Program “Electromechanical Automation Systems, Electric Drive and Electromobility”,faculty of Electric Power Engineering and Automatics of “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”

Ihor Volodymyrovych Volkov


Head of the Department of stabilized current in Institute of Electrodynamics of NAS, Ukraine.

Date of birth: February 24, 1936

The main stages of scientific biography:

He graduated from the Kyiv Polytechnic Institute (NTUU “KPI”) in 1958, specialization – electrical engineering. I.V. Volkov worked on the South-Ural Machine-Building Plant in Orsk (1958 – 1961) and is the Head of the Department of stabilized current in Institute of Electrodynamics of NAS (from 1961 to present).

Candidate of Technical Sciences (1964), Doctor of Technical Sciences (1973), Professor (1978), a corresponding member of National Academy of Sciences (1988).

The main scientific activities:

Theoretical electrical engineering, theory of electrical circuits, conversion of electromagnetic energy parameters, current stabilization of power source for modern electrotechnologies.

Scientific discoveries, inventions:

The researches carried out by I.V. Volkov at the Institute of Electrodynamics of NAS in Ukraine, led to the creation and wide practical application of a new class of electrical engineering devices – the systems of stabilized current, that are used for power supply of advanced technologies installations: plasma-arc, electronic ionic, laser, electro hydraulic, magnetic pulse and other. He developed methods of optimization, substantiated the structural synthesis method  of converters of this class.

The main scientific works:

Volkov is an author of 9 monographs, more than 170 scientific articles, devoted to the theory of electrical circuits, the creation of effective systems of power of various electrical engineering installations.

Милях А.Н., Волков И.В. Системы неизменного тока на основе индуктивно-емкостных преобразователей. – Киев: Наук. Думка, 1974 . – 216 с.
Волков И.В., Исаков В.Н. Электроприводы со стабилизированным током в силовых цепях. – Москва: Радиосвязь, 199. – 215 с.
Волков И.В., Чиженко А.И. Вентильные источники реактивной мощности и регуляторы переменного напряжения.– Киев: Наук. думка, 1994. – 170 с.

Scientific awards:

1975 – Laueate of State Prize of Ukraine in Science and Technology.

1984 – Laureate of Prize of NAS, Ukraine named after G.F. Proskura.

1984 – Honored Worker of Science and Technology of Ukraine.

Diploma of the Presidium of NAS of the USSR.

Taken from the website of the Institute of Electrodynamics of NAS, Ukraine



As result of 1 semester

2022/2023 academic year

Total students: 137,
on the budget: 130.


Educational process, 2 semester

By the decision of the Administrative Council and the selection committee of Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, the educational process for full-time and part-time higher education applicants will begin from February 01, 2021/22 academic year. University is in distant mode until 19.03.2022.

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