Grdina Yuri Vyacheslavovich
metal scientist, doctor of technical sciences.
Born in Vilna and in the same year he was taken away by his
parents to Siberia.
In 1920, as a magnetologist of the expedition of the Tomsk
Institute of Siberian Research, a very young man Grdin participated
in a topographical survey of the coast of the Gulf of Ob.
At the end of the Tomsk Institute of Technology, Grdin was
actively involved in the organization of the Siberian Institute of
was deputy director, technical director, in 1937 he was elected head
of the department of metallurgy and heat treatment of metal. The
authority of Grdina as a scientist was so great that in 1935 he was
awarded the degree of candidate of technical sciences without
defending a thesis.
During the war, Grdina developed a special technology for
processing rails, through which they became much stronger and more
the leadership of Grdina, an experimental melting and rolling of the
first ingot of armor steel was carried out. On
the experience of this melting and using the instructions of the
Izhora plant, the first instructions for rolling, slow cooling,
stripping and heat treatment of tank armor were created.
In 1957, the preparation of metal engineers began at the Siberian
Institute of Metals, and Grdin headed the department of metal
great services in educating highly qualified specialists and
contributing to the development of the domestic industry, he was
awarded the Order
of Lenin and assigned
the title of Honored Scientist and Technician of the RSFSR. In
1967, Grdine was awarded the State Prize in the field of metallurgy
for his work on the improvement of the transport metal.
the southeastern shore of the Ob Bay. Named
in 1920 by the expedition of the Tomsk Institute of Siberian