Ivan SHAROV, USSR Engineering. Professor; full member, All-Union Lenin Academy, of Agriculture Science, since 1948; Professor, Moscow Institute of Hydraulic Engineering, since 1939; Honoured Worker of Science and Technology of Turkmen Soviet Socialist Republic since 1942. two orders; medals. Member, Communist Party, since 1946.
- 1914-1929 worked for water economics institutions in Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan. 1929-1939 Professor, Kharkov Agriculture Institute.