- Developing advanced methods for solving problems in dynamics and strength of turbo machines and spatial structures
- Developing and applying methods and means for vibration diagnostics of rotor machines
- Developing methods for diagnostics of the thermal stresses and vibration state of power machinery and substantiating their life extension
• 1968 - graduated from the Engineering-Physics Department of the Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute, Ukraine; majored in mechanics and strength of machines.
• Since 1968 - till present - with IPMash NAS of Ukraine in different research positions.
• 1974 - defended a Cand. Sci. (Eng.) Thesis: Vibration analysis of high-speed flexible rotors mounted in journal bearings.
• 1992 - defended a Doc. Sci. (Eng.) Thesis: Development of methods for computation and analysis of vibrations in the turbine - foundation system.
• Deputy Director for Science Work of IPMash NAS of Ukraine (1996-2000)
• Part-time Professor with Kharkiv National Academy of Municipal Economy (1993 – till present)
• Since 1996 - Head of Department for Vibration and Thermal Strength.
- Engineering Academy of Ukraine Corresponding Member
- Editorial board Member of the journals "Mechanical Engineering Problems" "Vibration in engineering and technology", "Vibration machines: measurement, reduction, protection"
- Programme Council Member of the of excellence in technology flow machines European center created by the decision of the Brussels European Commission (Gdansk, Poland)
- Member of two specialized councils for defense of doctoral dissertations
- Theoretical and Applied Mechanics National Committee of Ukraine Member
- Chairman of Dynamics and Strength Machines Scientific and Technical Council of IPMash NAS of Ukraine
Honors and Awards
- State Committee of Science and Technology of USSR Diplomas (1977, 1980, 1986)
- G.F.Proskura Kharkiv regional state administration scholarships in the area of science and technology (2002)
- Laureate of G.F.Proskura National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in the area of energy (2008)
- Laureate of the State Award of Ukraine for Science and Technology (2008)