Vitaliy Kukharskyy

Position: Vice Rector, Docent, Applied Mathematics Department

Scientific degree: Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

Academic status: Associate Professor, Senior Researcher

Phone (office): (032) 239-40-43


Research interests

Numerical Analysis of Biological-and-Bioenvironmental-Heat-and-Mass-Transfer,

Finite Element Method.

Information Technologies in Education, E-learning.

IT-Project Management. E-government.


Selected publications

  1. Ya.H. Savula, V.M. Kukharskyy, Ye.Ya.Chaplia. Numerical Analysis of Advection–Diffusion in the continuum with thin canal // Numerical Heat Transfer.PartA. – 1998. – 33(3). – P.341–351.
  2. Kukharskyy V.M., Savula Ya.H., Mandzak T.I. Numerical Analysis of Different Dimensions Boundary Problems of Advection–Diffusion in the Continuum with Thin Inclusions // Physico-mathematical modeling and informational technologies. – 2008. – Issue.8. – P.149-156.
  3. V.Kukharskyy, Ya.Savula, I.Kryven. Modified Method of Residual – Free Bubbles For Solving the Advection-Diffusion Problem with Hight Peclet Number // Visnyk of Lviv University Series: Aplied Mathematics and Informatics. – 2013. – Issue. 20. – P. 85-94.
  4. I. Katernyak, V. Loboda, V. Kukharskyy, Ya. Savula. Strategy for Entrepreneurship Education at Ivan Franko National University “Towards Creating Innovation Hub in IT Area”, Proceedings of International Conference “Current problems of Applied Mathematics and Informatics”. – Lviv. – Ukraine, – 2014. – P.18-19.
  5. V. Kukharskyy, Ya. Savula, M. Yaroshevska, N. Kukharska. Sectorial Qualifications Frameworks in Informatics. Problems of Development and Adaptation in the Educational System of Ukraine. Proceedings of International Conference “Current problems of Applied Mathematics and Informatics”. – Lviv. – Ukraine, – 2014. – P.22-23.

Scientific biography


2008 Ivan Franko National University of L’viv. Academic Rank of Associate Professor.
2006 Ivan Franko National University of L’viv. Academic Rank of Senior Researcher (01.05.02 – Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Methods).
2001 Pidstryhach Institute for Applied Problems of Mechanics and Mathematics National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. PhD. “Numerical Research of Advection-Diffusion Problem in Environment with Thin Heterogeneities” (01.05.02 – Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Methods).
1989-1994 Ivan Franko State University of L’viv. Faculty of Applied Mathematics. Master Degree in Applied Mathematics
1987-1989 Zashkiv High School, Zovkva District, L’viv Region.
1979-1987 Gryada Eight School, Zovkva District, L’viv Region.


Nationality: Ukraine. Married. Place and Date of Birth: Gryada, Zovkva District, L’viv Region, 19.07.1972


07.2016 Koblenz-Landau University, Germany. Quality Assurance in Higher Education
06.2016 Danube University Krems, Austria. University ERP system. Management Information Systems Influence on Decision Making Process and Quality Assurance. Challenges in Implementing ERP System in Large Organizations: Similarities and Differences Between Corporate and University Environment
07.2014 Koblenz-Landau University, Germany. IT in Education. QA: Learning Outcomes for Learning Environment. Information Technology Software and Hardware Tools in Education.
07.2013 Koblenz-Landau University, Germany. Learning Outcomes. Higher Education Policy. University IS. IT in Education. ERP Systems.
07.2010 Koblenz-Landau University, Germany. Research Methods in IS. E-Government. Virtual Goods. International Economics.
04.2010 Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia. EU E-Government Projects at Technical University of Kosice. Information Systems at the Technical University of Kosice. Overview of Security Threads. Introduction to DataWarehousing.
11.2009 Sumy State University, Ukraine. Methodological Aspects of Distance Learning System operation, Approaches to Development of Electronic Courses. Structure of Electronic Studying Materials, Practical Use of Distant Learning.
11.2009 Maria Curie Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland. E-Learning Techniques, Methods and Application. Designing E-Learning (Methodology, Authoring Tools, Platforms). E-Learning Solutions. IT Systems for Local Government. Organizational Aspects of E-Learning.
07.2009 Koblenz-Landau University, Germany. E-government. Strategic Network Management. Research Methods in Information Systems.

Career history

2014 – Ivan Franko National University of L’viv, Vice Rector, Associate Professor.
2009 – 2014 Ivan Franko National University of L’viv, Associate Professor, Head of Information Technology Laboratory.
2001-2009 Ivan Franko National University of L’viv, Faculty of Applied Mathematics та Informatics, Senior Researcher.
1997-2001 Ivan Franko National University of L’viv, Head of Information Technology Laboratory.
1995-1997 Ivan Franko State University of L’viv, Faculty of Applied Mathematics, Junior Researcher.
1994-1995 Ivan Franko State University of L’viv, Engineer of Scientific-Research Department.


Computer Modelling in Science and Technologies. Numerical Methods of Mathematical Physics. Fundamental of IT Project Management. Architecture of Computer Systems.


Ukrainian. Russian. English (Common European Framework level B2, good level of written and spoken English). Polish (Understand, read and translate).

Public Social Activity

Deputy Head of NGO “Laboratory of Ideas”.



Participant and member of the NGO “Laboratory of ideas” created with the support of Ukraine-Swedish project “University Business Development Centre” in 2005 -2009. Activities are aimed at creating and maintaining a university center of business education and innovation.

Participant of International Project 144 742-TEMPUS-2008-DE-JPHES “Educational Centers’ Network on Modern Technologies of Local Governing – creating of training centers of information and e-goverment technology studying for employees of local government administrations“. Activities are associated with establishing and maintaining educational center of information technology and e-government for employees of local administrations.

Participant of the Hungarian-Ukrainian project M492-2003 “Modelling of ground contamination by means of plant protection by using novel computer technologies“. Activities are related to computer modeling of contamination of soil with complex structure.

Participant of International Project 530 601-TEMPUS-1-2012-1-PL-TEMPUS-SMHES “INARM: Informatics and Management: Bologna-Style Qualification Frameworks“. Associated with the development of sectoral qualifications frameworks in computer science.

International Coordinator 530 181-TEMPUS-1-2012-1-DE-TEMPUS-SMGR “INURE: Integrated University Management System: EU Experience On NIS Countries’ Ground” – development of the Integrated Management Informational System of university.