Boris Cherkasskiy is a Microsoft Certified Professional and is an expert in Siemens PLC/HMI programming and Beckhoff TwinCat. Originally from Russia, he received an M.S. in Computer Science from the Chelyabinsk State Technical University and endures a steady stream of communism jokes from his colleagues with patriotic stoicism. He also holds an FCC amateur radio operator license. Before arriving at DMC, Boris was a Leading Controls Engineer for Knauf Drywall, a Leading Engineer for Medicom Center and a System Administrator for Pagercom. Boris lives in Colorado with his wife and two kids.
Joined DMC: 2004
Service Area: Embedded
DMC Office: Denver
Favorite DMC Project: Building a 3D Simulation Virtual Environment for testing products under development for a medical device company.
Favorite DMC Event: Snowshoeing in the mountains was pretty awesome. Another favorite was when we went on Frank's boat to enjoy an air show (I think), and a bunch of people got sea-sick – that one is a close second.
Favorite DMC Moment: Nick's and Kristie's wedding? Is that considered to be a DMC moment?
Best or Weirdest Place You've Traveled for Work: Probably Shanghai, a long time ago when foreigners were somewhat unusual in China.
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