Dnepropetrovsk Metallurgical Institute

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Dnepropetrovsk Metallurgical Institute


an institute that trains engineers for ferrous and nonferrous metallurgy enterprises and for design and scientific research institutes. Founded in 1899 as a factory division of the Dnepropetrovsk Mining School, it was transformed into the Dnepropetrovsk Metallurgical Institute in 1930. In 1970 the institute had departments of metallurgy, technology, mechanics, chemical engineering, and economic engineering, as well as evening and correspondence divisions. It has a branch in Zaporozh’e, a general engineering department in Nikopol’, and an evening division in Krivoi Rog. Graduate studies are offered. There are 54 subdepartments, 14 scientific research laboratories and laboratories devoted to special problems, a museum, and a library with 400,000 volumes.

In the academic year 1970-71 the Dnepropetrovsk Metal-lurgical Institute had more than 10,000 students and about 600 instructors, including 35 doctors of science and professors and 240 docents and candidates of science. The institute has been granted the right to accept candidate’s and doctor’s dissertations for defense. Prominent scientists such as M. A. Pavlov, K. F. Starodubov, A. P. Chekmarev. K. P. Bunin, and P. T. Emel’ianenko have worked at the institute, which has trained over 22,000 specialists since it was founded.

The Dnepropetrovsk Metallurgical Institute has published Nauchnye trudy since 1939. It also publishes textbooks and manuals. On the 50th anniversary of its founding in 1949, the institute was awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labor for successful training of engineers.


The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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