The results of the television award “Leader of the Year – 2016” were announced. This year the competition, organised by the Gubernia television company with the help of the Government of the Voronezh Region, was held for the 8th time.
“Various events in our life demonstrate that everything depends on leaders. The “Leader of the Year” award shows that it is vital to see the right people, to know about them, and to value them. The leader is a person you want to follow. It is a person who is in control of their life, no matter what, – said the Governor of the Voronezh Region, Alexey Gordeev, at the award ceremony.
The award includes 17 nominations. There were several candidates in each of the nominations in the final stage of the competition. The award for “Science” was given to Professor Viktor Zvyagin, director of the Research Institute for Mathematics of Voronezh State University.
In September 2016, a team of VSU researchers supervised by Viktor Zvyagin, won the 5th competition for the grants of the Government of the Russian Federation for the support of research. This mega-grant was the first and the only one in the Central Black Earth Region. The winners of the competition were 40 projects in various research fields, with two of them in Mathematics, Including the project “Studying the problems of mathematical hydrodynamics” submitted by VSU.