Sergey Zapryagaev Former First Vice Rector of Voronezh State University, Russia

SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS

  • - relativistic theory of multiply charged ions, the theory of interaction of electromagnetic radiation with multiply charged ions, the algebra of angular momenta, quantum electrodynamics in the Furry picture, relativistic Dirac equation Green's function, quantum information theory and quantum cryptography;
  • - problem management and financing in higher education, the establishment of quality assurance systems in higher education, international accreditation of educational programs, the challenges of globalization and internationalization in higher education

 

EXPERIENCE:

2013 -Present

Vice-President. «Association for Global Advancement of Universities and Colleges». USA.

  • Accreditation
  • Assessment of quality assurance systems,
  • Internationalization of higher education systems, universities and colleges in Europe, China and the United States.

 

2010 - Present

Head of public accreditation projects of ACUR (Association of Classical Universities of Russia)
• Development of principles of ACUR’s public accreditation
• Development of ACUR standards and accreditation criteria
• Conducting the pilot accreditations 2013
• Training of experts.

May 2005-Present

Head of Federal RF Programs “Development of Research Potential of Russian Higher Education System

1. “Development of the Russian Federal educational standards of bachelor and master degree on the basis of competence and credit systems for training in area of natural-scientific higher education” (2005-2011)

2. “Scientific and methodical maintenance of organization and carrying out of Russian-American research - educational programs in conditions of introduction of a new higher education federal standards” (2009-2011)

  • Development of new educational standards and academic plans
  • Research activity
  • Seven monographers on problems of Russian higher education
  • Created (with Kent State vice-provost) Association of Black Sea Higher Education Leaders (ABSHEL)
  • Organized International Conferences. (Tunis 2006, Turkey 2008, Romania 2009)
  • Organized of Center for Promotion of International Accreditation CPIA

 

May 2002-Present

Director of Educational Component of Research Educational Center “The wave processes” of VSU (Joint project BRHE of CRDF the USA and Ministry of Education and Research of Russia)

  • Tutoring the lectures on theoretical physics
  • Development of new educational courses and seminars
  • Guiding master degree and PhD students
  • Research activity

 

May 2000-May 2006

Chair of Digital Technology, Voronezh State University, Russia

  • editor -in-chief university magazine “Problems of Higher Education ”
  • created the new department
  • developed electronic educational modules on courses of theoretical physics and mathematics
  • created Virtual Voronezh State University
  • created supper computer cluster
  • tutoring the lectures on theoretical physics
  • published manuals for the students
  • guiding master degree and PhD works

 

July 1998 – January 2006

First vice-rector, Voronezh State University, Voronezh, Russia

  • developed and introduced a system of the uniform budget of the University, that has allowed to liquidate the financial debts of the University, accumulated for a period with 1994 to 1998
  • created the department of quality assurance
  • developed, justified necessity and created the University District, organized five brunches of the University
  • developed and introduced a system of open education through University web- portal
  • developed and introduced a uniform system of educational load account and entered a new system of teachers salary
  • created the new University magazine – “Problems of Higher Education”
  • prepared and issued the first academic catalog of the University
  • developed and introduced strategic planning process in the University
  • developed mission and strategic plan to 2010
  • created research-methodical board of the University
  • created strategic planning office

total stuff of the University is about 3000, the number of students is about 25,000

December 1997 – present

Professor, Voronezh State University, Voronezh, Russia

  • Tutoring the lectures on theoretical physics
  • Has published 25 manuals for the students
  • Guiding master degree and PhD works

 

September 1981 – November 1997

Associated Professor, Voronezh State University, Physics Department, Russia

  • Tutoring the lectures on theoretical physics
  • Development of new educational courses and seminars
  • Guiding master degree works
  • Research activity
  • Two scientific monographers in Moscow and St. Petersburg

December 1975 – August 1981

Assistant Professor, Voronezh State University, Russia

 

EDUCATION:

Special program of Carnegie Corporation. USA. May 2005

Kent State University, IREX program University Administration, USA, 2002

German. Certificate of Deutch Management Academy. 2001

Program of US Department “US Universities”. USA. January 1999

St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia, Doctor, Theoretical Physics,1997

Voronezh State University, Candidat, Theoretical Physics, 1975

Voronezh State University, “Diploma” with Honors, Physics, 1972

Moscow State Technical University Bauman’s name, “Diplom”,1969

 

PUBLICATIONS:

Total list of publication more 450. Selected publications on the subject of management systems of universities and quality assurance in higher education

  • The Tendencies And Development Of Academicals Education. In book “Problems and methods of teaching scientific disciplines in the higher school”. Voronezh, (2000)     
  • Academic catalog. Voronezh State University, p. 1- 278 (2000).
  • The Tendencies Of Development Of Higher Education In XXI Century. Proceedings of Voronezh State University, series “ Problems of Higher Education ”. N1, p. 12-28 (2000).
  • Russia And USA Systems Of Higher Education. Proceedings of the Voronezh State University., series “ Problems of Higher Education ”. N1, p. 39-47, (2001).                                                   
  • Directions Of Development In The Informational - Educational Mediums. Moscow., p. 211-216 (2001).
  • University Complexes And University Education. University control: practice and analysis. 3 (18), p. 8-13, Ekaterinburg. (2001)                                  
  • Problems Of State Policy And Modernizing Of Education In Practice Of High School Work. The Proceedings of Voronezh State University., series “ The Problems of Higher education ”, N2, p.131-134 (2001).
  • Quality Control Systems And Academic University Education.. Voronezh., p. 4-10 (2002)
  • Russian Higher School And Unit Test System. . Moscow, April 23, 2003, page 11-14.
  • The Strategy Of Development The Informational - Educational Mediums Of Voronezh State University. Materials of the Russia conference “ The Technological Standards in Education ”. April 23-24, 2003. Moscow. Page 93-97
  • Internet For Quality Assurance In Education. The collection of papers on materials of Russia scientific - practical conferences “ Internet on a service of a society”. Saratov 2003. Page 119-122.
  • Strategic Planning At The USA Universities. “Strategic planning and development of VSU”. May 22, 2003. Voronezh. p.6-48.
  • Strategic Planning And Development Of Classical University. Universities and society. Cooperation of universities in XXI century. The collection of reports of the second international conference of Universities. Moscow State University, November 27-28, 2003. Maks Press. Moscow 2003
  • Bologna Process And Goals Of Classical University Education. Russia - Belgium “ International partnership of universities: modern practice ”. Bruxelles. April 2004. International conference. p. 10-12
  • Le Process De Bologne Et Les Objectifs De L'enseignement Universitaire Classique. Conference. Russie et Belgique. “ Le partenariat Internation des universities: la pratique moderne et les perspectives ”. Bruxelles. Avril. 2004. P. 11-13.
  • Tendency Of The Russian Universities Reforming. Proceedings of the Voronezh State University., series “ Problems of Higher Education ”. N1, p. 109-114, (2005).
  • Research University In Russia // Research universities. Integration of a science and education: materials of the Russian-American scientific conference – Tver, 2005. – p. 207- 212.
  • System Of A Quality Assurance: Methodical Recommendations On Application Of ISO A Series 9000 Standards In Higher Education. // – Voronezh: Voronezh state university, 2005. – 104 p.
  • Russian-American Cooperation In System Of Higher Education ". Target data of the collection: " Scientifically-educational cooperation of high schools of Russia and universities of the USA. The analysis of experience ". Reports of conference. Moscow, 2007. -. p. 75-83
  • Methodical Bases For Creation Of New List Of Educational Directions And Specialities In Russia Higher System Of Education. // Proceedings of Voronezh State University. Series "Problems of higher education”, issue 1, 2006, p. - 22 – 34.
  • Systems Of Accreditation And Quality Assurance In Higher Education. National And International Aspects // Voronezh: Voronezh state university, 2007. - 239 p.
  • Internationalization Of Quality Assurance And Accreditation In Higher Education// Voronezh: Press- polygraphic Center of Voronezh State University, 2007. – 410 p
  • Strategic Planning In Russian Universities // Ai-Ti Academy. Moscow. 2007.- 85 p
  • What Is Quality In Higher Education? // 2008 International Conference on Internationalization of Quality Assurance, Accreditation, and Management of Higher Education, Istanbul, Turkey, July 8-11, 2008 .— Istanbul, Turkey, 2008 .— P. 16 .
  • Accreditation And Quality Assurance In Higher Education.// Successes of modern natural sciences. Scientific magazine of Russian Academy of Natural Sciences N4, p 61-65, 2008
  • Globalization And Quality Assurance Systems In Higher Education.// - Мoscow.: Publishing house of the Moscow State University, 2008.-224 p.
  • Internationalization of Quality Assurance, Accreditation and Management in Higher Education. –Voronezh: Publishing and Printing Center of Voronezh State University, 2009. -268 p.
  • Internationalization of Quality Assurance, Accreditation and Management of Higher Education”. Publishing and Printing Center of Voronezh State University. 2010. – 304 p
  • Doctoral Programmes in Europeans Universities: the New Approach. In book “Internationalization of Quality Assurance, Accreditation, and Management of Higher Education “. By editors S. Zapryagaev and S. Michael, p.264-286. Publishing and Printing Center of Voronezh State University. 2010
  • Progress in Quality Assurance in Higher Education. In book “Internationalization of Quality Assurance, Accreditation, and Management of Higher Education “. By editors S. Zapryagaev and S. Michael, p.12-19. Publishing and Printing Center of Voronezh State University. 2010. .
  • The System of Quality Assurance on the ISO base. Voronezh. Publishing and Printing Center of Voronezh State University. 2011. 289 p.
  • Program Accreditation by Association of Classical Universities of Russia// Acta Universitatis Danubius. Vol 7, No 2/2013. p. 72-92.
  • MONOGRAPHS
    Higher education
  • Introduction to quantum information systems: / SA Zapryagaev .- Voronezh: VSU Publishing House, 2015 .- 219 pp. - (Voronezh State University Textbook) .- - ISBN 978-5-9273-2173-5.
  • Accreditation in the Russian Federation. New Legislation // Acta Universitatis Danubius. Relationes Internationales .— 2014 .— Vol. 7, No.1. - P. 30-44.

CONFERENCE and SEMINAR, PRESENTATIONS, EXEBITIONS

  • Took part and made the reports on the large number of the Russian and international conferences, seminars, symposiums both on scientific subjects, and on problems of education (Poland, Austria, Japan, USA, Germanium, Italy, China, Malaysia, UK, Ireland, Belgium, India, Sweden, Turkey, Tunis, Switzerland, Denmark, Romania )
  • Organized and took part in representation of Voronezh State University in exhibitions on education in Belgium (2004), Malaysia (2002) and in Russia (Moscow 1999, 2005, Voronezh 2009

GRANTS

  • Two grants by research works (1994, 1997-1999)
  • The head of the educational component. Grant CRDF REC “Wave processes in inhomogeneous and nonlinear mediums” ( Mac Arturs foundation and Carnegie Corporation). Grant for $ 1,000, 050. (2001-2007)
  • Grant “ The new forms of integration university and engineering education”. The program “Russia University”. Grant for $ 2,000 (2002-2003)
  • IREX Fellowships in University Administration grant. (2002)
  • IREX Pilot Project Grant in University Administration. $10,000 (2003)
  • IREX Pilot Project Grant in University Administration $15,000 (2004)
  • IREX Pilot Project Grant in University Administration $20,000 (2006)
  • IREX Pilot Project Grant in University Administration $10,000 (2009)
  • IREX Pilot Project Grant in University Administration Support of international conference $15,000 (2010)
  • IREX Pilot Project Grant in University Administration Support (2013)
  • Grant Ministry of Education of Russia “Rating – module system of education”. The program “Russian University”. Grant for $3,000 (2004)
  • Grant of Russian Ministry of education on problem of new Russian Standards of higher education     $35, 000 (2005).
  • Grant of Russian Ministry of Education and Science on problem of Russian Standards of higher education     $55, 000 (2006-2007).
  • The head of the educational component. Grant CRDF REC on nanotechnology problems $250,000 (2006-2007)
  • Grant of Russian Ministry of Education and Science on problem of Russian Standards of higher education     $55, 000 (2008).
  • Grant of Russian Ministry of Education and Science “Development of the state educational standards for master degree on the basis of a new federal educational standards in area of natural-scientific education” $ 130,000 (2009-2011)
  • Grant of Russian Ministry of Education and Science “Scientific and methodical maintenance of organization and carrying out Russian-American research - educational programs in conditions of introduction of a new higher education federal standards” $ 160,000 (2009-2012)
  • Grant of Russian Ministry of Education and Science $ 100,000 (20013-2016)

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • The honorable worker of higher education of RF – 2002
  • Nominated by Editorial Board for inclusion in flagship publication of American Biographical Institute (ABI) – 2002
  • Award for development of space research 2005
  • Federal award for development of open education system in VSU 2005

INSTITUIONAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • The deputy of Voronezh State Regional Board 1990 – 1993
  • The chairman of trade-union committee of the University 1990-1998
  • One of the principal of union “ Democratic elections 90 ”
  • The member of Physics Research Board. 1997- present
  • Editor of “Proceedings of Voronezh University” ser “Problem of Higher Education” 1999 - present
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