**Personal data***Name:*Shcherbacov Victor (Şcerbacov Victor in Moldavian transcription)*Birth:*vl. Jalyn, r-n Derajnea, prov. Rovno, Ukraine, October 30, 1956*Office address:*Institute of Mathematics and Computer ScienceAcademy of Sciences of Moldova

Academiei str. 5, Chişinău, MD-2028, Republic of Moldova

*Phone (Office):*+373 22 738029;*Fax:*+373 22 738027.*e-mails:**web-page:*http://www.math.md/people/scerbacov-victor/*Citizenship:*Republic of Moldova*Wife:*Tatiana Şcerbacova, Ph.D. in Biology, Institute of Biological Methods of Plant Protection, Academy of Sciences of Moldova*Children:*son Alexei Şcerbacov, MA of Moldova State University, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science;

daughter Alexandra Şcerbacova, Student of University, Faculty of Chemical and Environmental Engineering.

**All academic degrees obtained**- 2008. Doctor Habilitatus in Physics and Mathematics.
*Thesis:*“On linear and inverse quasigroups and their applications in code theory”. http://www.cnaa.acad.md/thesis/8175/The dissertation was defended in the Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova, Chişinău, Moldova.

- 1999. Senior Research Worker, Mathematical Logic, Algebra and Number Theory.
- 1991. Ph.D. (Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences). Speciality: Mathematical Logic, Algebra and Number Theory.
*Thesis:*“On automorphism groups and congruences of quasigroups”.Supervisor: Professor, Member of the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of the USSR, V.D. Belousov.

The dissertation was defended in the Institute of Mathematics Academy of Sciences of Moldova, Chişinău, Moldova.

- 2008. Doctor Habilitatus in Physics and Mathematics.
**Stages of education**- 1981-1982, 1984-1986 Institute of Mathematics, Mathematical Logic, Algebra and Theory of Numbers, Chişinău, Moldova, Ph.D. student.
- 1973-1977 Vinnitsa State Pedagogical Institute, Mathematics, Vinnitsa, Ukraine, Master Degree (Diploma with Honor).
- 1969-1973 Secondary school no. 8, Vinnitsa, Ukraine (gold medal).
- 1963-1969 Primary school, village Maidan, Vinnitsa district, Ukraine.

**Professional career**- 3/2011 – till now Principal Researcher, Inst. of Mathematics, Chişinău
- 2006 – 3/2011 Leading Researcher, Inst. of Mathematics, Chişinău
- 3/1993 – 2006 Senior Researcher, Inst. of Mathematics, Chişinău
- 8/1991 – 2/1993 Researcher, Inst. of Mathematics, Chişinău
- 9/1986 – 1/1991 Junior Researcher, Inst. of Mathematics, Chişinău
- 7/1984 – 8/1986 Postgr. Student, Inst. of Math., Chişinău
- 11/1982 – 6/1984 Soldier, Soviet Army
- 10/1981 – 10/1982 Postgr. Student, Inst. of Mathematics, Chişinău
- 8/1977 – 9/1981 School Teacher, Zhigalovka School, Ukraine

**Research field**Algebra (quasigroups, n-ary quasigroups, groupoids), algebraic approach to some problems of Coding Theory and Cryptology.

**Some courses of lectures that were given**- Projective geometry, 1977-1979, Vinnitsa State Pedagogical Institute (in Ukrainian), for Undergraduate Students.
- Quasigrop theory, universal algebra, 1986-1987, Moldova State University (in Russian), for Graduate Students.
- Elements of theory of probabilities and mathematical statistic, 2002, 2003, High Anthropological School, Chişinău, Republic Moldova (in Russian), for Undergraduate Students.
- Quasigroups and their applications in coding theory and cryptology, 2003, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic (in English), for Graduate Students.
- Elements of Code Theory, 2006, Tiraspol State University, Moldova (in Russian), for Graduate Students.

**Publications**More than 100 publications, please, see list of publications.

**Memberships**- Managing Editor of the journal Quasigroups and Related Systems (since 2003).
- Member of the Moldovan Mathematical Society (since 2001).
- Member of the Public Society “Academician Konstantin Sibirsky” (since 1999).
- Member (secretary) of Editorial Board of Buletinul Academiei de Ştiinţe a Republicii Moldova, Matematica (2002-2003).
- Member of Editorial Board of the journal “Journal of Generalized Lie Theory and Applications” (since 2006).
- Member of Editorial Board of the journal “Journal of Physical Mathematics” (since 2009).
- Member of Editorial Board of the journal “Вестник Витебского государственного университета им. П.М. Машерова, Математика”.(since 2011).
- Member of the Organization Committee of conferences “Loops’03 “, “Loops’07″, “Loops’11″, Czech Republic.

**Reviewer and Referee in mathematical journals**- Referativnyi Jurnal Matematika;
- Mathematical Review;
- Matematicheskie Zametki;
- Quasigroups and Related Systems;
- Buletinul Academiei de Ştiinţe a Republicii Moldova, Matematica;
- Comment. Math. Univ. Carolinae;
- International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences;
- Trudy IPMM NAN Ukrainy (in Ukrainian);
- European Journal of Combinatorics;
- Periodica Mathematica Hungarica;
- Discrete Mathematics;
- Discrete Mathematics and Applications;
- Analele Stiintifice ale Universitatii Ovidius Constanta, Seria Matematica;
- Revista Colombiana de matematicas;
- Communications in Algebra;
- International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences;
- Journal of Algebraic Combinatorics;
- ROMAI Journal;
- Aequationes mathematicae;
- Journal of Algebra and its Applications.

**Some grants and awards**- Travel grant of George Soros Foundation (Moldova), 1999.
- Grant of London Mathematical Society, Reference 5532, 2001.
- MRDA-CRDF grant Award No. MM2-3017, 2001-2003.
- MRDA-CRDF grant Award No. MM1-3040-CH-02, 2003-2005.
- Visiting Professor at Charles University, Prague, August-December, 2003.Grants of Czech Republic FRVS 2733/2003, MSM 113200007, 2003.
- MRDA-CRDF, ETGP, grant no. 1133, 2007.
- Russian Federation-Moldova Research Grant 08.820.08.08 RF, 2008-2009.
- Travel grant of NSF in order to take part in 2nd Mile High Conference on Noncommutative Mathematics, June 21{27, 2009, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado.
- Five prises of Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova for the best scientific results (1989, 1999, 2004, 2009, 2012).
- Visiting Research Fellowship. Central European University, Department of Mathematics, Budapest, September 9, 2010 — March 1, 2011.

**Computer skills**- Languages: Basic, Pascal
- Mathematical Software: Maple, Otter, Mace, GAP, Prover
- Typesetting Software: TeX, LaTeX, MS Word
- Operating Systems: MS Windows, Linux

**Presentations**In general more that 20 presentations on different Schools, Conferences, Seminars, including all-Union and International algebraic conferences. Please, see list of publications.