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Mikhail Mikhaylovich RUSENOV

optician

Mikhail RUSENOV, USSR Optician. Engineering; Professor 1944; Professor, Leningrad Institute of Precision Mech. and Optics since 1946. Stalin Prizes, 1941, 1949, 1950.

Background

RUSENOV, Mikhail was born in 1909.

Education

1927 graduated Leningrad Technicum of Precision Mech. and Optics. 1931 graduated Leningrad Institute of Precision Mech. and Optics.

Career

Developed new theory for designing optical lenses, on the basis of which he developed “Russar” wideangle and extrawide-angle lenses for aerial survey. Designed condensors for extra-wide-angle multiplexes (the basic instrument for processing aerial survey photographs) and for reproduction apparatus. 1929-1932 designer at All-Union Federation of the Optico-Mech.

Industry; 1932-1942 Leningrad Branch, Central Research Institute of Geodesy, Aerial Survey and Cartography. 1943-1944 lecturer, Moscow Higher Technology School.