Ivan Tyukin


Professor of Applied Mathematics

Head of the Visual Intelligence Lab

School's Director of Research

Next Generation Digital Intelligence Systems Facility Lead in METEOR (Leicester Space Park)

Deputy Director of Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics and Modelling Centre (AIDAM)

Associate Editor of Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation

Tel: +44(0) 116 252 5106

Email: I.Tyukin@le.ac.uk


Personal details

  • PhD, DrSc, Department of Mathematics
  • My CV



  • MA2021/MA2022 Differential equations and dynamics
  • MA3077/MA7077 Operations Research


Highlights in Media

Public engagement


I. Romanenko, I. Tyukin, A.N. Gorban, K. Sofeikov. US Patent number US 10062013B2. Method of Image Processing

I. Romanenko, A.N. Gorban, I. Tyukin. Patent number US10489634B2. Image Processing.

Current grants and funded projects


  • £1,014,769 FEC [£811,815 from the RC] (Co-Investigator) AH/T001003/1 Arch-I-Scan: Automated recording and machine learning for collating Roman ceramic tablewares and investigating eating and drinking practices, 2019-2022. Principal Investigator - Prof Penelope Allison (University of Leicester).
  • £402,980 FEC [£322,384 from the RC] (Co-Investigator) MR/T017988/1 LOng-Term anatomical fluid dynamics for new Univentricular heartS palliation (LOTUS), 2019-2021. Principal Investigator - Dr Andrea Cangiani (University of Nottingham).

British Health Foundation:

  • £351,400 (Co-Investigator). Insight Research Programme, 2020-2022. Principal Investigator - Prof Tim Coats (University of Leicester).

Innovate UK:

  • £198,735 [A part of a double £384,045 KTP] (Principal Investigator). Innovate UK KTP012250 between TG0 Limited and University of Leicester (Artificial Intelligence technology for learning and recognition of tactile gestures), 2020-2022, Co-Investigators - Dr. Evgeny Mirkes, Dr. Bogdan Grechuk.
  • £245,824 (Academic Leader). Innovate UK KTP010819 between Photek Limited and University of Leicester (Data Analytics and Mathematical Modelling in High Energy Physics), 2017-2020, Principal Investigator - Dr. Andrey Mudrov

Completed projects

  • £206,176 (Principal Investigator). Innovate UK KTP010522 between Visual Management Systems Limited and the University of Leicester (Security and Visual Intelligence), 2017-2019, Knowledge Base Academic Leader: Prof. A.N. Gorban. Company Supervisor Mr. G. Campbell.
  • £179,135 (Principal Investigator). Innovate UK KTP009890 between Apical Ltd and the University of Leicester (Visual Intelligence), 2015-2017, Knowledge Base Academic Leader: Prof. A.N. Gorban, Company supervisor: Dr. Ilya Romanenko.

Selected Publications

Adaptation book cover

I. Tyukin. Adaptation in Dynamical Systems, Cambridge University Press, 2011

(ISBN-10: 0521198194 | ISBN-13: 9780521198196)






Recent Papers

Tyukin IY, Higham DJ, Gorban AN. On Adversarial Examples and Stealth Attacks in Artificial Intelligence Systems. arXiv preprint arXiv:2004.04479, 2020.

C. Calvo, I.Y. Tyukin, V.A. Makarov. Universal Principles Justify the Existence of Concept Cells. Scientific Reports, 10, 7889, 2020.

A.N. Gorban,  V.A. Makarov, I.Y. Tyukin. High-Dimensional Brain in a High-Dimensional World: Blessing of Dimensionality. Entropy, 22(1), 82, 2020

I. Tyukin, A.N. Gorban, S. Green, D. Prokhorov. Fast Construction of Correcting Ensembles for Legacy Artificial Intelligence Systems: Algorithms and a Case Study, Information Sciences, 485, 230-247, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ins.2018.11.057. https://arxiv.org/abs/1810.05593.

Complete list of publications

Other projects

  • Mathematical Modelling of Adaptation and Decision-Making in Neural Systems
  • Adaptation in Presence of Nonlinear Parameterization
  • Non-uniform Small-gain Theorems and Convergence to Lyapunov-Unstable Invariant Sets
  • Efficient Visual Intelligence Technologies

More detailed information about these research projects

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Undergraduate: mathsug@le.ac.uk
Postgraduate Taught: mathspg@le.ac.uk

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