Sergiy Gayda

Personal Data

Current Position: Associate Professor of Department of Furniture Production Techniques and Wood Product Technology, Institute of Woodworking Technology and Design, Ukrainian National Forestry University.

Office address:

Ukrainian National Forestry University,

103, Gen. Chuprynka st., Lviv 79057, Ukraine

Institute and Department address:

Institute of Woodworking Technology and Design,

Department of Furniture Production Techniques and Wood Product Technology

11, Zaliznyaka st., Lviv 79057, Ukraine

Tel. office: +38 (032) 238 4504

Fax: +38 (032) 238 4496,

Cell phone: +38 (067) 791 2522

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Place and date of birth: Barysh, Buchach district, Ternopil region, Ukraine, March, 27, 1966

Languages:

Ukrainian (native speaker), Russian (fluent), Polish (fluent), English (basic)

Education:

  • Comprehensive secondary school, Barysh, Buchach district, Ternopil region, 1973-1983.
  • Lviv Forestry Institute, Faculty of Woodworking Technology (city of Lviv), industrial engineer (technologist), 1983-1990.
  • Postgraduate studies 1990-1993.
  • Doctoral Studies of Woodworking Technology (Doctor's Degree, Habilitation Degree) 2012-2015

Academic title:

  • Theme of the dissertation: Technology for the use of stump-and-root wood in the manufacture of wood particle boards.
  • Date of defense: march 22, 1994.
  • Candidate of engineering sciences since 1994. The dissertation defense took place at the specialized academic council of Ukrainian State Forestry University, diploma KN No.005068.
  • By order of the rector of Ukrainian State Forestry University was appointed associate professor at the Department of Furniture Production Techniques and Wood Product Technology (DFPTWPT)  under the term contract of employment as from September 01, 2000 (administrative order No.0-175 of September 04, 2000).
  • Associate professor at the department of DFPTWPT (academic council's resolution, record of proceedings No.3 of April 25, 2002).

Professional experience:

  • Teaching service length at higher educational institutions – at Ukrainian National Forestry University (UNFU) – 22 years.
  • Associate professor at the Department of Furniture Production Techniques and Wood Product Technology, September 01, 2000 – present (under contract of employment from June 24, 2016 till June 24, 2021, administrative order No.O-188).
  • Associate professor at the Department of Furniture Production Techniques and Wood Product Technology, September 01, 2000 – September 01, 2008 (administrative order No.0-175 of September 04, 2000).
  • Senior Lecturer at the Department of Furniture Production Techniques and Wood Product Technology, May 01, 1999 – August 31, 2000 (administrative order No.0-77 of May 20, 1999).
  • Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Furniture Production Techniques and Wood Product Technology, September 01, 1995 – April 30, 1999.

Position:

  • Associate professor at the Department of Furniture Production Techniques and Wood Product Technology (DFPTWPT), Institute of Woodworking Technology and Design (IWTD), Ukrainian National Forestry University (UNFU).

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Has exercised supervision of 20 master's theses and 100 diploma papers, 1995 – present.
  • An organizer of on-the-job-training for 1 through 5-year students, 1996 – present.
  • Scientific secretary of the Methodical Board of Ukrainian National Forestry University, February 2001 – present.
  • Responsible for holding students conferences at the DFPTWPT at UNFU, 2001 – present.
  • Member of the Methodical Board of the IWTD, 2005 – present.
  • Executive editor of the scientific and technical research collection "Forestry, Forest, Paper and Woodworking Industry", 2007 – present.
  • The tutor of the group IWTD, 2007 – present.
  • Member of the working group on the development of state sectoral standard of higher education in Ukraine for bachelor's specialty 187 in "Woodworking and Furniture Technology" in the area of knowledge "Production and Technology", 2007 – present.
  • Scientific secretary of the specialized academic council D 35.072.04 entitled to receive for consideration and conduct the defence of dissertations to earn doctor's degree of engineering sciences, specialty 05.23.06 – woodworking technology, furniture and woodwork manufacturing, 2010-2013.
  • Member of the working group on the development of educational program professional the second (master's) level of higher education for master's specialty 187 in "Woodworking and Furniture Technology" in the area of knowledge "Production and Technology", 2016 – present
  • Member of the working group on the development of educational program professional the first (bachelor's) level of higher education for bachelor's specialty 187 in "Woodworking and Furniture Technology" in the area of knowledge "Production and Technology", 2017 – present

Teaching work:

  • Lectures, tutorials and laboratory classes in the following disciplines:
    • Design Engineering of wood products;
    • Furniture making techniques;
    • Technology of furniture products;
    • Technology of lattice furniture products;
    • Prospects for the use of Post-consumer wood;
    • Flexible manufacturing system;
    • Human Resources;
    • Resource-saving furniture production techniques;
    • Modern manufacturing techniques of wood products.
  • Classes in the discipline "Technology for special woodwork production".
  • Classes on the discipline "Fundamentals of the woodwork production techniques".
  • Classes in the discipline "Introduction to specialty".
  • Advising on Master's theses and diploma papers.
  • Advising on the technological component of master's theses and diploma papers of students of non-technological specialties.
  • Research-supervising postgraduate students on their earning the degree of Candidate of engineering sciences.
  • Advising students of the Small Forest Academy.
  • Research-supervising postgraduate students and competitors for earning the degree of Candidate of engineering sciences, specialty 05.23.06 "woodworking technology, furniture and woodwork manufacturing".

Research work and professional interests:

  • Post-consumer wood and woodwork production techniques: resource potential, methodology, concepts, usage, recycling.
  • The problem of raw materials and wood waste.
  • Processing of Post-consumer wood (used wood).
  • The problem of recycling wood waste.
  • Scientific and economic basis for utilization of wood waste including of woodwork.
  • Energy potential of the wood used.
  • Bioenergy potential of wood waste.
  • Furniture and energy products.
  • Furniture products and green energy.
  • Production of fuel pellets.
  • Collecting waste and Post-consumer wood (used wood).
  • Problems sort Post-consumer wood (used wood).
  • Monitoring of wood waste.
  • Monitoring of Post-consumer wood (used wood).
  • Study of the flexibility and mobility of woodwork production.
  • The issues of shape stability of furniture panels and strength of finger jointing in furniture goods.
  • The issues of profile casing and facing MDF panels with natural veneer.
  • Technological processes of woodwork production.
  • Resource-saving technologies for furniture making.

Participation in projects

  • Identifying Green Energy Options for the Ukrainian Carpathians from a biophysical and socioeconomic perspective funded by the Swiss Secretariat for Research, Education and Innovation (SBFI) in the framework of the Ukrainian-Swiss Cooperation in forest Research. This so called "Green Energy Options" project runs from 1st of January 2017 to 31st of December 2020.
  • RERAM - international cooperation project he few FP7-INCO projects addressing the forestry and woodworking sector. RERAM - Bridging Gaps between R2I in Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials Forschung und Innovation für Ressourceneffizienz in der Holzindustrie. Project duration: 01/06/2014 – 31/05/2016.  (www.reram.eu).
  • ISO/NP 17300-1 Draft International Standard (DIS): «Wood residue and post consumer wood -- Classification -- Part 1: Basic terms and definitions». Project duration: 01/06/2013 – 31/10/2013.
  • Develop scientific and reasonable standards in the cost of wood Timber. Project duration: 01/05/2005 – 31/12/2005.
  • Development of glue to form capsules finger-joints of wood products. Project duration: 31/01/2001 – 31/06/2001

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

Full list includes more then 180 (since 1992) scientific publications (books, lecture notes, brochures and chapters, papers in peer-reviewed journals, conference thesis and articles, patents)

Books, lecture notes, brochures and chapters

  • Gayda S.V., Kiyko O.A., Kshyvetskyy B.Ya., Kushpit A.S. (2017): Recommendations for training of master's thesis. Lviv: UNFU. – 38 p
  • Gayda S.V. (2016): Post-consumer wood and blockboards (joinery boards): research, technology, recommendations. Lviv: UNFU. – 60 p.
  • Gayda S.V., Kushpit A.S. (2015): Recommendations for training of bachelor works. Lviv: UNFU. – 20 p.
  • Gayda S.V. (2013): Greening of academic disciplines: problems, education, manufacturing, priorities. Lviv: UNFU. – 52 p.
  • Gayda S.V. (2012): Flexible manufacturing cells in the Woodworking. Lviv: UNFU. – 37 p.
  • Gayda S.V., Salapak L.V. (2011): A connection in the Woodworking. Lviv: UNFU. – 52 p.
  • Gayda S.V. (2010): Finger jointing technology. Lviv: UNFU. – 42 p.
  • Gayda S.V. (2008): Surface roughness of wood : characteristics and parameters. Lviv: UNFU. – 47 p.
  • Gayda S.V. (2006): Progressive materials made of wood and paper. Lviv: UNFU. – 48 p.
  • Gayda S.V., Kshyvetskyy B.Ya., Voytovych I.G., Prokopovych B.V. (2002): Explanatory dictionary from Woodworking. Lviv: UNFU. – 280 p.
  • Gayda S.V. (2001): Rational constructing of wood products. Lviv: BMC. – 93 p.
  • Gayda S.V. (2000): Materials for the production of wood products. Lviv: BMC. – 160 p.
  • Gayda S.V. (1998): Flexible manufacturing system and robots technology in the Woodworking. Vol.1: Fundamentals of creating flexible manufacturing system. Lviv: UNFU. – 149 p.
  • Gayda S.V. (1998): Flexible manufacturing system and robots technology in the Woodworking. Vol.2: Fundamentals of robots technology. Lviv: UNFU. – 144 p

 

Papers in peer-reviewed journals

Papers in proceedings of the International Scientific Conference

Patents