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David Mikhaylovich CHIZHIKOV

metallurgical engineer

David CHIZHIKOV, USSR Metallurgical engineer. Doctor of Technology Science since 1935; corresponding member, and associate, Institute of Metallurgy, USSR Academy of Science, since 1939. Order of Red Banner of Labor; medals; two Stalin Prizes, 1942, 1950. Member, Communist Party, since 1921.

Background

CHIZHIKOV, David was born in 1895.

Education

1924 graduated Moscow Mining Academy.

Career

Chairman, Science and Technology Council on NonFerrous Metals and Gold. In charge of technican consultations on a number of nonferrous metallurgical enterprises. Headed activating commissions of Volkhov Aluminium Plant, Ufaleysk Nickel Plant and other rebuilt non-ferrous metallurgical factories.

During World War H member, Commission for Mobilizing the Resources of the USSR, USSR Academy of Science. Until 1927 foreman, then engineer, Moscow Copper Electrolyte Plant and Vladikavkaz Lead and Zinc Plant. 1927-1930 Chief Engineering in design and construction of Konstantinovka Zinc Plant.

1930 helped organize Non-ferrous Metallurgical Research Institute and became its first director. 1933-1941 Professor, Moscow Institute of Non-ferrous Metals and Gold.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1921.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1921.