Ivan VASILENKO, USSR Specialist in agricultural mechanical. Professor; full member, All-Union Lenin Academy, of Agriculture Science, since 1948; Head, Chair of Harvesting Machinery, Moscow Institute of the Mechanization and Electrification of Agriculture, since 1940. Stalin Prize, 1947.
VASILENKO, Ivan was born in 1894.
1917 graduated Petrograd Technology Institute. 1925 graduated Kiev Polytechn. Institute.
1932-1940 Head, Laboratory of Grain Combine Harvesters, All-Union Research Institute of Agriculture Machine-Building. Carried out theoretical and experimental research into cereal harvesting (theory of the grain combine harvester, comprehensive mechanization and continuous method of harvesting, etc.). Helped design S-6 combine and carried out other research.