MINSK, 9 February (BelTA) – Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko presented scientific and pedagogical workers with Doctor of Sciences diplomas and professor certificates. The ceremony took place in the Palace of Independence in Minsk on 9 February, BelTA has learned.
“I sincerely wish you to achieve the highest pinnacle of scientific success. Not just to say a new word in science, but to make the entire world talk about your and our achievements. It is not the status but the name that remains in history. Set ambitious and definitely noble goals. May luck, support from family and friends, and respect from the scientific community accompany you on the way to achieve them,” Aleksandr Lukashenko said.
The head of state presented Doctor of Sciences diplomas to eight scientists.
Among them was Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences Dmitry Karpinsky.
He got the scientific degree for establishing the properties of multiferroics based on bismuth ferrite, the use of which will make it possible to create new functional materials for electromagnetic field sensors, devices for energy storage and collection.
The degree of Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences was also awarded to Viktor Kisel for his work in the area of laser materials. They have already been introduced into batch production at OAO Peleng and are used in complex optoelectronic devices and systems for range measurement and tracking of moving objects.
Doctor of Technical Sciences Yury Krivoguz was awarded the scientific degree for the development of scientific principles of forming polymer composite materials on the basis of polymer mixtures of different polarity and creation of domestic competitive materials based on mixtures of structural thermoplastics and modified polyolefins which are used at the enterprises of Belarus, Russia and China.
The Doctor of Medical Sciences diploma was awarded to Larisa Parkhomenko. She developed a new method of chemoradiation treatment of locally spreading cancer of the mucous membrane of the oral cavity, tongue, pharynx and larynx.
Stepan Temushev was awarded the degree of Doctor of Historical Sciences for the development of a new area in Belarusian historiography associated with the formation of state finances in ancient Russia and the definition of their role in the major events of the Middle Ages in the East Slavic region.
Aleksandr Trofimuk was awarded a diploma of Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences for the development of the theory of numerical invariants of partially soluble groups and the theory of factorizable groups. The results have been used in the development of a software for the GAP computer algebra system and are considered promising for use in computer science and cryptography.
An academic degree of Doctor of Philological Sciences was awarded to Svetlana Kharitonova for the scientific and theoretical substantiation of the concept of system formation of children's mass media, the formation of their visual and semantic structure and the realization of educational potential, which contributes to the development of journalism and media communication for children.
Vladislav Khrustalev was awarded a diploma of Doctor of Biological Sciences for the development of a new system for classifying the elements of the secondary structure of proteins and a method for assessing their stability, designing and testing of vaccine peptides against influenza virus, human immunodeficiency virus, prion diseases, which makes it possible to increase the efficiency of the synthesis of peptide vaccines.
The president presented professor's certificates to the head of the department of oilseeds of the Research Center on Agriculture of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Yadviga Pilyuk (specialty "agronomy"), Head of the Communications Chair of the Faculty of Communications and Automated Control Systems of the Military Academy Maksim Pylinsky (military art and military construction), Head of the Department of Animal Hygiene of the Vitebsk State Academy of Veterinary Medicine Mikhail Karpena (zootechnics), Chief Researcher of the Radiation Therapy Laboratory of the National Research Center of Oncology and Medical Radiology Pavel Demeshko (clinical medicine), Chairperson of the Standing Commission on Health, Physical Culture, Family and Youth Policy of the House of Representatives Lyudmila Makarina-Kibak (clinical medicine), Director of the Institute of Inclusive Education of the Maksim Tank Belarusian State Pedagogical University Vera Khitryuk (pedagogy) and First Deputy Head of the Academy of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Aleksei Bashan (law).