Department of Economics and Business Administration
Leonid Hr. Melnyk

CURRICULUM VITAE

May 2017

Leonid Hr. Melnyk

Department of Economics and Business Administration,

Sumy State University, Sumy, Ukraine

Institute for Development Economics of Ministry of Education & Science and The National Academy of Science of Ukraine

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EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

  • 1989 - Doctor's Degree of Economics. Moscow Institute of National Economy;
  • 1978 - Candidate Degree of Economics. Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys;
  • 1971 - Honours Degree of Mechanical Engineer, Kharkov Polytechnic Institute.

Academic Association

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  • 2005 - Academician of the Academy of Natural Science of Russia;
  • 1995 - Academician of the Academy of Business and Management of Ukraine;
  • 1995 - Academician of the International Academy of Information;
  • 1993 - Academician of the Academy of Engineering Sciences of Ukraine.
  • 1990 – A member of International Society for Ecological Economics

Fellowship, grant awards and other recognitions

  • 2015 – Anton Makarenko’s Prize for Educational Teaching
  • 2014 – EU grant, Jean Monnet Programme of European Commission
  • 2013 - Medal named after V. Vernadskiy of International Nongovernmental Ecological Fund named after Vernadskiy;
  • 2013  - Honorary Professor of South-West University. Kursk. Russia;
  • 2011 - Honorary researcher of Xi’an University of Finance and Economics. Xi’an. China;
  • 2009 - Award for the Academy of Natural Science of Russia;
  • 2005 - Award of Canadian Association Named after Anna and Petro Patyk;
  • 1990-1993 - Best Lecturer Award. Sumy Physics and Technology Institute;
  • 1985-1986 - Fellowship for Scientific Mission in Japanese Universities;
  • 1985 - Award for the Best Soviet Monograph in the Field of Environmental Economics (the book “Economics and Protection of Environment”);
  • 1981 - Medal and Prize of the Lenin’s Komsomol Honor in the Field of Science and Technology for Young Scientists of the USSR;
  • 1980, 1982 - Medals of Exhibition of National Economy of the USSR, Section of the Ecology;
  • 1980 - Academician Proskura’s Honor Prize for Young Scientists of Ukraine in the Field of Public Sciences.

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

  • 2007-present time - Director of Institute for Development Economics of Ministry of Education Science and National Academy of Science of Ukraine, Part-time;
  • 1998 – present time Chairman of Sumy Branch of Academy for Business and Management of Ukraine;
  • 1993-present time - Head of Department of Economics (since 2011 Department of Economics and Business Administration). Sumy State University;
  • 1990-present time - President of Economic Research Centre;
  • 1990-1992 - Professor. Department of Economics. Sumy Physics and Technology Institute;
  • 1986-1990 - Associate Professor. Department of Economics. Sumy Branch of Kharkov Polytechnic Institute;
  • 1985-1986 - Researcher. Department of Earth Sciences. Nagoya University, Japan;
  • 1978-1985 - Teacher, Associate Professor. Department of Economics, Sumy Branch of Kharkov Polytechnic Institute;
  • 1977-1978 - Post-Graduate. Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys;
  • 1974-1977 - Senior Researcher. Department of Economics. Sumy Branch of Kharkov Polytechnic Institute;
  • 1972-1974 - Engineer. Sumy Branch of Kharkov Polytechnic Institute;
  • 1971-1972 - Designer. Sumy Machine-Building Plant;
  • 1970-1971 - Technician. Sumy Branch of Kharkov Polytechnic Institute.

Professional teaching training:

  • Czech Republic (2013)
  • Russia. Moscow. Russian Economic University (2010).
  • Belgium. Free University of Brussels (1998, 2001, 2008).
  • U.S.A. Colorado University in Colorado Springs (1992, 1996).
  • U.S.S.R. Moscow Institute of Management (1977-1978, 1983-1984).

Professional Scientific Training:

·       New Zealand. Massey University. Auckland (2015-2017).

·       New Zealand. University Waikato. Hamilton (2009, 2012).

·       The Netherland. Maastricht University, (2010, 2012).

·       Brussels. Free University of Brussels, Belgium, (2001, 2007).

·       EU. Environmental Management Training Programme, in the Framework of the TACIS Freiburg – Kyiv, (1996).

·       USSR. United States Environmental Protection Agency. Special Training Programme in Environmental Policy, Kyiv, (1994).

·       Germany. Federal Environmental Agency of Germany. Berlin. (1991).

·       Japan. Nagoya University. Nagoya. (1985-1986, 1990)

Leadership of Research and Educational Projects

More than 100 research and educational projects on international, national and local levels are implemented under leadership of L. Melnyk, including 30 international projects (financed by EU, TEMPUS, TACIS, World Bank, NATO, British Council, Flanders Government, ICLEI, etc.). The selected ones are:

  • Fundamental Basics of Ensuring Sustainable Development in Transition to Information Society. 2008 – 2010 (Financed by the State Funds for Fundamental Studies of Ukraine and Belarus).
  • Development of Methodological and Instrumental Bases for Evaluation of Environmental Costs for Forming the Ecological-Economic Policy Aimed at Sustainable Development. 2009 – 2010. (Financed by the State Funds for Fundamental Studies of Ukraine and Belarus).
  • Institutional mechanisms of integrated management for transition to sustainable development in Ukraine and Belarus 2013 – 2014. (Financed by the State Funds for Fundamental Studies of Ukraine and Belarus).
  • Course Entrepreneurship. A part of TEMPUS Programme “Inter-university start-up centres for students’ innovations development & promotion”. 2012-2015. Financed by European commission. 
  • “Development of institutional and economic basis for sustainable development and "green" economy at the regional level” 2016-2017
  • Using best EU practices for sustainable economy forming in Ukraine. 2014-2017. Financed by the Jean Monnet Programme of European Commission. 
  • Methodological Basics of European Education Transformation for Providing the Sustainable Development. 2007 – 2008. (financed by the Governments of Ukraine and Belarus).
  • Capacity Building for New University Discipline “Social and Economic Reinforcement of Sustainable Development”. 2006 – 2007 (financed by the Flemish Government).
  • Development and Introduction of the New Discipline “Basics of Sustainable Development” for University Education”. 2006 (financed by the British Council).
  • Evaluation of Ecological Costs Related to Production of National Income in Ukraine. 2003 – 2004 (financed by the Ministry of Environmental Safety of Ukraine).
  • Development of Sustainable Human “Development Indicators of Local Communities”. 2001 (financed by NATO).

Lecturing Abroad

·       Kaunas University of Technology. Lithuania. Kaunas. 2016

·       Massey University. New Zealand. Auckland. 2015

·       The University of Economics and Finance. Czech Republic. Prague. 2013.

·       State Academy of Management. Belarus. Minsk. 2013.

·       South-West University. Russia. Kursk 2009-2012

·       Riga Technical University. Latvia. Riga 2012

·       Russian Economic University. Moscow. Russia. 1992, 2009, 2011

·       Free University of Brussels. Belgium. Brussels. 1997-1998, 2000, 2005, 2008.

·       International Centre for Enterprise Development. Ghana. Accra. 1998.

·       Rostock University. Germany. Rostock.1997.

·       Nagoya University. Japan. Nagoya. 1985-1986, 1990.

·       Ilmenau University. Germany. Ilmenau. 1999, 2001.

·       Colorado University in Colorado Spring. U.S.A. 1992, 1996.

Areas of Professional Research

·       Development Economics;

·       Ecological Economics;

·       Economics and Business;

·       The Third Industrial Revolution and Industry 4.0;

·       Economics of Systems Development;

·       Information Economics;

·       Social and Economic EU Studies;

·       Economics of Sustainability.

Courses Taught in Ukraine and Abroad

·       Economics and Business;

·       The Third and Fourth Industrial Revolutions;

·       Information Economics and Economy;

·       Economics of Sustainable Development;

·       Business Administration;

·       Comparative Analysis of Economic Systems;

·       Socio-economic development in the EU and Ukraine

·       Environmental Economics;

·       Economics of Innovation;

·       Green Economy

Publications

More than 400 scientific works are published, including 45 books. The main papers are:

  • Influence of the minimum salary level increase on the business entities activity in the context of transition to the sustainable development / J. Problems and Perspectives in Management. 2017, vol.15, issues #1, 72-79 pp. (in co-authoring, in English);   
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  • Theory of Systems Development. Monograph. Saarbrucken: Palmarium Academic Publishing. 2016, 528 p. (in Russian)
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  • The Fourth Industrial Revolution: preconditions and contents’/J. Actual Problems of Economics. 2016, No. 9(183), pp. 26-30 (in Russian)
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  • Socio-Cultural, Socio-Economic and Technological Transformations for Sustainable Development on Local Level’/J. Mechanism of Economic Regulation. 2016, No.2, pp.32-38 (in co-authoring, in English)
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  • Innovation potential of the Third Industrial Revolution / J. Mechanism of Economic Regulation. 2016, No.1, pp. 9-32 (in Russian)
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  • Innovative horizons of the Third industrial revolution: economy, power sector,
  • ecology’ / J. Marketing and Management of Innovations. 2016, No.4, pp. 342-351 (in Russian)
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  • Economics of Energy Production. The textbook. Sumy. University Book. 2015, 378 p. (editor, in co-authoring, in Ukrainian);
  • Trialectic Basics for Control of Economic Systems Development.  The monograph. Sumy. University Book. 2015, 448 p. (in Russian);
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  • Experience of EU and Sustainable Development in Ukraine. The textbook. Sumy State University. 2015, 204 p. (in co-authoring, in Russian);
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  • The Impact of Foreign Direct Investments on Economic Growth: Case of post Communism Transition Economies / J.  Problems and perspectives in management.  2014, 1, 17-24. (in co-authoring, in English,);
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  • Natural scientific potential of economic systems studies / in the monograph: “Political Economia: past, present, future”.  Kiev. 2014, 298-320 (in Russian);
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  • Evaluation and use of ecosystem services in territorial planning / in the book “Accounting and evaluation of ecosystems services”. Germany. Dresden. 2014, 341-350 (in co-authoring, in German and Russian);
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  • Economics of Development. The textbook. Sumy. University Book. 2013, 784 p. (in Russian).
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  • Science for Global Sustainable Development / J. Mechanism of Economic Regulation 2013, 4 (62), 9-16 (in co-authoring, in English).
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  • Duality and Dualism of economic systems / J. Mechanism of Economic Regulation. 2013, 1 (59), 12-20 (in English); 
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  • Fluctuation and Dualism in Development of Socio-economic Systems/ in the book Economic policy:  on the way to new paradigm. Moscow. 2013. 34-45 (in co-authoring, in Russian);
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  • Forming Principle Directions of Green Economy Development / in the book “Local development with participation of community”: project of EU and of UNDP. Ukraine. Sumy. 2013, 223-231. (in co-authoring, in Ukrainian).
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  • Economics of Enterprise. The textbook. (ed.). Sumy. University  Book. 2013, 864 p.
  • Ascent to Utopia, or N. Nepluev’s Time Machine (socio-economic analysis). The monograph. Sumy. 2013, 224 p. (in Ukrainian);
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  • Prerequisites of economic systems progressive development / J. Actual Problems of Economics.  2013, 6 (144), 21-28 (in Russian);
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  • Innovative Strategies to Increase Economic Efficiency of Greening the Economy/ J. Middle East J. of Scientific Research. 2013, 16 (1), 30-37 (in co-authoring, in English);
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  • Methodology for Sustainable Development of Local Communities. In the book “Local development with participation of community”: project of EU and of UNDP. Ukraine. Sumy. 2013, 215-222 (in co-authoring, in Ukrainian).
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  • Synergetic Basis of Innovative Marketing/ Scientific J. of Riga Technical University. 2012, 22, 118-124 (in co-authoring, in English);
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  • Self-organization Theory for Economic Systems / The monograph. Sumy, 2012, 439 p. (in Russian);
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  • Peculiarities and Driving Forces for Self-organization of Economic Systems / J. Actual problems of Economics. 2012, 8 (134), 35-41 (in Russian);
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  • Fundamentals of Systems Sustainable Development / in the monograph “Sustainable development and energy security of the world and Ukrainian regions: conflicts, policy, green technologies”. Kiev. 2012, 45-59 (in English);
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  • The EU experience for Economic Systems adaptation to Resource Fluctuations Through Green Industries Innovations / J. Actual Problems of Economics. 2012, (12), 36–42 (in co-authoring, in English).
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  • Economics of Development.  The textbook. Sumy. University Book. 2013, 784 p. (in Russian).
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  • Ukraine and European Union: Preconditions and Vectors of Social and Economic Integration. The textbook. Ukraine. Sumy, 2012, 253 p.  (in co-authoring, in Ukrainian).
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  • The European Experience of Economic and Legal Instruments Implementation for Ensuring Sustainable Development. J. Mechanism of Economic Regulation. 2012, 1 (55), 13-24. (in co-authoring, in Russian).
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  • ЕU Experience in Building Innovative Strategies for Sustainable Development. In the book   Marketing and management innovation.  2012, 1, 190-200. (in co-authoring, in Russian).
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  • Strategy of Sustainable development. The textbook. Kherson. 2012, 446 p. (in co-authoring, in Ukrainian)
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  • Environmental Priorities of Modernization of the National Economy: EU experience. Proceedings of the First International Scientific Conference “Global challenges of modernization of national Economy”. Tambov. 2012, 357-360. (in co-authoring), (in Russian).
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  • Cross-countries Analysis of EKC. In the book: Sustainable development and energy security of the world and Ukrainian regions. Kiev. 2012, 140-145. (in English)
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  • Environmental and economic grounding of economic decisions considering external effects / J. Economics of Ukraine, 2011, 5, 75-83 (in co-authoring, in Ukrainian and in Russian);
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  • Economic, Social and Ecological Horizons in the New Era of Science in the World. J. Mechanism of Economic Regulation. 2011, 4, 15–19. (in co-authoring, and English).
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  • Socio-Economic Issues of Coming Civilization. In the book: Economic Civilization in Global Dimension. The monograph. Moscow. 2011, 729-755 (in Russian).
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  • Social and Economic Problems of Information Society. The monograph (editor), 2010,  896 p. (in Russian);
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  • Methods of Solving Ecological Problems. The monograph (ed.). Sumy. Sumy State University. 2010, 664 p. (in Russian);
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  • Sustainable Development: Theory, Methodology, Practice. The textbook (ed.). Sumy. University Book. 2009, 1200 p. (in Russian);
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  • Business Administration: Master’s Course. The textbook (ed.). Sumy. University Book.  2009, 896 p. (in Ukrainian);
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  • Social and Economic Potential of Sustainable Development. The textbook (ed.). Sumy. University Book. 2007, 1120 p. (in Russian and English);
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  • Basics of Sustainable Development. The textbook. Sumy. University Book.  2006, 984 p. (in Ukrainian);
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  • Basics of Ecology and Environmental Management. The textbook (ed.), 2006, 760 p. (in Ukrainian);
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  • Ecological Economics. The textbook, 2006, 368 p. (in Ukrainian and Russian);
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  • Economics of Development. The monograph, 2006, 662 p. (in Russian);
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  • Economics and Information. Dictionary, 2005, 384 p. (in Russian);
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  • Methodology of Development. The monograph, 2005, 602 p. (in Russian);
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  • Methods of Evaluation of Ecological Costs. The monograph (ed.), 2004, 288 p. (in Ukrainian, summary – in Russian and English);
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  • Information Economics. The textbook, 2003, 288 p. (in Russian);
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  • Fundamental Basics of Development. The monograph, 2003, 288 p. (in Russian);
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  • Environmental Economics. The textbook (ed.), 1998, 496 p. (in English and Russian).

Papers at Conferences

Prof. Dr. Melnyk presented papers at more than 200 conferences and workshops, including countries: Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Ghana, Great Britain, Greece, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherland, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Sweden, and U.S.A.

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