Nikolay SHUYKIN, USSR Organic chemist. Corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1953; Professor, Moscow University, since 1943; associate, Institute of Organic Chemistry, USSR Academy of Science, since 1937. two Order of Red Banner of Labor; medals; Stalin Prize, 1946. Member, Communist Party, since 1942.
- 1930-1943 instructor, Moscow University. Developed methods of producing highlyactive and stable catalysts for dehydrogenation of fiveand six-membered cyclanes and alkanes. Carried out research on furan nucleus hydrogenation and other catalytic contact conversions of furan compounds.