The outstanding scientist was born on February 8, almost two centuries ago. His flexible mind was always searching for the truth. His mind was phenomenal because it combined with stubborn workaholism and an unusual way of thinking.
In 1896, the Kievlyanin newspaper No. 9 published an article by the engineer of communications, a political leader, a real statistic advisor to Arthur Adolfovich Abrahamson, "Where to be a new technical institute".
The lecture about the history of Kyiv bridges and the role of Kyiv Polytechnic Institute in their creation by famous Kyiv historian Valery Lysenko was the ending of December cycle of historical studios ‘Think about it’, organized by NTB of G.
The Department of Physics at the Kyiv Polytechnic Institute was created at the same time as the institute – in 1898 its organizer and first director was Professor of Kyiv University Georgy DeMetz (1861-1947).
Of the 120 years of existence of Kyiv Polytechnic, 100 fell on the turbulent XX century. Due to changes in the political system and the current situation in the country, there have been constant changes in the name of our university.
The University Library has a unique «Collection of photographic images of the Kiev Polytechnic Institute of the Emperor Alexander II, taken for the album, presented to the former Director V.L. Kirpichev in 1902» in their funds.
A lecture by a well-known Kyiv historian Myhailo Kalynitsky “Outstanding Kyiv architects of the early twentieth century - employees of the Polytechnic Institute” from the cycle of historical studies “Think about it” gathered on 24th of August in the NTB students and university lecturers, city tou