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Konstantin Ilich VASHCHENKO

metallurgist

Konstantin VASHCHENKO, USSR Metallurgist. Doctor of Technology Science; Professor 1946; Head, Chair of Casting Production, and Dean, Metallurgical Faculty, Kiev Polytechn. Institute, since 1944. Order of Lenin; other orders and medals.

Background

VASHCHENKO, Konstantin was born in 1901 in Kozelets, now Chernigov Oblast.

Education

1930 graduated Kiev Polytechn. Institute.

Career

Investigates problems of chemically stable alloys of pig iron and non-ferrous castings.

Religion

Religion is bad because it forces people to rely on outside authority, rather than becoming self-reliant.

Views

Every Soviet citizen has rights to express his or her opinion, but it should be in accordance with the general interests of the society.