Victor G. Bashtovoi

Victor Bashtovoi, Doctor of Science in Physics and Mathematics, Professor – Head of UNESCO Chair “Energy Conservation and Renewable Energies”, supervisor of research laboratory “Thermo Mechanics of Magnetic Fluids”.

Prof. Bashtovoi graduated from the Department of Physics at the Belarusian State University in 1968. From 1968 to 1980, he worked at the Institute of Heatand Mass Transfer of the Belarusian Academy of Sciences. Since 1980, he has worked at the Belarusian National Technical University.

Defended his candidate thesis “Instabilities and Propagation of Small-scale Perturbations in Ferromagnetic Fluid” in 1986, and doctoral thesis “Thermo Mechanics of Surface-Convective and Wave Phenomena in Magnetizable Fluids” in 1986. He has held the academic status of Professor since 1987.

Fields of scientific activity include: thermo physics, mechanics of fluids, thermo mechanics of magnetic fluids, and control of energy transfer processes by means of magnetic fields.

Has 302 scientific publications, including 28 patents, 3 monographs, one of which is published in theUSA.

Three doctoral theses and thirteen Ph.D. theses are defended under his supervision.

The Chairman of the Council on defense of Ph.D. and Doctor Theses on specialty “Mechanics of Fluids, Gas, and Plasma”.

Lead the formation and establishment of the UNESCO Chair “Energy Conservation and Renewable Energies” and also the new specialties “Energy Effective Technologies and Management in Power Engineering” and “Packing Production” at BNTU.

Awarded an honorary title “Minsk Citizen of the Year” in 2003.

Laureate of the prize named after Academician A.V. Luikov, of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus for a series of works “Heat and Mass Transfer and Hydrodynamics in Technical Objects and Systems: an Intensification, Control, Diagnostics” in 2007.

Invited researcher in EXXON Research and Engineering Company (USA) in 1991, University Paris-7 (France) in 1992, University Barcelona (Spain) in 1992.

Teaches courses in “Fluid and Gas Mechanics” and “Hydro and Gas Dynamics”.