Salzburg Global Seminar Session Participant Profiles
Tue 03 Apr - Sun 08 Apr, 2001

Vasily Zhurakovsky Vasily Zhurakovsky (Faculty)

Country/Region: Russian Federation

National Training Foundation

Most Recently Attended: (1999)
The Responsive and Innovative Russian University: Universities and their Role in National and Regional Development

Biography:
Vasiliy M. Zhurakovsky is first deputy minister of General and Professional Education of the Russian Federation. He has previously served as deputy chairman of the State Committee of the Russian Federation on Higher Education, as deputy minister of The Russian Federation for Science, Higher Education and Technological Policy, and as deputy chairman of the State Committee of the Russian Federation for Science and Higher Education. Dr. Zhurakovsky has also served as rector of the Rostov-on-the-Don Technical Institute. He is member of the Academy of Engineering and Academy of Natural Sciences and holds a doctorate of technical sciences from the Rostov-on-the-Don Institute of Agricultural Engineering. Dr. Zhurakovsky is a member of the Universities Project Advisory Committee.