Konstantin Ivanovich Babenko
Babenko, Konstantin Ivanovich
Born July 21, 1919, at Brianskii Rudnik, in what is now Voroshilovgrad Oblast. Soviet mathematician. Corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1976). Member of the CPSU since 1945.
Babenko graduated from the University of Kharkov in 1941 and from the N. E. Zhukovskii Air Force Engineering Academy in 1945. In 1956 he became a staff member of the Institute of Applied Mathematics of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR. His principal works are in the fields of aerohydrodynamics, computer mathematics, and mathematical physics.
Babenko, who received the State Prize of the USSR in 1967, has been awarded the Order of the October Revolution, two other orders, and various medals.