Portland State University
US citizen (naturalized in 1985). Goal oriented, highly motivated and creative performer with proven leadership, administrative and coaching ability, extensive project and financial management experience, team player attitude, strong analytical and planning skills, effective communications (both written and verbal) and presentation skills, as well as excellent organizational, interpersonal, and negotiation capabilities. Possesses thorough and in-depth understanding of the state-of-the-art in materials, mechanical, electrical, optical, information, telecommunication, reliability and related areas of engineering, of new and emerging technologies, and a clear vision for the most promising directions in the development of applied science and engineering. Works exceptionally well in dynamic and rapidly changing environments, under pressure and in short time frames. Performs effectively across multiple organizations, companies and departments, with specialists from various disciplines and fields, and with people of different mentalities, origins, and cultural backgrounds. Good public speaker. Communicates his ideas well to any audience. Quick learner. Exhibits strong interest in, and possesses good knowledge of, foreign cultures, values, attitudes, and customs. Always willing to learn new things and has exceptional receptiveness to, and quick grasp of, new approaches and ideas. Has a sociable disposition and gets along well with peers, supervisors and subordinates. Bi-lingual: English and Russian. Fluent in Ukrainian. Working knowledge of German.
Applied Mathematics, Applied and Mathematical Physics, Materials Science and Engineering, Applied Mechanics Applied Probability, Probabilistic Analyses and Probability-Based Physical Designs of Electron Devices Probabilistic Methods in Reliability Engineering, Probabilistic Risk Assessment and Management Analytical (Mathematical) Modeling in Applied Science and Engineering Photonics, Fiber Optics, Mechanics of Optical Fibers and Systems Design for Reliability (DfR) of Electronic, Opto-Electronic and Photonic Systems Composite and “Smart” Materials and Systems Thin Film Mechanics and Physics Shock and Vibration Analyses Shock and Vibration Testing Dynamic Response of Materials and Structures to Shocks and Vibrations Thermal Stress Analysis, Prediction and Prevention of Thermal Stress Failures Solder Materials and Solder Joint Interconnections in Electronic and Optical Engineering Embedded Systems Polymeric Materials in Electronics and Photonics Photovoltaic and Thermo-Electric Modules: Physical Design for Reliability Nanotechnologies and Nanomaterials Stretchable (Large Area) Electronics and Photonics: Physical Design for Reliability Lattice-Misfit Systems: Stress Analysis and Reliability Evaluations Technical Diagnostics, Prognostics and Health Monitoring (PHM) Vehicular (Automotive, Aerospace, Maritime) Electronics and Photonics: Design for Reliability “Human-in-the-Loop”: Human-Equipment-Environment Performance and Interaction Quantification of the Role of the Human Factor in Various Tasks, Missions and Situations Aerospace Human Psychology