The Department of Sciences and Humanities was established by the decision of the Academic Council and by Order of the Rector of Kharkiv National Automobile and Highway University on October 1, 2005, together with the International Students Faculty.
The first Head of the Department was Professor, Doctor of Sciences (Physics and Mathematics) Volodymyr Dmytrovych Yehorenkov.
Areas of scientific activity are plasma and gas discharge physics. He teaches general physics courses: “Mechanics”, “Molecular Physics”, “Electricity and Magnetism”, “Optics”, “Atomic Physics”, “Nuclear Physics and Elementary Particles” at the Department of Experimental Physics of V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University.