Kiriak ZAVRIEV, USSR Civil engineer. Professor; full member, Georgia Academy of Sciences, since 1941; full member, USSR Academy, of Building and Architecture, since 1956; Director, Institute of Civil Engineering, Georgia Academy of Sciences, since 1941; Honoured Worker of Science and Technology of Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic since 1941. Member, Communist Party, since 1940.
Has designed many bridges. Deputy and member, Commission for Foreign Affairs, Georgia Supreme Soviet of 1959 convocation. 1957 member, delegate of Soviet constructors to United States of America.
1960 at Tokyo World Conference. Works deal with the construction of bridges, methods of calculating structures under breaking load, the dynamic theory of earthquakeproof structures, etc. 1914-1915 instructor, Petrograd Institute of Transport Engineering.
1915-1919 supervised construction of bridges in Rogachev, Novgorod-Seversky, etc. 1919-1921 Director, Armenian Railroad Service. 1921-1928 Director,Department of Transcaucasian Railroad Bridges.
1921-1923 instructor and 1923-1930 Professor, Tbilisi Polytechn. Institute; 1930-1956 Professor, Tbilisi Institute of Railroad Transport Engineering.