Dr O.Bogatyreva is an expert in the field of inventive problem solving and bio-inspired design with a background in behaviour and social psychology, biology and complex system theory. She holds DSc in Complexity Theory and PhD in Biology and international certificate inTRIZ (Theory of Inventive Problem Solving) expert (MATRIZ). Olga is a Director of consultancy company BioTRIZ Ltd., she also works with University College London, Kings College London, the University of Oxford, Cardiff University, University of Bath and other universities in Europe and Asia. Olga uses her expertise to develop the most efficient methods of teaching creativity and invention. Her favourite subject is sustainable bio-inspired organisational behaviour and group decision-making in which she has more than 100 scientific publications and three books. Olga is keen to see practical applications of her knowledge. She developed a range of tools for sustainable organisational management, which she uses in business coaching and consultancy boosting business efficiency.
In the research commissioned by European Space Agency Olga developed a problem-solving tool for astronauts to use in their long-duration missions to Mars and Moon. Based on her original findings on individual and social behaviour of ants she developed language processing tool - a “problem-sensor” for on-board in space and Mission Control Centre on Earth. This tool allows to reveal the sense even if a massage contains a mixture of languages. This result is ground-breaking – it opens future possibilities to understand the language of nature!