Makarov, Igor Mikhailovich

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Makarov, Igor’ Mikhailovich


Born Oct. 22, 1927, in Saratov. Soviet scientist in automatic control. Corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1974). Member of the CPSU since 1953.

After graduating from the Sergo Ordzhonikidze Moscow Institute of Aviation in 1950, Makarov joined the staff of the Institute of Problems of Control. In 1961 he began teaching at the Moscow Institute of Radio Engineering, Electronics, and Automation; he became a professor at the institute in 1972. From 1962 to 1975, Makarov worked in the administrative apparatus of the Central Committee of the CPSU. In 1975 he was appointed deputy minister of higher and secondary specialized education of the USSR.

Makarov’s main works deal with the theory of automatic control systems, the principles of building and designing automation equipment, the selection of structures for integrated engineering systems, and the theory of design, analysis, and quality evaluation.

Makarov has been awarded two orders and various medals.

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