributed systems for large international telecommunication companies. In 2007, Eduard Babkin obtained his PhD degree in Computer Science at the National Institute of Applied Sciences. His scientific interests include enterprise engineering, multi-agent systems, knowledge representation and processing.