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Rafael Ilich AGLADZE

Electrometallurgist

Rafael AGLADZE, USSR Electrometallurgist. Full member, Georgia Academy of Sciences, since 1946; instructor. Georgia Polytechn. Institute, since 1943; Chairman,Department of Technology Science, Georgia Academy of Sciences, and Director, Institute of Applied Chemistry and Electrochemistry, Georgia Academy of Sciences, since 1955. Stalin Prize, 1943. Member, Communist Party, since 1939.

Background

AGLADZE, Rafael was born in 1911.

Education

1934 graduated Georgia Industry Institute.

Career

1937-1943 instructor, Moscow ChemicoTechn. Institute; 1945-1951 Director, Institute of Metal and Mining, Georgia Academy of Sciences. 1947-1951 simultaneously V.-President, Georgia Academy of Sciences.

Deputy, USSR Supreme Soviet of 1950 convocation. Basic works deal with electrochemistry and electrometallurgy. Developed new electrochemical method of obtaining metallic manganese and new method of obtaining potassium permanganate.

Religion

Since religion offers a complete set of answers to the problems of purpose, morality, origins, or science, it discourages exploration of those areas by suppressing curiosity, denies its followers a broader perspective, and prevents social, moral and scientific progress.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1939.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1939.