Anatoly Shekhovtsov

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Anatoly Fedorovich Shekhovtsov (Ukrainian:Анатолій Федорович Шеховцов) (November 25, 1930 – August 14, 2012) was a Ukrainian scientist in the area of internal combustion engines.

From 1970 to 2001, he was a chairman of the Department of Internal Combustion Engines, Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute, making it one of the leading in Ukraine.[1][2] From 1979 up to his retirement in 2007 he was a Full Professor of that department. During his career, Anatoly Shekhovtsov established a scientific school, being a scientific advisor for 18 candidates and six doctors of technical sciences, published over 300 scientific papers, including 3 monographs, and over 10 manuals and textbooks.[3]

In 2008, he was awarded the State Prize of Ukraine in the field of Science and Technologies for the "Internal Combustion Engines" series of textbooks.[4]


  1. ^ [1] "A Personality, A Scholar, A Public Figure, A Teacher", by A.P.Marchenko, Polytechnic, 17.12.2012, #17-18 (in Russian)
  2. ^ [2] "Foundation and Development of the Department of Internal Combustion Engines", Polytechnic, 5.10.2011, #18-19 (in Russian)
  3. ^ [3] "The History and Present State of the Department of Internal Combustion Engines" (in Ukrainian)
  4. ^ [4] The Decree of the President of Ukraine #1121/2008 "On Awarding State Prizes of Ukraine in the Field of Science and Technologies for 2008", 1.12.2008 (in Ukrainian)