Volodymyr S. Ovechko is a professor at the Faculty of Radio Physics, Electronics and Computer Systems, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. He received his MS, PhD, and DSc (habilitation) from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. His academic and research background is based on laser physics, spectroscopy, and optics of materials. Prof. Ovechko has taught graduate university courses in optics, atomic physics, and laser system technique. He has authored and coauthored 3 books and more than 130 scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals.