After graduating as an electro-physical engineer at the Lviv Technical University in 1971, Valentin Uchanin joined the Karpenko Physico-Mechanical Institute of Academy of Sciences, Lviv. Post-graduate research education in correspondent form received at the Institute of Aviation Materials (Moscow) from 1978-1982. Doctor Degree obtained from Central Technological Institute of Mechanical Engineering Technology (Moscow) in 1983 with dissertation titled “The research and development of eddy current method and means for detection and parameter estimation of flaws in aircraft materials”. His interests include research and development in eddy current, electrical, magnetic nondestructive evaluation and diagnostics, such as modeling, signal analysis, probe and device design, flaw sizing, material degradation. Dr. V. Uchanin is member of the board of Ukrainian Society for Nondestructive Testing and Technical Diagnostics and the Head of Western Branch, member of editorial board of Journal “Technical Diagnostics and Nondestructive Testing (Kiev) and Editor-in-chief of collection of scientific articles “Physical Methods and Means to Media, Material and Product Testing”. He is the Chairmen of Organizing Committee of the Annual International NDT Conference “LEOTEST” (1996-2011).