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Fedor Kaputsky is a Belarusian chemist. Honored Worker of Higher School of the Belorussian Soviet Socialist Republic (1976), Professor (1978), Doctor of Sciences (1984), Academician of the National Academy of Sciences (1994, Corresponding Member since 1989). Rector of the Belarusian State University from 1990 to 1996.


He was born January 10, 1930 in the village Selivonovka, Molodechno district, BSSR (now Minsk region, Belarus).


After graduating from the Belarusian State University (BSU) in 1954 was on a scientific and educational work at BSU Institute of Physico-Chemical Problems, Byelorussian Academy of Sciences. In 1964-1965 he was deputy chairman of the Council of Ministers of the BSSR State Committee for the Coordination of scientific research. In 1965-1973 - Associate Professor, Head of Department, Dean of the Faculty of Chemistry BSU. In 1973-1985 he held the post of Deputy Minister of Higher and Secondary Special Education of the BSSR and this time stopped teaching. In 1989-1990, he served as deputy principal, and from 1990 to 1995 - the principal of BSU.

Author of scientific publications in the field of structural and chemical modification of cellulose and its derivatives. Explained the effects of organic solvents on the reactivity of nitric oxide and cellulose, found the effect of amorphization of cellulose and proposed a mechanism for selective oxidation reaction of cellulose with nitric oxide and its direct dissolution in mixtures of nitric oxide with an electron-donor solvents.


  • Developed and mastered the technology of production of oxidized cellulose and a number of effective drugs based on lieutenant They have been worked out versions of its own production in Belarus cellulose semi straw and other agricultural products.

  • Author of over 600 scientific papers, two monographs, two textbooks, about 200 inventor's certificates and patents. Prepared 21 candidates of sciences. One of his students became Doctor of Science.


  • writing

    • Pharmaceutical formulations based on cellulose derivatives.

    • Physical chemistry.

    • Cationic oligomer piperylene: synthesis, properties and applications.


  • International Ecology Academy (president).

  • the Central Committee

    1990 - 1991

  • Communist Party of the Soviet Union



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