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Viktor Ivanovich SPITSIN

chemist

Viktor SPITSIN, USSR Chemist. Professor, Moscow University, since 1942; full member, USSR Academy of Science, since 1958; Director, Institute of Physical Chemistry, USSR Academy of Science, since 1953. Order of Lenin; Order of Red Banner of Labor; medals. Member, Communist Party, since 1941.

Background

SPITSIN, Viktor was born in 1902.

Education

1922 graduated Moscow University.

Career

Specialist in inorganic chemistry, and the chemistry and technology of rare and radioactive elements. Established the structure of aquapolyand heteropoly-compounds. 1922-1931 instructor, Moscow University.

1932-1942 Professor, Liebknecht Pedagogical Institute, Moscow. 1942-1948 Pro-Rector, Moscow University. 1946-1958 corresponding member, USSR Academy of Science.

1949-1953 Head, Laboratory of Radiochemistry, then Deputy Director, Institute of Physical Chemistry, USSR Academy of Science.

Religion

Religion obstructs scientific research and technological progress.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1941.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1941.