Leonid Stepanovich Gerasimovich (b. 07.01.1939, Minsk), a scientist in the field of electrical technology and electrical equipment in agriculture. Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (2003), Academician of the Academy of Agrarian Sciences of the Republic of Belarus (1996-2002), Doctor of Engineering Sciences (1983), Professor (1985). Honored Education Worker of the Republic of Belarus (1995).
He developed a scientific basis and a new element base for low-temperature surface-distributed (film) electric heating: electro-technological means for thermal processing of agricultural food products and media, energy-saving microclimate systems for animals and poultry. Developed the theory and practice of agroenergy system analysis. He developed the scientific foundations of automated plant nutrition systems on artificial substrates, including those from domestic raw materials. Created at BSGATU Research and Production Center for greenhouse vegetable growing, as a result of scientific and methodological activities of which most of the republic’s winter greenhouses (about 140 hectares) were transferred to modern energy-efficient, low-volume automated technologies for growing vegetables on artificial substrates.
Author of more than 250 scientific papers, 110 inventions and patents.
Awarded with a medal.