Nick Samoylov

Nick Samoylov

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Nick Samoylov was born in Moscow, raised in Ukraine, and lived in the Crimea. He graduated as an engineer-physicist from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technologies and has even worked as a theoretical physicist. He has learned programming as a tool for testing his mathematical models using FORTRAN and C++.

After the demise of the USSR, Nick created and successfully ran a software company, but was forced to close it under the pressure of governmental and criminal rackets. In 1999, with his wife, Luda, and two daughters, he emigrated to the USA and has been living in Colorado since then.

Nick adopted Java in 1997 and used it for his work as a software developer-contractor for a variety of companies, including BEA Systems, Warner Telecom, and Boeing. For Boeing, he and his wife, also a Java programmer, developed a system to load application data to an airplane via the internet.

Nick's current projects are related to machine learning and developing a highly scalable system of microservices using non-blocking reactive technologies, including Vert.x, RxJava, and RESTful webservices on Linux deployed in a cloud.

Nick and Luda have two daughters who graduated from Harvard and Tufts universities, respectively. One of their daughters has also received a doctoral degree from Brown University and now works as a professor in the University of California in Chico. Their other daughter is an executive director of the investment bank JPMorgan, in Madrid, Spain.

In his free time, Nick likes to read (mostly non-fiction), write (fiction novels and blogs), and hike the Rocky Mountains.

Books from Nick Samoylov

Java 9 Cookbook Book Cover
Java 9 Cookbook
$ 35.99
$ 18.00
Java 9 High Performance Book Cover
Java 9 High Performance
$ 39.99
$ 20.00