Mikhail MATSEPURO, USSR Abric. machine specialist. Director, Central Research Institute for the Mechanizaation and Electrification of Agriculture in one Non-Black Earth Zone of the USSR; full member and V.-President, Belarusian Academy, of Agriculture Science, since 1957; Doctor of Technology Science; Honoured Worker of Science and Technology since 1954; Professor 1947; member of the Central Committee. Communist Party Belarusian, since 1960.
1932-1938 associate and Director, Belarusian Research Station for the Mechanization and Electrification of Agriculture. 1943-1945 in USSR Popular Commissariat (Ministry) of Sovkhozes. 1945-1947 instructor, Moscow Zootechn.
Institute of Horse-Breeding. 1947-1950 Academy Secretary, Belarusian Academy of Sciences, and Director, Institute, for the Mechanization and Electrification of Agriculture, Belarusian Academy of Sciences. 1947-1955 Professor, Belarusian Polytechn.
Institute; Deputy, Belarusian Supreme Soviet of 1955 and 1959 convocation. 1955 member, Soviet agricultural delegation England.