Rafael AGLADZE, USSR Electrometallurgist. Full member, Georgia Academy of Sciences, since 1946; instructor. Georgia Polytechn. Institute, since 1943; Chairman,Department of Technology Science, Georgia Academy of Sciences, and Director, Institute of Applied Chemistry and Electrochemistry, Georgia Academy of Sciences, since 1955. Stalin Prize, 1943. Member, Communist Party, since 1939.
1937-1943 instructor, Moscow ChemicoTechn. Institute; 1945-1951 Director, Institute of Metal and Mining, Georgia Academy of Sciences. 1947-1951 simultaneously V.-President, Georgia Academy of Sciences.
Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet of 1950 convocation. Basic works deal with electrochemistry and electrometallurgy. Developed new electrochemical method of obtaining metallic manganese and new method of obtaining potassium permanganate.