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Nikolay Ivanovich SHUYKIN

organic chemist

Nikolay SHUYKIN, USSR Organic chemist. Corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1953; Professor, Moscow University, since 1943; associate, Institute of Organic Chemistry, USSR Academy of Science, since 1937. two Order of Red Banner of Labor; medals; Stalin Prize, 1946. Member, Communist Party, since 1942.

Background

SHUYKIN, Nikolay was born in 1898.

Education

1927 graduated Moscow University.

Career

1930-1943 instructor, Moscow University. Developed methods of producing highlyactive and stable catalysts for dehydrogenation of fiveand six-membered cyclanes and alkanes. Carried out research on furan nucleus hydrogenation and other catalytic contact conversions of furan compounds.

Religion

Religious books are outdated, because laws by nature have to change with the advance of societies and technology.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1942.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1942.