Education and Career
In 1973 he graduated from the Kharkov Institute of Radio Electronics.
From 1973 to 1985 he worked at the Institute of Radiophysics and Electronics, Academy of Sciences of the Ukrainian SSR.
From 20.07.1984, Doctor of Physics and Mathematics, specialty: Astrophysics, radio astronomy; Astrophysics, radio astronomy.
Since 1985 he has been working at the Radio Astronomy Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (since 1987 – head of the department).
From 23.01.1991, a senior research fellow.
From 25.11.1992, a corresponding member of the NAS of Ukraine, Department of Physics and Astronomy, specialty: astrophysics.
From 01.02.2001 to 01.06.2007 he was the head of the research department of decameter radio astronomy of the Radio Astronomy Institute.
From 16.05.2003, Academician of the NAS of Ukraine Department of Physics and Astronomy, specialty: radio astronomy.
From 01.06.2007, Deputy Director for Research at the Radio Astronomy Institute.
From 02.06.2004 to 29.04.2015 Deputy Academician-Secretary of the Bureau of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Department of Physics and Astronomy.
From 29.04.2015, a member of the Bureau of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Department of Physics and Astronomy.
From 16.03.2016 he has been a member of the Commission for Work with Scientific Youth of the NAS of Ukraine, the Presidium of the NAS of Ukraine.
From 01.01.2018, the Deputy Chairman of the Scientific Council of the Radio Astronomy Institute of the NAS of Ukraine.
From 16.01.2019, a member of the Space Research Council of the NAS of Ukraine, the Presidium of the NAS of Ukraine.
Scientific works concern the physics of interstellar and intergalactic media, atomic spectroscopy, the creation of methods and apparatus for highly sensitive radio astronomy observations. Using the decameter band radio telescope, UTR-2 first discovered the radiation of excited carbon atoms in outer space and developed a model of the physical state of the interstellar medium.
1988 – State Prize of the USSR.
2001 – Honored Worker of Science and Technology of Ukraine.
2008 – Laureate of the S.Ya. Prize Braude. A series of works “New directions in radio astronomy research”.
2013 – Laureate of the M.K. Prize Yangel. The series of works “Creation of a space-rocket complex with a Zenit-3F launch vehicle and implementation of a space mission with a Spectr-R radio telescope.
2018 – State Prize of Ukraine in the field of science and technology. Work: “Radio emissions of the Universe on decameter waves”.