1. Nikolay Aleksandrovich Astrov (1906-1992). Engineer-designer of armored vehicles. In 1937 was chief designer at Moscow Factory No. 37 for light tanks. From 1948 to 1985, chief designer at the Mytishchinskiy Machinebuilding Factory (No. 40). Doctor of technical sciences. Received three Stalin prizes, one State Prize of the USSR and numerous other awards. Inv Cert. 2108938 (PDF file)
2. Zhores Ivanovich Alferov (1930- ). Physicist, receive 2000 Nobel Prize in physics for "for developing semiconductor heterostructures used in high-speed- and opto-electronics." Worked at the A.F. Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute and director from 1987-2003. Academician and Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Numerous Russian and foreign awards. Currently Russian Communist Party member of the State Duma. Inv Cert. 181737 (PDF file).
3. Grigoriy Zakharovich Ayzenberg (1904-1994). Major contributions in the theory and design of radio antennas. Worked for over 30 years at the Scientific Research Institute for Radio and later at the Moscow Electrotechnical Institute for Communications. He received two USSR State Prizes, one Lenin Prize and numerous other awards. Inv Cert. 1390666 (PDF file) and Inv. Cert. 190435.
4. Yurii Nikolayevich Denisyuk (1927-2006). Physicist and produced the first reflection hologram. Worked at the Vavilov State Optical Institute and later at the A.F. Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute. Received two State Prizes of the USSR, one Lenin Prize and numerous other awards. Inv. Cert. 125412.
5. Boris Veniaminovich Gidaspov (1933-2007). Chemist specializing in explosives and ammunition. Doctor of Technical Sciences. Worked at the Leningrad Technological Institute and later at the State Institute for Applied Chemistry. In the 1990s was general director of the Stock Company "Tekhnokhim" and later the Federal State Enterprise "Applied Chemistry." Received the Lenin Prize in 1976. As a member of the regional Communist Party, he joined the Committee for the State of Emergency for the Leningrad Region, siding with the putsch against Gorbachev in 1991. Inv Cert. 2206863 (PDF file).
6. Aleksandr Vasil'yevich Fokin (1912-1998). Chemist, developer of chemical weapons including V-Gas. Studied at the Military Academy for Chemical Defense, where he worked until 1969. Worked on the synthesis and study of phosphor-organic compounds. Major-General in 1963 and Academician at the Academy of Sciences in 1974. From 1980-88 director of the Nesmeyanov Academy of Sciences Institute for Elemental Organic Compounds. Awarded the Lenin Prize and numerous other Russian and foreign awards. Inv. Certs. 232979, 239308, 242905, 245750, 245793, 256746, 274100, 280485 (PDF file), 287779, and 319218 (PDF file).
7. Nikolay Nikolayevich Semenov (1896-1986). Physical-chemist. His work on the mechanism of chemical transformation "includes an exhaustive analysis of the application of the chain theory to varied reactions and, more especially, to combustion processes." In 1931 founded the Institute for Chemical Physics at the Academy of Sciences and was director until his death. He received the Nobel Prize in 1956, five Lenin prizes and numerous other prizes and awards. Inv. Cert. 187001.
8. Grigoriy Alekseyevich Razuvayev (1895-1989). Chemist. From 1932-34 headed the laboratory for explosive and poisonous materials at the Lensovet Leningrad Technological Institute. In 1934 arrested for counter-revolutionary activities, aiding the European bourgeoisie and wrecking and served eight years at UKhTPECHLAG prison camp. In 1946 headed the Department for organic chemistry at Gor'kiy State University and from 1969-88, headed the Academy of Science Institute for Chemistry. In 1958 received Lenin Prize. Inv. Certs. 172994 and 274105.
9. Leonid Fedorovich Vereshchagin (1909- 1977). Physicist and chemist. Developed devices for working at extremely high-pressures and the production of super-hard materials such as synthetic diamonds. Worked at Institute of Organic Chemistry and later founded the Institute of High Pressures at the USSR Academy of Sciences. Was awarded on Stalin Prize, one Lenin Prize and other awards. Inv. Certs. 275049, 322948, 322949, 329760, 329761, 339133, 360831, 363617, 363618, 374919, 411036, 411724, 458196, 461845, 461846, 462421, 487506, 726697, 786229, and 1236684.
10. Sergey Semyenovich Nametkin (1876-1950). Organic chemist and prominent researcher in terpene chemistry. In 1926 became the deputy director for scientific research for petroleum chemistry of the Gubkin Institute and later became its director. Also directed the department of organic chemistry at Moscow Institute for Fine chemical Technology. Received the Stalin Prize and other awards. Inv. Certs. 118508, 118509, 118820, 118821, 119188 and 119535.
11. Oleg Konstantinovich Antonov (1906-1984). Aircraft designer. Doctor of Sciences. Academician at USSR and Ukrainian Academy of Sciences. Headed a branch of the Yakovlev Special Design Bureau and the Kiyev Machinebuilding Factory, later named the Antonov special Design Bureau. Designed military transport and civilian aircraft. One Stalin Prize, one Lenin Prize and other awards. Inv. Cert. 159408.
12. Aleksandr Emmanuylovich Nudel'man (1912-1996). Doctor of technical sciences and designer of aviation weapons, such as the NS-37. Worked in the Special Design Bureau-16 under Yakov Taubin until the latter's arrest and subsequently became director. Today, the design bureau is named the Nudel'man Design Bureau for Precision Machinebuilding. Received three Stalin Prizes, two USSR State Prizes, one Lenin Prize and other awards. Inv. Cert. 224677 and 224678
13. Grigoriy Ivanovich Voronin (1906-1987). Doctor of technical sciences. Chief designer at OKB-124 in the aircraft industry. Specialist in cryogenic-vacuum technology and air conditioning. Taught at the Moscow Energy Institute and the Baumann Institute. Received two Stalin Prizes, two USSR State Prizes, one Lenin Prize and numerous other awards. Inv. Certs. 204346, 204348, 347533 and 350385 (PDF file).
14. Kamil' Akhmetovich Valiyev (1931-). Physicist, Doctor of Physical-Mathematical Sciences. First director of the Scientific Research Institute for Molecular Electronics and the Mikron Factory. Head of sector for microelectronics at the Lebedev Physics Institute. Deputy head of the Academy of Sciences Department for Nanotechnology and Information Technology. One Lenin Prize, one Russian Federation Prize and numerous other awards. Inv. Cert. 421548 (PDF file).
15. Igor' Nikolayevich Matveyev (1936-1982). Doctor of technical sciences and specialist in laser technology, especially the theory and technology of receiving and treating optical signals. Worked at the Scientific-Production Association "Astrofizika." Received one USSR State Prize and one Lenin Prize. Awarded title of Distinguished Inventor of the Russian Republic. Inv. Certs. 1839798 (PDF file), 1839800 (PDF file), 1840481 (PDF file), 1840483 (PDF file), 1840648 (PDF file).
16. Boris Vasil'yevich Bunkin (1922-2007). Physicist, graduated from the Moscow Aviation Institute specializing in radar. General Designer at the Scientific Production Association "Almaz" and credited with producing highly effective anti-aircraft rocket systems, including the S-125 that devastated American aircraft during the Vietnam War. Member of the Academy of Sciences and received one Lenin Prize and numerous other Soviet and Russian awards. Inv. Cert. 1825434 (PDF file).
17. Vladimir Grigoiyevich Peshekhonov (1934-). Physicist, Doctor of technical sciences. Specialized in maritime navigation and the creation of means of navigation based on new physical principles. Heads the State Scientific Center "Elektropribor." Received one Lenin Prize, one Russian State Prize and other awards. Academician at the Russian Academy of Sciences. Inv. Certs. 1839929 (PDF file), 1840511 (PDF file), 2107895 (PDF file), and 2120108 (PDF file).
18. Aleksandr Mikhailovich Prokhorov (1916-2002). Physicist, conducted pioneering work on masers and lasers. Received the Nobel Prize for physics. Professor at Moscow State University and head of the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. Received one Lenin Prize, one USSR State Prize and other awards. Inv. Cert. 451647, 478575, and 1726573 (PDF file).
19. Valeriy Isaakovich Grayfer (1929-). Petroleum engineer. Worked as chief engineer at the State Production Association "Tatneft'" and at the USSR Ministry for the Oil Industry. Chariman of the Board of Lukoyl. Awarded one Lenin Prize and other state awards. Inv Certs. 432278 (PDF file) and 681992.
20. Iosif Matveyevich Drize (1927- ). Candidate of technical sciences. Designer of anti-aircraft rocket systems Osa and Tor. Chief designer at the Scientific Research Institute for Electromechanics (NIZMI) in Izhevsk. Received one Lenin Prize (1967) and other state awards. Inv. Certs. 2102686 (PDF file), 2102772 (PDF file), 2121645 and 2121647. See Patent Cooperation Treaty filing 3672439 also published as US6421025.
21. Vladimir Aleksandrovich Teplyakov (1925-2009). Phycisist, Doctor of technical sciences, and professor. Deputy director of the Institute for High Energy Physics and contributed to particle accelerators by suggesting the radio frequency quadropole. Received one Lenin Prize and other awards. Inv. Certs. 202362 and 216064. See English Wikipedia article.
22. Boris Petrovich Zhukov (1912-2000). Chemist, specializing in solid rocket fuels. Studied at the Moscow Chemical Technical Institute and headed the Lyubertsy Scientific Production Association "Soyuz" (NII-125) from 1951 to 1989 where he developed propellants for the SS-20 and other major missiles. Corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences and received two USSR State Prizes, one Lenin Prize and other awards. Inv. Certs. 468966, 481205 (PDF file) and 1835308 (PDF file). See Russian language Wikipedia article.
23. Anatoliy Ivanovich Manokhin (1937-1992). Metallurgist, Doctor of Technical Sciences, specializing in stalplavilnovu production, powder metallurgy and the continuous casting of steel. Affiliated with the Baykov Institute of Metallurgy and Materials Science and general director of the Scientific-Production Association Tulachermet. One USSR State Prize, one Lenin Prize and other awards. Inv. Certs. Inv Cert. 1820569 (PDF file), 1820571 (PDF file), 1824787 (PDF file), and 1826313 (PDF file)
24. Igor Vasilyevich Gorynin (1926-2015). Metallurgist, Doctor of Technical Sciences, specializing problems of materials science, metallurgy and welding, structural strength of materials and serviceability of structures. He was the founder and the leader of the internationally well-known school of materials science concerned with the development of high-strength weldable structural materials. Headed of the St. Petersburg institute Central Research Institute of Structural Materials Prometey, which developed materials for Russia's surface and underwater fleet, nuclear power engineering industry, and recently for the field of nano-technology. One USSR State Prize (1974), one Order of Lenin (1981), Two Orders of the Red Banner of Labour (1959, 1970), Order of III Class "For services for the motherland" (1996) and other awards. Inv Cert. 836194 (PDF file)
25. Gersh Itskovich Budker (1918-1977). Soviet physicist who specialized in nuclear physics and accelerator physics. Academician of the Siberian Division of the USSR Academy of Sciences. Founder of the Institute of Nuclear Physics in Akademgorodok. Known for his work on electron cooling, a method of reducing the emittance of particle beams by thermalisation with a copropagating electron beam. Inv Cert. 340345 (PDF file)
26. Guy Ilyich Severin (1926-2008). An academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, full member of the International Academy of Astronautics, who developed lifesaving systems and space-suits. General Director of Joint Stock Company NPP Zvezda. Received the Lenin Prize (1965), two Orders of Lenin (1966 and 1971), USSR State Prize (1978) and other awards. Wikipedia article Inv. Cert. 1658542, Method of Ejection of Flying Vehicle Crew Member.