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Vasilii Semenovich Emel’ianov

metallurgist

Vasilii Emel’ianov, USSR Metallurgist.

Background

Emel’ianov, Vasilii was born on February 12, 1902.

Education

Graduated from the Moscow Mining Academy, 1928.

Career

Chairman of the Council on Standards, 1940-1946. Head of the Atomic Energy Administration, 1957-1960. Represented the USSR at discussions on Atomic Energy at the United Nations, and at the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna.

Specialist on developing new grades of steel and armour.

Religion

All religious orders impose irrational rules of good and bad behaviour.

Views

The role of the individual as a member of a collective is more important than the individual.