Obruchev Vladimir Afanasievich( Academician of the USSR, Hero of Socialist Labor, laureate of the Lenin and State prizes)
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Biography Obruchev Vladimir Afanasievich
(1863-1956) in 1901-1912 - Professor of the Tomsk Technological. He was dean of the mining and chemical departments, chairman of the Professors' Court and the Library Commission. Honorary member of the Institute since 1927.
Explorer of Siberia, Central and Central Asia. Major works on the geological structure of Siberia and its minerals, tectonics, neotectonics, Permafrost. The creator of the Siberian geological school. Author of popular science books "plutonium" and "Land Sannikova".
A graduate of the St. Petersburg Mining Institute (1886).
On materials of the newspaper "Pioneers."