Vakiv Mykola Mykhaylovych

(06.III.1952, Lviv) – physicist, Doctor of Science (2010), professor of the National University “Lviv Polytechnic”, Academician of the Academy of Technological Sciences (2003). Director General of Scientific Research Company “Carat” (since 1993). His research interests include the study of materials degradation processes in solid-state electronics. Created the computer data bank on the stability of the various categories of materials for electronic engineering to extreme external factors. About 160 scientific papers. Honored Scientist of Ukraine (2007). Diploma of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine (2003), Award of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine “For the Advancement of Science”(2008), Diploma of the Ministry of Industrial Policy (2002, 2008).