Kemerovo mining institute, specialty «mining engineer».
1963–1975 — engineer of Zyryanovskaya mine;
1975–1980 — Deputy technical director, from 1978 —chief engineer of Gidrougol production association;
1980–1989 — technical, and subsequently general director of Yuzhkuzbassugol production association;
1989–1993 — Director of Mining institute named after A.A. Skochinsky;
1991-1993 — Chairman of the Committee of coal industry (in addition to other duties) of the Ministry of Fuel and Energy of the Russian Federation;
1993–1997 — General director of OAO Rosugol Company;
2010–2015 — director, subsequently the president of the State geological museum named after V.I. Vernadsky of RAS;
since 1997 — president of the Union of Coalmen of Russia, president of the Academy of mining sciences, president of the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of the coal industry, Chairman of the board of directors of AKB Russobank;
since 1999 — president of Non-profit partnership of Mining Operators of Russia;
since 2013 — independent member of the Board of directors PAO Mechel.
Field of scientific researches
Power, technology and complex mechanization of the underground mining of coal fields, forecast of coal industry development.
Development and implementation of roof bolting at the mines, composite materials and resource-saving technologies and equipment in the coal industry, conducting the analysis and assessment of raw-materials base of the coal industry of the Russian Federation.
Orders «For Merit for the Motherland» of the III degree, Honour, Friendship, Saint Daniel of Moscow of the II and III degrees, saint Sergius of Radonezh of the III degree, «For Valorous Labour of Miners»; medal «In Commemoration of the 100 Anniversary since the birth of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin»; awards of the Council of Ministers of the USSR, Lenin Komsomol, the Government of the Russian Federation in the field of science and technology; State award of the Russian Federation; badge «Miner's Glory» (Full Cavalier); Patriarchal badge of the Saint Great Martyr of Varvara of the I degree; Golden mark «Miner of Russia»; International medal of the World mining congress named after Krupinsky; Officer Cross «Award of Merits in front of the Republic of Poland», gold medal of Rudolf Diesel. Honored worker of science of the Russian Federation.
Membership in professional associations
Full member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (department of sciences about the Earth), member of the Engineering Academy of Yugoslavia, corresponding member of the International engineering academy, academician of the Russian and International engineering academies, and also Vostok-Zapad academy; member of the editorial councils of the journals «Occupational Safety in Industry», «Ugol», «BERG-Privilegii»; member of Public council at Rostechnadzor.
The author of more than 160 scientific works, 50 patents and inventions.
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