Vasily Vasilyevich Rubanik (b. 09.05.1959, v. Butovo, Ushachi district, Vitebsk region), a scientist in the field of technical acoustics. Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (2014), Doctor of Engineering Sciences (2005).
Research and development in the field of technical acoustics. Created a scientific school on thermoelastic phase transformations under high-energy effects. Experimentally discovered the effect of the initiation of shape memory under the influence of ultrasonic vibrations in alloys with shape memory effect. For the first time, he discovered an increase in the flow stress in such alloys under ultrasonic action in the temperature range of the inverse martensitic transformation with active isothermal deformation (the “anomalous Blang-Langeneker effect”). Developed and researched new ways of generating reactive mechanical stresses and defining a shape memory effect using ultrasonic vibrations; studied the effect of ultrasound on heat treatment processes under high-speed electro-contact heating, mechanical activation and pressing of ceramic powders; developed and implemented in production conditions, as well as in the practice of scientific research, new highly efficient methods of introducing ultrasonic vibrations into the deformation zone and equipment for drawing, pressing, welding of polymeric materials, emulsification, etc.
Member of 2 specialized councils for the defense of Candidate and Doctoral theses, a member of the editorial boards of the journals "Fundamental Problems of Modern Materials Science" (Russian Federation), "Science Vector of TSU" (Russian Federation), and "Bulletin of the educational institution "Vitebsk State Technological University" ( Republic of Belarus). Deputy Chairman of the Interstate Coordination Council for Physics of Strength and Plasticity of Materials.
Author of more than 500 scientific papers, incl. 13 monographs and books, 55 inventions and patents.
Prize of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus in 2008 for a series of works on the use of powerful ultrasonic vibrations in scientific research and technological processes.
Awarded with the Francisk Skaryna Medal (2014).