Fedor Grigorevich Reshetnikov

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Reshetnikov, Fedor Grigor’evich


Born Nov. 25, 1919, in the village of Mar-Buda, Iampol’ Raion, Sumy Oblast. Soviet physical chemist and metallurgist. Corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1974). Member of the CPSU since 1947.

Reshetnikov graduated from the M. I. Kalinin Moscow Institute of Nonferrous Metals and Gold in 1941 and the F. E. Dzerzhinskii Artillery Academy in 1944. In 1966 he became deputy director of the All-Union Scientific Research Institute of Inorganic Materials. Reshetnikov’s principal works deal with the development of the technology and physicochemical principles of processes for obtaining rare and radioactive metals and nuclear fuels (carbides, nitrides, and other compounds) for fuel elements in atomic power plants.

Reshetnikov received the State Prize of the USSR in 1951. He has also been awarded four orders and several medals.


“Svoistva i povedenie pod oblucheniem karbidnykh, nitridnykh, fosfidnykh i drugikh toplivnykh kompozitsii.” Atomnaia energiia, 1971, vol. 31, issue 4. (Coauthor.)
“Issledovanie metodov izgotovleniia serdechnikov iz monokarbida, mononitrida, karbonitrida urana dlia tvelov bystrykh reaktorov.” Atomnaia energiia, 1973, vol. 35, issue 6. (Coauthor.)
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.