Sheshko, Evgenii Fomich

Sheshko, Evgenii Fomich

 

Born Mar. 1 (14), 1901, in Chenstokhov (now the city of Czgstochowa), Poland; died Jan. 22, 1961, in Moscow. Soviet mining scientist. Doctor of technical sciences (1951). Honored Worker in Science and Technology of the RSFSR (1958).

After graduating from the Moscow Academy of Mines in 1927, Sheshko worked at a scientific research institute of fertilizers. From 1930 to 1961 he worked at the Moscow Mining Institute, where he was the first to organize the training of engineers in the open-pit method of working mineral deposits. He proposed a theory of opening up deposits and developed systems for the open-pit working of mineral deposits.

A recipient of the State Prize of the USSR (1952), Sheshko was awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labor and various medals.

WORKS

Osnovy teorii vskrytiia kar’ernykh polei. Moscow-Leningrad, 1953.
Otkrytaia razrabotka mestorozhdenii poleznykh iskopaemykh, 3rd ed. Moscow, 1957.

REFERENCE

Mel’nikov, N. V. Gornye inzhenery, 2nd ed. Moscow, 1974.

V. V. RZHEVSKII

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