Ivan SYROMYATNIKOV, USSR Electronic engineer. Doctor of Technology Science since 1952; Chief Director, Class П1 Electronic Power Plants, since 1953; Professor; Head, Chair of Electronic Power Plants and Substations, All-Union Power Engineering Corresp. Institute; Chief Electronic Engineering, USSR State Science and Technology Committee, since 1952. Stalin Prize, 1948. Member, Communist Party, since 1924.
1930-1932 postgraduate, and Head, High-Voltage Laboratory, Moscow Power Engineering Institute. 1932-1936 Laboratory Head, Office for Organ, and Rationalization of Rayon Electronic Power Plants and Networks. 1936-1940 Director, Central Production Research Laboratory, Azerbaydzhan Power System.
Since 1940 Deputy Chief, Technology Deputy, USSR Popular Commissariat of Electronic Industry and Electronic Power Plants. 1944-1949 simultaneously Director, Central Electrotechn. Research Laboratory; member, Editor Board, journal “Elektrichestvo” (Electricity).