Visn. Nac. Akad. Nauk Ukr. 2018. (11):  34-78

O.S. Onyshchenko, L.A. Dubrovina
Vernadskyi National Library of Ukraine, Kyiv


This article is a scientific and social portrait of a unique person, a great scientist, organizer of science, an outstanding state and public figure the President of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Academician of NAS of Ukraine Boris Paton. His contribution to the study of the fundamental problem of compounding materials, the innovative scientific and technological breakthroughs in the field of electric welding on the ground, in water and space, the invention of the method of connecting living tissues during surgical intervention, and the development of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine as the main domestic and the recognized international scientific center, the formation of a national scientific system in Ukraine, as well as his responsible civilian position in the difficult and fateful social situations of the Ukrainian people.

Language of article: ukrainian