Vasilij G. Shevchenko

I. Personal data

Date of Birth: October 15, 1960

Place of Birth: village Novo-Mutin, Sumy region, Ukraine;

Citizenship: Ukrainian

Marital status: Married, one son.

Present position and address:Associated professor of Astronomy and Space Informatics Department of Kharkiv V.N. Karazin National University, Svobody 4, Kharkiv, 61022, Ukraine. Tel: (38) 057 7075537. E-mail:

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II. Academic degrees

III. Professional Experience

IV. Professional activities

V. Teaching activities

Lecture courses for graduate and postgraduate students:

VI. Field of research

VII. Experience summary

VIII. Academic and professional honors and awards

IX. Grants

X. Research summary

List of Main Publications

  1. Shevchenko V. G. , Belskaya I. N., Muinonen K., Penttilä A., Krugly Y. N., Velichko F. P., Chiorny V. G., Slyusarev I. G., Gaftonyuk N. M., Tereschenko I. A. 2016. Asteroid observations at low phase angles. IV. Average parameters for the new H, G1, G2 magnitude system. // Planet. Space Sci. 123. P. 101-116. DOI: 10.1016/j.pss.2015.11.007

  2. Shevchenko V. G. // Planet. Space Sci. Penttilä A.,Shevchenko V. G. , Wilkman O., Muinonena K. 2016. H, G1, G2 phase function extended to low-accuracy data. // Planet. Space Sci. 123. P. 117-125. DOI: 10.1016/j.pss.2015.08.010.

  3. Zheleznyak A. P.Shevchenko V. G. ,Slyusarev I. G., Zubareva A. M., Checha V. A., Lapko A. V. 2015. VRc photometry of new variable stars detected on the fields from the photoplate collections of the SAI MSU. Peremennie Zvezdy. Prilozhenie. Vol. 15. No. 6.

  4. Shevchenko V. G., Slyusarev I. G., Belskaya I. N. 2014. Revised Albedos of Trojan asteroids (911) Agamemnon and (4709) Ennomos. Meteoritic and Planetary Sciences. Vol. 49, No. 1, p. 103-108.

  5. Shevchenko V. G., Drobjazko N. V., Slyusarev I. G., Zubareva A. M., Kravchenko E. A., Lagyra A. V., Tereschenko I. A. 2013. CCD-photometry of variable stars at the Astronomical Institute of Karazin Kharkiv National University. Peremennie Zvezdy. Prilozhenie . Vol. 13. No. 7.

  6. Shevchenko V. G., Belskaya I. N., Slyusarev I. G., Krugly Yu. N., Chiorny V. G., Gaftonyuk N. M., Donchev Z., Ivanova V., Ibrahimov M. A., Ehgamberdiev Sh. A., Molotov I. E. 2012. Opposition effect of Trojan asteroids. Icarus, v. 217. No. 1, p. 202-208.

  7. Pravec P., Scheirich P., Vokrouhlický D., Harris A.W., Kušnirák P., Hornoch K., Pray D.P., Higgins D., Galád A., Világi J., Gajdo Š., Korno L., Oey J., Husárik M., Cooney W.R., Gross, J. Terrell D., Durkee R., Pollock J., Reichart D.E., Ivarsen K., Haislip J., LaCluyze A., Krugly Yu. N., Gaftonyuk N., Stephens R.D., Dyvig R., Reddy V., Chiorny V., Vaduvescu O., Longa-Peña P., Tudorica A., Warner B.D., Masi G., Brinsfield J., Gonçalves R., Brown P., Krzeminski Z., Gerashchenko O., Shevchenko V. G., Molotov I., Marchis F. 2012. Binary asteroid population. 2. Anisotropic distribution of orbit poles of small, inner main-belt binaries. Icarus, 218, pp. 125-143.

  8. Belskaya I. N., Fornasier S., Krugly Yu. N., Shevchenko V. G., Gaftonyuk N. M., Barucci M. A., Fulchignoni M., R. Gil-Hutton. 2010. Puzzling asteroid 21 Lutetia: our knowledge prior to the Rosetta fly-by. Astron. Astropys. V. 515. P. A29-A37.

  9. Shevchenko V. G., Tungalag N., Chiorny V. G., Gaftonyuk N. M., Krugly Yu. N., Harris A. W., Young J. W. 2009. CCD-Photometry and pole coordinates for eight asteroids. Planet. Space Sci., v. 57. No. 12, p. 1514-1520.

  10. Rosenbush V.K., Shevchenko V.G., Kiselev N.N., Sergeev A. V., Shakhovskoy N.M., Velichko F.P., Kolesnikov S.V., Karpov N.V. 2009. Polarization and brightness opposition effects for the E-type asteroid 44 Nysa. Icarus, v. 201. No. 2, p. 655-665.

  11. Dotto E., Perna D., Fornasier S., Belskaya I.N., Barucci M.A., Shevchenko V.G., Krugly Yu. N., Gaftonyuk N.M., Tereschenko I.A., Scipioni F., De Luise F. 2009. Photometric and spectroscopic investigation of 2867 Steins, target of the Rosetta mission. Ground-based results before the Rosetta fly-by. Astron. Astrophys. V. 494, No. 3, p. L29-L32.

  12. Shevchenko V.G., Chiorny V.G., Gaftonyuk N.M., Krugly Yu.N., Belskaya I.N., Tereschenko I.A., Velichko F.P. 2008. Asteroid observations at low phase angles. III. Opposition effect of dark asteroids. Icarus, v. 196. No. 2, p. 601-611.

  13. Pravec P., Harris A. W., Vokrouhlický D., Warner B. D., Kušnirák P., Hornoch K., Pray D.P., Higgins D., Oey J., Galád A., Gajdo Š., Kornos L., Vilagi J., Husárik M., Krugly Yu. N., Shevchenko V. G., Chiorny V., Gaftonyuk N., Cooney W. R., Gross Jr. J., Terrell D. Stephens R. D., Dyvig R., Reddy V., Ries J.G., Colas F., Lecacheux J., Durkee R., Masi G., Koff R.A., Goncalves R. 2008. Spin rate distribution of small asteroids. Icarus, 197. No. 2, p. 497-504.

  14. Krugly Yu. N., Maccone C., Gaftonyuk N. M., Lupishko D. F., Shevchenko V. G., Velichko F. P. 2007. 11264 Claudiomaccone: Small binary main-belt asteroid. Planet. Space Sci., V. 55, No. 4, p. 449-454.

  15. Chiorny V.G., Shevchenko V.G., Krugly Yu. N, Velichko F.P., Gaftonyuk N.M. 2007. Photometry of Asteroids: Lightcurves of 24 Asteroids Obtained in 1993-2005. Planet. Space Sci., V. 55, No. 7-8, p. 986-997.

  16. Shevchenko V.G., Tedesco E.F. 2006. Asteroid albedos deduced from stellar occultations. Icarus 184, 211-220.

  17. Rosenbush V.K., Kiselev N.N., Shevchenko V.G., Jockers K., Shakhovskoy N.M., Efimov Yu.S. 2005. Polarization and brightness opposition effects for the E-type asteroid 64 Angelina. Icarus 178, 222-234.

  18. Pravec P., A. W. Harris, P. Scheirich, P. Kusnirak, L. Sarounova, S. Mottola, M. Hicks, G. Masi, Yu. Krugly, V. Shevchenko V.G., M. Nolan, E. Howell, A. Galad, P. Brown, C. W. Hergenrother, D. R. DeGra, J. V. Lambert, S. Foglia. 2005. Tumbling asteroids. Icarus. 173. No. 1, p. 108-131.

  19. Shevchenko V.G. 2003. New variable star GSC 1262.555. IBVS, No. 5500, p. 6.

  20. Kaasalainen M., Pravec P., Krugly Yu. N., Sarounova L., Torppa J., Virtanen J., Kasalainen L., Erikson A., Nathues A., Durech J., Wolf M., Lagerros J.S.V., Lindgren M., Lagerkvist C.-I., Koff R., Davies J., Mann R., Kusnirak P., Gaftonyuk N.M., Shevchenko V.G, Chiorny V.G., Belskaya I.N. 2004. Photometry and model of eight near-Earth asteroids. Icarus 167. No. 1, p. 178-196.

  21. Shevchenko V.G., Krugly Yu. N, Chiorny V. G., Belskaya I. N., Gaftonyuk N.M. 2003. Rotation properties of E-type asteroids. Planet. Space Sci. 51, 525-532.

  22. Belskaya I. N., Shevchenko V.G., Kiselev N.N., Shakhovskoj N.M., Efimov Yu.S., Krugly Yu. N, Chiorny V. G., Gaftonyuk N.M., Gil-Hutton R., Cellino A. 2003. Opposition polarimetry and photometry of S and E-type asteroids. Icarus 166, 276-284.

  23. Tungalag N., Shevchenko V.G., Lupishko D.F. 2003. Rotation parameters and shapes of 19 asteroids. Quantitative interpretation and analysis of data. Kinemat. Phys. Neb tel. V. 19, # 7, p. 397-406.

  24. Shevchenko V.G., Belskaya I.N., Krugly Yu.N., Chiorny V.G., Gaftonyuk N.M. 2002. Asteroid observations at low phase angles. II. 5 Astraea, 75 Eurynome, 77 Frigga, 105 Artemis, 119 Althaea, 124 Alkeste and 201 Penelope. Icarus 155, 365-374.

  25. Lupishko D.F., Shevchenko V.G., Tungalag N. 2002. Asteroid photocentre displacement: influence of the scattering low. Mem. Soc. Astron. Ital. Vol.73, N.3 p. 650-654.

  26. Krugly Yu.N., Belskaya I.N., Shevchenko V.G., Chiorny V.G., Velichko F.P., Erikson A., Mottola S., Hahn G., Nathues A., Neukum G., Gaftonyuk N.M., Dotto E. 2002. CCD Photometry of Near-Earth asteroids in 1996-1999. Icarus 158, 294-304.

  27. Belskaya I.N., Shevchenko V.G. 2000. Opposition effect of asteroids. Icarus 147, 94-105.

  28. Pravec P., Sarounova L., Rabinovich D.L., Hicks M.D., Wolf M., Krugly Yu.N., Velichko F.P., Shevchenko V.G., Chiorny V.G., Gaftonyuk N.M., Genevier G. 2000. Two-period lightcurves of 1996 FG3, 1998 PG and 5407 1992 AX: one probable and two possible binary asteroids. Icarus, v. 146, No. 1, p. 190-203.

  29. Krugly Yu.N., Shevchenko V.G. 1999. Magnitude-phase dependence of asteroid 433 Eros. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XXX, March 15-19, 1999, Houston. Abstract № 1595

  30. Lagerkvist C.-I., I. Belskaya, A. Erikson, V. Shevchenko, S. Mottola, V. Chiorny, P. Magnusson, A. Nathues, J. Piironen. 1998. Physical Studies of Asteroids. XXXIII. The spin rate of M-type asteroids. Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 131, 55-62.

  31. Shevchenko V.G., Lupishko D.F. 1998. Optical properties of asteroids from photometric data. Astron. Vestnik. V. 32, No.3, p. 250-263.

  32. Shevchenko V.G. 1997. Analysis of the asteroid phase dependences of brightness. Astron. Vestnik. V. 31, No.3, p. 246-251.

  33. Shevchenko V.G., Piironen J., Erikson A., Belskaya I.N., Chiorny V.G., Neukum G., Mohamed R. 1997. Asteroid observations at low phase angles. I. 50 Virginia, 91 Aegina and 102 Miriam. Planet. Space Sci. 45, 1615-1623.

  34. Shevchenko V.G., Chiorny V.G., Kalashnikov A.V., Krugly Yu.N., Mohamed R.A., Velichko F.P. 1996. Magnitude-phase dependences for three asteroids. Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 115, 475-479.

  35. Magnusson P., Dahlgren M., Barucci M.A., Jorda L., Binzel R.P., Slivan S.M., Blanco C., Ricciolli D., Buratti B.J., Colas F., Berthier J., De Angelis G., Di Martino M., Dotto E., Drummond J.D., Fink U., Hicks M., Grundy W., Wisniewski W., Gaftonyuk N.M., Geyer E.H., Bauer T., Hoffmann M., Ivanova V., Komitov B., Donchev Z. Denchev P., Krugly Yu.N., Velichko F.P., Chiorny V.G., Lupishko D.F., Shevchenko V.G., Kwiatkowski T., Kryszczynska A., Lagulla J.F., Licandro J., Mendez O., Mottola S., Erikson A., Ostro S.J., Pravec P., Pych W., Tholen D.J., Whiteley R., Wild W.J., Wolf M., Sarounova L. 1995. Photometric observations and modeling of asteroid 1620 Geographos. Icarus. .123. No.1, p.227-244.

  36. Spenser J.R., L.A. Akimov, C. Angeli, P.A. Barucci, P. Birch, C. Blanco, M. Buie, A. Caruso, V.G. Chiornij, F. Colas, P. Denchev, M.C. De Sanctis, E. Dotto, M. Fulchignoni, S Green, Al. Harris, T. Hudecek, A.V. Kalashnikov, V.V. Kobelev, V.P. Kozhevnikov, Yu.N. Krugly, D. Lazzaro, J. Lecacheux, J. MacConnell, T. Michalovski, R.A. Mohamed, B. Meuller, T. Nakamura, C. Neese, W. Osborn, P. Pravec, D. Riccioli, V.G. Shevchenko, D. Tholen, F.P. Velichko, C. Vendetti, R. Vendetti, W. Wisniewski, J. Young, D. Zellner. 1995. The Lightcurve of 4179 Toutatis: Evidence for Complex Rotation. Icarus, 117, No.1, p.71-89.

  37. Krugly Yu.N., Shevchenko V.G., Velichko F.P., Bowell E., Piironen J., Kviatkowski T., Kryszczynska A., Michalowski T. 1994. Asteroid 83 Beatrix - photometry and model. Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 108, 50-57.

  38. Shevchenko V.G., Krugly Yu.N., Lupishko D.F., Harris A.W., Chernova G.P. 1993. Lightcurves and phase relations of asteroid 55 Pandora. Astron. Vestnik. V.27, No.3, p. 75-80.

  39. Dovgopol A.N., Krugly Yu.N., Shevchenko V.G. 1992a. Asteroid 126 Velleda: rotation period and magnitude-phase curve. Acta Astronomica 42, 67-72.

  40. Shevchenko V.G., Chiornij V.G., Krugly Yu.N., Lupishko D.F., Mohamed R.A., Velichko F.P., Michalowski T., Avramchuk V.V., Dovgopol A.N. 1992b. Photometry of seventeen asteroids. Icarus 100, 295-306.

  41. Akimov L.A., Lupishko D.F., Shevchenko V.G. 1992c. On the scattering law of asteroid surface. The brightness distribution law over the disk. Astron. Vestnik. V.26, N 4, p. 62-67.

  42. Chernova G.P., Lupishko D.F., Shevchenko V.G., Kiselev N.N., Saljes R. 1991. Photometry and polarimetry of asteroid 47 Aglaja. Kinemat. Fiz. Neb. Tel. V.7, No.5, p. 20-26.

  43. Hahn G., Magnusson P., Harris A.W., Young J.W., Belcora L.A., Fico N.J., Lupishko D.F., Shevchenko V.G., Velichko F.P., Burchi R., Ciunci G., Di Martino M., Debehogne H. 1989. Physical studies of Apollo-Amor asteroids: UBVRI photometry of 1036 Ganymed and 1627 Ivar. Icarus 78, 363-381.

  44. Velichko F.P., Lupishko D.F., Shevchenko V.G, Abuladze O.P., Akhverdjan L.G., Vardanjan R.A., Ericjan M.A., Kiselev N.N., Lisina L.R., Sigua K.A., Chernova G.P. 1988. Photometry of Vesta in 1986 apparition. Astron. Vestnik. V.22, No.2, p. 136-142.

  45. Lupishko D.F., Velichko F.P., Shevchenko V.G. 1988. Photometry of the AMOR type asteroids 1036 Ganymede and 1139 Atami. Astron. Vestnik. V.22, No.2, p. 167-173.

  46. Lupishko D.F., Velichko F.P., Belskaya I.N., Shevchenko V.G. 1987. Coordinates of pole and phase dependence of brightness of asteroid 21 Lutetia. Kinemat. Fiz. Neb. Tel. V.3, No.5, p. 36-38.

  47. Lupishko D.F., Velichko F.P., Kazakov V.V., Shevchenko V.G. 1987. The asteroid 1036 Ganymede - Light curves, period, and sense of rotation. Kinemat. Fiz. Neb. Tel. V.3, No.5, p. 92-93.

  48. Lupishko D.F., Velichko F.P., Shevchenko V.G. 1986. The asteroid 1627 Ivar - UBV photometry, period, and sense of rotation. Kinemat. Fiz. Neb. Tel. V.2, No.5, p. 39-43.

Total number of publications: 218, peer-reviewed: 68. h-index: 19.