Boris VVEDENSKY, USSR Radio physicist and engineer. Professor 1929; full member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1943; associate, Institute of Radio Engineering and Electronics, USSR Academy of Science, since 1953; Chief Editor, “Bolshaya sovetskaya entsiklopediya” (Large Soviet Encyclopedia), since 1951. three Order of Lenin; medals.
Since 1915 has worked for many research institutions. 1927-1935 associate, All-Union Electrotechn. Institute; 1941-1944 associate, Physics Institute, USSR Academy of Science.
1946-1953 Presidium member, USSR Academy of Science. 1946-1951 simultaneously Academy Secretary, USSR Academy of Science. 1944-1953 Chairman, Section for Processing Problems of Radio Engineering, USSR Academy of Science.
1949-1951 member, Main Editorial Board, “Large Soviet Encyclopedia”. Former Deputy Chairman, Committee Stalin Prizes. Main research on ultrashort wave propagation and magnetism.