Viktor POSLAVSKY, USSR Hydraulic engineer. Corresponding member, All-Union Lenin Academy, of Agriculture Science, since 1956; full member, Uzbek Academy of Sciences, since 1943; Honoured Worker of Science and Technology of Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic since 1950; associate, USSR Minister of Agriculture, since 1953. Member, Communist Party, since 1945.
Specialist in planning and construction of hydraulic installations. 1923-1929 worked for various Central Asian planning and construction organization. 1929-1950 Director, Central Asian Irrigation Research Institute.
1939-1940 Chief Engineering in construction of Grand Ferghana Canal. 1942-1949 Chief Planning Engineering, Farkhad Hydropower Plant. 1950-1953 associate, USSR Minister of Cotton-Growing.