Anatolii Alekseev

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Alekseev, Anatolii Semenovich


Born Oct. 12, 1928, in the village of Alekseevka, Loknia Raion, Pskov Oblast. Soviet geophysicist. Corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1972). Member of the CPSU since 1973.

Alekseev graduated from Leningrad State University in 1952. From 1955 to 1963, he was on the staff of the Leningrad Division of the Institute of Mathematics of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR. In 1963 he joined the staff of the Computer Center of the Siberian Division of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR. In 1964 he also joined the teaching staff of the University of Novosibirsk, where he was appointed a professor in 1970.

Alekseev’s main works deal with seismology. Alekseev proposed a ray method of determining seismic-wave amplitudes and of computing seismic areas. He also proposed a method of inverse dynamic problems.

Alekseev has been awarded the Order of the October Revolution and the Order of the Badge of Honor, as well as various medals.

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