Kruzhilin, Georgii Nikitich

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Kruzhilin, Georgii Nikitich


Born May 24 (June 6), 1911, in the village of Kruzhilinskoe, now in Veshenskaia Raion, Rostov Oblast. Soviet scientist in the field of heat engineering and atomic power engineering. Corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1953). Member of the CPSU since 1944.

Kruzhilin graduated from the Leningrad Institute of Physics and Mechanics in 1934; he worked at the Central Boiler and Turbine Institute from 1933 to 1946 and at the Institute of Atomic Energy from 1946 to 1955. He became head of a labora-tory at the G. M. Krzhizhanovskii Institute of Power Engineering in 1955. Kruzhilin contributed to the development and construction of atomic experimental and power installations. He has been awarded the Order of Lenin, two other orders, and various medals.


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