Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design

Honorary Doctors of KNUTD
Viktor Lishchuk is the CEO of Public Joint Stock Company "Chinbar", the Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor. He is also a graduate of our University and holds a position of the Deputy Head of the Supervisory Board of the Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design. He is Honorary Doctor of the University and the Academician of the Academy of Engineering Sciences of Ukraine, the "Honoured Worker of the Industry of Ukraine", Professor at the Department of leather and fur technology, Laureate of the State Prize of Ukraine in the field of science and technology, a well-known scientist, statesman and public figure, who encourages training of scientists in the leather industry, development of material and technical base, increase of the prestige of the University. Viktor Lishchuk is a particular favourite of the students of the Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design.

Skyba Mykola Ye.

Rector of Khmelnytskyi National University, professor, Doctor of Technical Science, corresponding member of the National Academy of Education of Ukraine, Laureate of State Prize of Ukraine in Science and Technology.

He is a graduate of our University, who has worked together with KNUTD at all times and in various posts. Being a member of the Supervisory Committee of KNUTD he discusses the University development plan. As a rector of Khmelnytskyi National University he organizes an active interchange of experience in a wide range of problems which our universities have been solving.

Avdiievskyi Anatolii T.

Hero of Ukraine, People’s artist of Ukraine, Laureate of Shevchenko National Prize of Ukraine, artist director of the National Academic Ukrainian Folk Choir named after G. Vierovka, cultural luminary, whose name is widely known in Ukraine and abroad.

He paid great attention to attracting young people to the heights of national and world culture, including students of our University. He personally led the performances of the Choir named after G. Vierovka hold at the University, provided methodological assistance to the Culture and Arts Center. He was always receptive to calls for help from the University.

Professor Hendrik Doss is a member of the Board of the German and Ukrainian Society of economy and science as well as German Association for wine production. He is also a Member of the Association for support of competitive economy, holds the title of Honorary Doctor of the Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design, awarded for his active social and political activities aimed at educational, economic and cultural cooperation in Europe, the development of cooperation of the Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design with the University of Applied Sciences in Mainz (Germany).

Kryshchenko Vadym D.

People’s artist of Ukraine, recognized all over the world as a poet of the highest rank, who raises the deep philosophical real-life problems in his works, wakes the best emotions and qualities of a human being.

He is reputed as a lyric writer. The outstanding composers set music to his lines, and the best singers perform these songs in different countries.

He is a member of the Arts Council of the University and has an impact on attracting young people to the high level of culture. His evenings as well as his works have always evoked a wide response and contributed to the fostering a love for native language and Ukraine.

Doctor Hersh Chadha

Hersh Chadha – Dr. OPM (Owner President Management, Harvard University), ARPS (Associate of the Royal Photographic Society, UK), an outstanding photographer, a tireless traveller, an experienced teacher, an art patron. He lives in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, where he owns a network of business companies. He is interested in collecting works of art.

Hersh Chadha has actively cooperated with Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design. In 2012 he created a photo studio «Prof. Hersh Chadha Studio» (room № 5-0106). In 2014 he presented 30 unique photo publications from his private library to the University. Master classes and lectures with the participation of more than 100 students and teachers were hold by him in Kyiv. For the last three years five students have completed the internships in the United Arab Emirates, Nepal, Kenya, Maldives Republic and Seychelles.

Leonid Gavrish is a member of the Supervisory Board of KNUTD, the Head of the Supervisory Board of JSC "Volodarka" (Vinnitsa), the academician of the Ukrainian Technological Academy, an Honoured worker of the Ukrainian Industry, the President of the Guild of clothing manufacturers. Since graduation from the Mechanics Faculty of KTILI in 1969 has devoted his life to the industry and has become one of the prominent executives of Ukraine. Being a student he married our graduate Raisa and the young couple went on to work for the Tiraspol garment factory as engineers. After Leonid’s serving in the army they returned to Ukraine where Leonid headed the knitting factory "Dynamo" in Vinnitsa, which in over 15 years under him grew into a modern, high-tech enterprise. In 1989 Leonid was appointed the CEO of the Moscow industrial sewing association named after Volodarsky, and in 2001 he became the Head of the Supervisory Board of OJSC "Volodarka". The products of the company are well recognized around the world and it has offices in Germany, France, England, Austria, the USA, the Arab countries. The company shops are open in Kyiv, Odessa, Rivne, Khmelnytsky, Sumy. The main principle of the «Industrial Leader» is creating a modern design of high quality and reasonable price. The efficiency of this strategy is constantly revealed in successfully operated shop at our university. Leonid Gavrish is actively involved in tight cooperation with KNUTD, particularly providing diverse opportunities for work practice of our students.

Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj

Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is the CEO and editorial director of CEOWORLD magazine, the leading global business and technology magazine written strictly for CEOs and forward-thinking high-level executives (C-level or C-suite) at companies around the world. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj was born in January 1980 in Jamshedpur, India. Education: MBA - Master of Business Administration (International Business, Economics & Finance) in University of Bedfordshire, UK. Academic Member of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER); Management Research Unit and the Marketing Research Unit. He is a professional in banking, consumer finance, capital markets, telecommunication, automotive and industrial products sectors assisting clients with acquisitions, divestitures, restructuring, and corporate discussion making. Mr. Dhiraj has an extensive background providing a vast array of international tax, global mobility, international payroll, human resources and global equity services.