Professor, Department of Petroleum Chemistry and Technology
Lviv Polytechnic National University, Ukraine
Professor Michael Bratychak has completed his PhD in 1980 and D.Sc (in chemical sciences) in 1990 from Lviv Polytechnic National University. He is the Head of Petroleum Chemistry and Technology Department of the same University from 1994. He has published about 10 books, 420 scientific publications in Ukrainian, American, Polish, Czech and Russian journals; 52 Patents & Author’s Certificates. Advisor to 32 works for Master degree, 18 for PhD thesis and 2 for Doctoral thesis.
Since 1996 he is an Academician of Ukrainian Oil and Gas Academy (UOGA) and Head of the Division of Petrochemistry of UOGA. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal Chemistry & Chemical Technology (in English), member of Programming Board of the “Ecological Chemistry and Engineering” journal (in Polish) and “Coal Chemistry” (in Ukrainian), “Polymer Processing” (in Polish).
Polymer and petroleum science & engineering including organic synthesis, polymer characterization and technology of polymeric materials.