First publication in the professional press, 1894. Pioneering work on high furnaces. Taught at the Ekaterinoslav (now Dnepropetrovsk) Institute of Mining Engineering, 1906.
Professor at the Petersburg Polytechnical Institute, 1904-1941. Professor at the Moscow Mining Academy, 1921-1941. At the Moscow Steel Institute, 1930-1941.
Born January 21, 1863