Abramov, Fedir [Абрамов, Федір],b 21 March 1904 in Lysychansk in the Donbas, d 5 December 1982 in Kyiv. Mining specialist, corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the Ukrainian SSR. After graduating from the Dnipropetrovsk Mining Institute in 1930, he taught there. From 1962 he worked at the Institute of Geotechnical Mechanics of the Academy of Sciences of the Ukrainian SSR. His main works deal with the problem of ventilation in mine shafts and the air and gas dynamics of shafts.
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 1 (1984).]