Pelageya KOCHINA, USSR Doctor of Physico-Mathematical Science since 1940. Professor, since 1934; full member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1958; Head,Department of Applied Hydrodynamics, Institute of Hydrodynamics, Siberian Branch, USSR Academy of Science, since 1957. Stalin Prize, 1945; Order of Lenin, 1960; Order of Red Banner of Labor; medals.
KOCHINA, Pelageya was born in 1899 in Astrakhan.
1921 graduated Petrograd University.
1946-1958 corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science. 1931-1934 Deputy, Leningrad City Soviet. Since 1947 Deputy, Moscow City Soviet.
1949 member, Soviet delegation at Congress of International Federation of Democratic Women, Budapest. Specialist in hydrodynamics. Main works deal with theory of filtration.
Number of works deal with dynamic meteorology, the stability of plates and the theory of flow in tanks. 1919-1921 at Main Geophysical Observatory. 1921-1927 at Transport Institute and Institute of Marine Engineering.
1927-1934 Assistant, lecturer and since 1934 Professor, Leningrad University. 1935-1957 associate, Mathematicslnst., then Mechanics Institute, USSR Academy of Science.