Professor; Doctor of Chemical Science. Corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1943. Full member, Academy, of Artillery Science, since 1947.
Professor, Leningrad Technology Institute, since 1930. Director, laboratory, Institute of High-Molecular Compounds, USSR Academy of Science, Leningrad. Editor, journal “Obshchaya khimiya” (General Chemistry), since 1946.
Honoured Worker of Science and Technology of Tatar Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic. 1915-1930 teacher, then Professor, Petrograd, now Leningrad University. Specialist on high-molecular compounds.
Basic works deal with hydroxyaldehyde and oxyketones.
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.
Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.