In 1956-1961 he studied at the Faculty of Geology of the Kyiv State T.G.Shevchenko University. After graduating in 1961-1963 he worked as an engineer in the Altai ZSGU expedition.
Gordienko V.V. is a specialist in the comprehensive analysis of geophysical information.
Gordienko V.V. formulated and outlined the advection-polymorphic hypothesis of tectonic processes.
Author and co-author of 500 publications, including 30 monographs
Laureate of the State Prizes of Ukraine in the field of science and technology in 1984 and 1995.