Opening in ESITS memorial auditorium named after Oleksandr Zinchenko

April 17 at the Educational Scientific Institute of Telecommunication Systems NTUU "KPI" was inaugurated the audience named after Olexandr O. Zinchenko. The opening ceremony was attended by the widow of Alexander Zinchenko Irina, his daughters Olexandra and Catherine with her grandson Makar, Rector of NTUU"KPI" NAS of Ukraine academician Michael Zgurovsky, Vice President for Research, Director of ESITS NASU academician Michael Il'chenko, teachers, students and graduates of the university.

"Today's event is at the same time sad and pleasant. Sad because Olexandr Zinchenko, whose name will be the audience, died too early. Nice - because at the institute, in which he worked, perpetuated his memory, - said, speaking before the participants of the ceremony, Rector of NTUU "KPI" Michael Zgurovsky. - Olexandr was a bright, extraordinary personality. During his work in the KPI he was able to do very much. Our hearts rejoice that his work in the last year nominated for the State Prize of Ukraine in Science and Technology. Now, opening the room where he worked, we take the next step in the direction of the memory of Olexandr Olexeyevich. I am sure that students will perceive his personality and through the audience ... ".

Well-known politician, academician Television Academy of Ukraine, the founder and many years president of TV channel "Inter", Honored Journalist of Ukraine, engineer and scientist Olexandr Zinchenko was associate by many with NTUU "KPI". He was chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Science Park "Kyiv Polytechnic" and has made a significant contribution to the formation and establishment of the innovative environment of the University at its base and determine the basic principles of its activities and priorities. In the last years of his life he worked as a professor in the Department of Telecommunications ESITS NTUU "KPI", where in a short time prepared a set of methodological and information support on the subject "The regulatory and legal framework of telecommunications" for all disciplines of the Institute. Actually, multimedia audience that will now bear his name, was established on his initiative and with his financial support. His experience, extensive knowledge, including in the field of information and telecommunication technologies, combined with pedagogical skill enabled him to provide training to students of telecommunications specialties at a high technological level. He is seriously engaged in scientific research, his work on the theoretical concepts of visual information processing algorithms in real time, his developements of the requirements for specialized processors for visual effects devices to enhance the image of the current entertainment television standards and its contribution to the adaptation of video effects device to requirements of Ukrainian consumers on television centers and studios have been highly appreciated by specialists.

The widow Irina Zinchenko, colleagues and former students also made speaches at the audience opening ceremony.