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Mikhail Aleksandrovich LEONTOVICH

theoretical physicist

Mikhail LEONTOVICH, USSR Theoretical physicist. Professor, Moscow University, since 1955; full member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1946; associate, Institute of Atomic Energy, USSR Academy of Science, since 1951; Bureau member,Department of Physico-Mathematical Science, USSR Academy of Science, since 1960. Order of Lenin; Order of Red Banner of Labor; medals; Lenin Prize, 1958.

Background

LEONTOVICH, Mikhail was born in 1903.

Education

1923 graduated Moscow University.

Career

Specialist in electrodynamics, optics, statistical physics, radiophysics and thermonuclear physics. Since 1923 at Biophysical Institute, and then on Kursk Magnetic Anomaly Research Commission. Since 1929 associate, Institute of Physics, Moscow University.

1934-1945 Professor, Moscow University. 1934-1941 and 1946-1952 associate. Physics Institute, USSR Academy of Science.