Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design


Honorary Doctors of KNUTD

Viktor Lishchuk 

Chief Executive Officer of the Private Joint Stock Company "Chinbar"

Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of KNUTD

Academician of the Academy of Technological Sciences of Ukraine

Merited Industry Worker of Ukraine

Laureate of the State Prize of Ukraine in Science and Technology

Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor

Mykola Skyba

Rector of Khmelnytskyi National University (2001-2021)

Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor

Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine

Laureate of the State Prize of Ukraine in Science and Technology

Anatoly Avdievsky 

Hero of Ukraine

People’s Artist of Ukraine

Laureate of Shevchenko National Prize of Ukraine

Art Director of the Veryovka Ukrainian National Honoured Academic Folk Choir

Hendrik Doss

Board Member of the German-Ukrainian Association for Economy and Science 

Member of the Association for Support of Competitive Economy

Vadym Kryshchenko 

Honoured Figure of Arts

People’s Artist of Ukraine

Merited Culture Worker of Ukraine

Member of the National Writers' Union of Ukraine

Laureate of Ivan Nechuy-Levytsky, Andriy Malyshko, and Dmytro Lutsenko State Prizes of Literature and Arts

Hersh Chadha

Member of the 1001: A Nature Trust (WWF International)

Member of the American Society of Media Photographers

Member of Harvard Alumni Club of the United Arab Emirates

Member of the Stanford GSB Alumni Association

Member of the Royal Photographic Society of Great Britain

Honorary Member of the Union of Photo Artists

Member of the Managing Committee, the Delhi Private School, Dubai

Member of the International Who's Who

Member of the National Geographic Society

Member of the University Council of American University of Central Asia, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic

Leonid Havrysh

Head of the Supervisory Board of JSC "Volodarka" (Vinnytsa)

Academician of the Ukrainian Technological Academy

Honoured Worker of the Ukrainian Industry

President of the Guild of Clothing Manufacturers

Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj

Chief Executive Officer and Editorial Director of CEOWORLD Magazine

Academic Member of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER)

Ihor Zvarych

President of the Ukrainian Association of Furriers

People's Deputy of Ukraine of the 5th and 6th convocations

Doctor of Political Science

Candidate of Economic Sciences

Ihor Polovnikov

President of the Academy of Technological Sciences of Ukraine

Merited Figure of Science and Technology of Ukraine

Academician of the Academy of Technological Sciences of Ukraine

Academician of the Engineering Academy of Ukraine

Michael Brunsky

Honored Artist of Ukraine, composer, Professor of the Department of Performing Arts and Culture of KNUTD.

He has a unique tenor alto voice. Master of Musical Arts with a degree in vocal performance.

Winner of the "Cup of the President of Ukraine" in Musical Arts. Author and the lead actor of the world's first electro-rock opera "Orpheus and Eurydice Forever".

Norbert Gerard Pikula – Dr. Habil., Professor, Director of the Institute of Management and Social Affairs at the University of the National Education Commission in Krakow (Poland), Doctor of Theology in Catechetical Didactics, Dr. Habil. in Social Sciences and Pedagogy, Master of MBA in John C. Maxwell Leadership Management, Leon Kozminski Academy in Warsaw, Doctor Honoris Causa of Ion Creangă State Pedagogical University, Chisinau (Moldova), Doctor Honoris Causa of Vinnytsia Mykhailo Kotsiubynskyi State Pedagogical University, Vinnytsia (Ukraine), Doctor Honoris Causa of Tiraspol State University, Chisinau (Moldova), has received various awards from international universities and organizations for active development of science, education, culture and spirituality.

Since the beginning of the full-scale war in Russia, Professor Norbert G. Pikula has been supporting the university community and is a true partner and ambassador of Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design.

Rafal Rebilas – recognized Polish economist and Doctor of Philosophy, serves as the Vice-Rector for International Relations at the WSB University.

Honored with a Doctor Honoris Causa from Poltava State Agrarian Academy, active professor at the Kyiv International University.

His extensive experience in economics and finance marks him as a distinguished scholar in academic and financial sectors.

He plays a pivotal role in developing international cooperation between the Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design and the WSB University, especially in scientific and academic areas since 2017.

Georgi Gavtadze – professor at Akaki Tsereteli State University in Georgia, Doctor of Economic Sciences.

Leads the Interdisciplinary Research Cluster for PhD and Master's students. Renowned for his achievements in regional economics, local governance, public finance, social state development, and ethical economics, he actively contributes to the organization of national and international conferences. His coordination in various international projects, funded by international organizations, Georgian government and local authorities, different  universities, has fostered his professional and academic growth.

The Ukrainian National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences awarded him for enhancing cooperation between higher education institutions in Ukraine and Georgia.

Waldemar Gajda  president of the Warsaw School of Management - University (Republic of Poland), a Doctor of Economic Sciences, known for his research in the fields of innovation and business management. He is the author of significant scientific works that define models and scenarios for enterprise development based on innovations. He is an active participant in numerous international and national scientific organizations, including the "Polish Economic Society" and the "Association of Polish Economists." He has been awarded the Bronze and Silver Crosses of Merit by the President of the Republic of Poland and a Medal for 25 Years of Work. His research has played a key role in shaping the development strategies of many Polish and international companies, and his doctoral dissertation was recognized as the best in the Republic of Poland in 2000 and honored with the Main Prize from the Minister of Transport and Maritime Economy.