Aleksey SHUBNIKOV, USSR Crystallographer. Professor, and Director, Chair of Crystallography and Crystallophysics, Moscow University, g. 1953; full member, USSR Academy of Science, 8. 1953; Director, Institute of Crystallography, USSR Academy of Science, since 1944. Order of Lenin; Order of Red Banner of Labor; Stalin Prizes, 1946, 1950.
Specialist on crystal growth, crystallophysics and applied crystallography. Since 1912 assistant, Shanyavsky Public University, Moscow. 1920-1925 Director, Chair of Crystallography, Ural Mining Institute, Yekaterinburg (now Sverdlovsk).
Since 1925 at USSR Academy of Science where 1937-1943 headed a laboratory of crystallography. 1933-1953 corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science.