Maxim joined Yandex Self-Driving Group in 2021 and was involved in developing the motion planning engine. He graduated from the School of Data Analysis and the Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU). Maxim taught competitive programming at Moscow Workshops, RuCode, and the Far Eastern Federal University. He has worked on video denoising, combinatorial optimization, and autonomous underwater vehicles. Together with the FEFU team he won and received awards at international student competitions on autonomous underwater robots Singapore AUV Challenge and RoboSub.