KOPTYUG Valentin Afanasievich( Chemist, a great statesman and public figure.)
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Biography KOPTYUG Valentin Afanasievich
(9.VI.1931, g.Yuhnov Smolensk (now Kaluga) Province)
Hero of Socialist Labor (1986), winner of the Lenin Prize (1990). Graduated in 1954. Moscow Institute of Chemical Technology, where he worked until 1959, Mr.. Since 1960, Mr.. - Institute of Organic Chemistry, Siberian Branch of the Academy of Sciences: by 1978. - Head of the Laboratory, since 1987. - Director. At the same time (since 1960) - in the Novosibirsk State University: from 1966. - Professor, Head of the Department of Organic Chemistry, in 1978-80 he was rector .-. In 1979. elected academician of the USSR, in 1980. - Vice-President and Chairman of the Siberian Branch of the USSR. K. elected a member of academies of sciences of many countries, the president and vice president of international association of scientists on Pure and Applied Chemistry, Environment. He was one of the organizers of the UN Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro, a member of the Advisory Board on Sustainable Development at the UN General Secretary. Awarded International Prize. A.P. Karpinski. He was one of the developers of the foundations of national strategy Rosii transition to sustainable development.
Vol.: Isomerization of aromatic compounds, 1963; Arenonievye ions. Structure and Reactivity, 1983, etc.
Lit.: TSB. - T. 13, 1973. - P. 131; Volkov VA. etc.. Eminent chemists of the world: iografichesky Directory. - M., 1991.