German Vyatkin 

President of South Ural State University (National Research University)

D.Sc. (Chemistry), Professor, Corresponding Member of Russian Academy of Sciences

South Ural State University
Office 902, Main University Building
76, Prospect Lenina
Tel.: +7 351 265 43 21
E-mail: viatkingp[at]susu[dot]ru

Born May 1, 1935 in Chelyabinsk;

Graduated from Chelyabinsk Polytechnic Institute with the major in ‘Metallurgy of Ferrous Materials’ in 1958;

1958-1959 – blast-furnace keeper of Chelyabinsk Metallurgic Plant;

1959-1966 – laboratory assistant, junior research scientist, senior research scientist in Chelyabinsk Scientific and Research Institute of Metallurgy;

1963 – Candidate’s Thesis in Leningrad Polytechnic Institute;

Since 1967 – associate professor of the Department of Metallurgy of Ferrous Materials of Chelyabinsk Polytechnic Institute;

1975-1977 – internship in the Institute of Metallurgy of Ural Scientific Center of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR;

1977 – Doctoral thesis;

1983 – Vice-Rector of Chelyabinsk Polytechnic Institute on scientific work;

1985 – Rector of Chelyabinsk Polytechnic Institute;

1986 – proposal on establishment of technical universities in the country;

1990 – initiator of the establishment of Chelyabinsk Scientific Center of Ural Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences;

1990-2006 – chairman of presidium of Scientific Center of Ural Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences;

1990 – Chelyabinsk Polytechnic Institute was transformed into Chelyabinsk State Technical University;

1998 – for the development and implementation of the abovementioned idea the award of the President of the Russian Federation was conferred on G. Vyatkin;  

1997 Chelyabinsk State Technical University  was transformed into South Ural State University;

German Vyatkin was awarded the Order of Friendship of Peoples  and ‘Merit for the Fatherland’ of IV degree; laureate of the award of the President of the Russian Federation in the field of education; rector of the year; honorary Citizen of Chelyabinsk and Chelyabinsk region.

German Vyatkin was one of the first to study the viscous properties of oxide (slag) melts. The research results are used at Ufaley Nickel Plant, Orsk-Khalilov, Karaganda, and Chelyabinsk Metallurgical Plants.

German Vyatkin is the author of over 260 scientific papers; 17 doctoral and more than 30 candidate's theses have been defensed under his supervision.

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