A living legend of the Mining University: great endeavors for the sake of science

DOI: 10.30686/1609-9192-2019-2-144-96-102

V.B. Kuznetsov

This article is dedicated to the Centenary of the birth of prof. Vladimir V. Rzhevsky – member of the USSR Academy of Sciences and RAS, Dr. Sc. (Eng.), Chairperson of the Surface Mining Technology, Mechanization and Management Department, great manager of the mining science and mining higher education – Rector of the Moscow Mining Institute (1962–1987). His life in the memories of his colleagues and contemporaries about his deeds and ideas resembles a mosaic picture formed by varicolored fragments of stones and glass. His image is that of a man of true wisdom, warrior, teacher and creator.

Key words: Vladimir Rzhevsky, Centenary of the birth, Moscow Mining Institute, great manager of the mining science and mining higher education, Rector of the Moscow Mining Institute

Mining Industry Journal №2 (144) 2019, p.96