1. 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 Science

      Academy 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.
  2. 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.

  3. 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.
  4. 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
  5. Research field

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

  6. 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.
  7. Publications

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

  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. Computer skills
    • Languages: Basic, Pascal
    • Mathematical Software: Maple, Otter, Mace, GAP, Prover
    • Typesetting Software: TeX, LaTeX, MS Word
    • Operating Systems: MS Windows, Linux
  12. Presentations

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