Professor, Doctor of Technical Sciences
(Born in 1949)
In 1973 he graduated from the Dnepropetrovsk Mining Institute, "Mine surveying." After graduation he worked in the mines of the Western Donbass, occupying various positions: the district surveyor, chief technologist, foreman, chief engineer, director of mines, General Director of JSC "Pavlogradugol" i.o.direktora DonUGI, Director General of the Association of coal mines "Bowels of Donbass ".
In 1984 he defended his thesis in 1997, Doctor. Works in the National Mining University in September 1997. By July 2014 the head of the department of surveying the National Mining University, member of the District Council of Petropavlovsk.
Fields of research: the study of tectonic disturbance of the Western Donbass coal seams and methods for the control of the transition zone of disturbed way of setting prisechek wall rocks, the development of new types of secured and new ways of helping shtrekovy for reuse;
Laureate of the State Prize of Ukraine in Science and Technology, Distinguished Miner of Ukraine. Has published more than 200 papers, including 28 patents and certificates of Ukraine and Russia, 7 monographs. The author of three scientific discoveries.