Volodymyr Biletskyi
Affiliation: Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute
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Volodymyr Stefanovych Biletskyy (Ukrainian: Володимир Стефанович Білецький; born 1950 in Ukraine) is a Ukrainian mining engineer, D.Sc. scientist and researcher in the field of coal mining, publisher and political scientist. He has published many technical articles on the subject of mining, and was the initiator and editor of the first Ukrainian Mining Encyclopedia.

He has published over 650 academic papers, including more than 60 books (monographs, course books, dictionaries and encyclopedias). He is also the author of over 200 articles in popular science and science magazines. He is a founder and editor-in-chief of the national scientific and informational-analytical magazine Skhid (since 1995 an academic periodical on philosophy, history and economics); the founder and co-editor of the Donetsk Herald of Shevchenko Scientific Society.

A regular contributor to the Ukrainian Wikipedia by 2021 Biletskyy had created more than 24,000 articles and more than 100,000 edits on Wikipedia.

Biletskyy is the owner of 70 patents regarding various processing and transporting technologies in Ukraine.

From 2006 he was professor in the faculty of Mineral processing at the Donetsk National Technical University. In 2012 Biletskyy became Academician at the Academy of Mining Sciences of Ukraine. From 2014 he is a professor at the Poltava National Technical Yuriy Kondratyuk University, from 2017 he is a professor at the Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute.