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Aleksey Vasilevich SHUBNIKOV Edit Profile

crystallographer

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.

Background

SHUBNIKOV, Aleksey was born in 1887.

Education

1912 graduated Moscow University.

Career

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.