Zinoviy YELYASHEVICH, USSR Electronic engineer. Honoured Worker of Science of Azerbaydzhan Soviet Socialist Republic; Professor 1928; Head, Chair of Electronic Engineering, Azizbekov Institute of Petroleum and Chemistry, since 1921; Science Head, Laboratory for the Study of Problems of Automation in the Petroleum Industry. Badge of Honor; medals.
YELYASHEVICH, Zinoviy was born in 1884.
1902 entered Tomsk Technology Institute. Later transferred to Karlsruhe Polytechnikum from which he graduated.
Assist, under Professor Arnold. Since 1912 engineer, Braun-Bowery Plant, Baden. 1913-1915 Head, Technology Bureau, Erikson Naval Department, Petrograd.
1915-1919 engineer, then Head,Department of Alternating Current Equipment, and Deputy Director, Moscow “Dinamo” Plant. Since 1919 instructor, Tiflis Polytechn. Institute, and later Azerbaydzhan Polytechn.
Institute, now the Azizbekov Institute of Petroleum and Chemistry. Author or coauthor of many inventions inch: a method of electrical deparaffination of oil wells. A methods of transmitting electrical power and signals in oil well shafts.