Prof. ROSTISLAV A. ANDRIEVSKIǏ
Prof. Rostislav A. Andrievskiǐ was born on January 8, 1933, in Gorlovka, Ukraine. He graduated from Kiev Polytechnic Institute by specialty “Metallurgy and Powder Metallurgy” in 1955, and in 1958 as a postgraduate student, got his degree from the Institute of Metal-Ceramic and Special Alloys. He defended his Ph.D. thesis on the “Sintering of Metal Powders” in 1959. He is a leading specialist in material studies, correspondent member of the Academy of Sciences, and a professor.
From 1959 to 1962 he worked as a senior researcher at the Institute of Metal-Ceramics and Special Alloys of the Academy of Sciences of the Ukrainian SSR in Kiev. From 1963 to 1976 was the head of the Department of Materials Science at the Podolsk (near Moscow) Technological Research Institute. In 1969 Prof. Rostislav Alexandrovich defended his doctoral dissertation on the topic "Diffusion and Creep in Refractory Carbides and Nitrides”. From 1976 to 1984 R. A. Andrievskiǐ works as a Professor at Moscow Institute of Fine Chemical Technology, Dept of Refractory Compounds. In 1984 he works as a Deputy Director of Physical Institute in Kirghiz Academy of Science (Frunze, now Bishkek). From 1990 until his retirement Rostislav Aleksandrovich lived and worked in Chernogolovka, Moscow Region, as a Principal Scientist, Institute of Problems of Chemical Physics, Russian Academy of Science. From 1990 until the last day he was committed to teaching at the Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys, in the Chernogolovka Branch of Moscow University with lection course “Nanostructured Materials” and was lecturing on some renowned foreign Universities in France, Portugal, Israel, China, Great Britain, USA, Japan, ex-Yugoslavia, Germany, and Taiwan.
Andrievskiǐ is the author of over 500 publications, including thirteen (13) monographs, and he enjoyed great authority in the world scientific community. He was a member of three international editorials and for Russian boards, as well as a member of the largest international forums on nanotechnology. Professor was a Corresponding Member of the Kirghiz Academy of Sciences (Kirghizstan Republic), a Member of the Materials Research Society (USA), and Full Member of the International Institute for the Science of Sintering (Serbia). He was also a member of International Advisory Board of the Materials Research Society of Serbia, and regular guest of the YUCOMAT Conference in Herceg Novi, where he held more than ten lectures. From those numerous travels around the world, he returned with a fantastic photographs and reports on the Conferences and colleagues he had friendly relationship as well.
Professor Andrievskiǐ was theses supervisor of thirty-three (33) Candidates of Sciences (Ph.D.) and of six 6 Doctors of Sciences.
He died on October 19, 2016, in Moscow.