January 14, 2018

Prof. Stepan Melnychuk, Rector of one of the most prestigious universities in Ukraine, is celebrating his 70-th birthday. Prof. Stepan Melnychuk, the excellent and much respected Rector of the University, is, without question, worthy of many tokens of respect and hearty congratulations.

Prof. Stepan Melnychuk received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Physics from the University of Chernivtsi.  He earned his Candidate of Science and Doctorate in Physics at Chernivtsi University in 1976 and 1991 respectively.  He was on the faculty at Chernivtsi University since that time.

In 2001 Prof. Stepan Melnychuk was appointed a Vice-Rector for scientific work, and in 2004 became provost of ChNU. In March 2005 he was elected Rector of Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University.

In 2008, Prof. Stepan Melnychuk received the Award for Excellence in Teaching, and in 1992 he received the Award of Ukrainian awarded Distinguished Master of Science and Engineering. In addition he was awarded the President’s Medal in 2010 for leadership in the application of technology to the teaching of logic.

January 14, 2018 is a very special day to the community of Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University, celebrating the Birthday of our Rector Prof. Stepan Melnychuk.