Rudavskyi Yuriy Kyrylovych

(10.04.1947, Lviv — 21.02.2007, Lviv) Physicist, public figure. Rector of National University “Lviv Polytechnic” (1991-2007). Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (1986). Research interests: the field of statistical mechanics and mathematical modeling; developed modern mathematical methods for describing critical phenomena and phase transitions and statistical theory of topologically disordered spin systems. The author of more than 200 scientific papers. Honoured master of Sciences and Engineering of Ukraine, has been awarded the Third, Second and First Class Orders “For Merit”. Honoured distinction of President of Ukraine, Certificate of appreciation of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Certificate of appreciation of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. Anniversary medal of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, S. Pekar Prize of NAS of Ukraine, State award of the Republic of Poland «Cavalry Cross of the Order «For Merit», Johann Joseph Ritter von Prechtl medal of Vienna Technical University. Deputy of Lviv Regional Council. Member of the Academy of Engineering Sciences of Ukraine (1992), Associate Member of the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine (2003). Honorary Doctor of Wroclaw and Silesia Polytechnics.