International Sakharov Environmental Institute of Belarusian State University

Sergey Maskevich

DrSc in physics and maths, professor
Telephone : +375 17 398-99-79
Reception hours: the 1st  Tuesday of the month, 8:00-14:00, room №205-1

Education: born on August 1, 1953 in the village Bykovka Shchuchin district, Grodno region in the family of farmers. He graduated the Secondary school in Rakovichi Shchuchin district, faculty of physics and mathematics at Grodno State Pedagogical University of Y.Kupala, post-graduate studies in the Institute of Biochemistry of the National Academy of Sciences. He worked as a laboratory assistant, engineer, teacher, associate professor at Grodno State University of Y.Kupala. Since 1995 Sergey Maskevich worked as vice-rector on scientific work, since 1997 to 2005 he was the rector of Grodno State University of Y.Kupala. In the special BSU Council in  1983 defended the PhD thesis « Electronic structure and luminescence properties of vitamin B1, pyruvic acid and its complexes with divalent metal ions», and in 1995  defended the doctoral thesis “Spectroscopy giant combined light scattering and structural organization of adsorbed on the metal surface molecular systems”. In 1997 awarded the academic title of professor. March 2005 – was elected deputy of the Chamber of Representatives of the National Assembly of the Republic of Belarus of the 3rd convocation from the central district of Grodno, and on October 2008 – the deputy of the 4th convocation. At the Parliament of the 3rd convocation he was the member of the Standing Commission on budget, finance and tax policy of Chamber of Representatives, at the Parliament of the 4th convocation – the chairman of the Standing Committee on the international affairs with CIS-countries. Since December 2010 to December 2014 Sergey Maskevich was the minister of education of the Republic of Belarus. In parallel with the government work in the Parliament and at the Ministry of Education he continued his scientific and teaching work at BSU, BSPU, GSU. He is the author of more than 300 scientific works on biomolecular spectroscopy, photonics nanostructures and education management. Co-author of the program on the course «The physics of the atom and atomic phenomena» for the universities, the author of the textbooks  approved by the Ministry of Education for the universities on this course. Sergey Maskevich is the head of the scientific projects financed within the frameworks of the Republican and international programs. Under his leadership there are implemented dozens of international educational projects, designed and signed dozens of agreements on inter-university cooperation in the field of science and education.