National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

GOREV Konstantin Vasilyevich

GOREV Konstantin Vasilyevich
4th President of the NAS of Belarus

Konstantin Vasilyevich Gorev (25.09.1904, v. Linevo, Bor district, Nizhny Novgorod region, Russia – 26.07.1988), scientist in the field of metallurgy. Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (1938). Honored Worker of Science and Technology of the BSSR (1968).

— Graduated from the Moscow Institute of Nonferrous Metals and Gold (1930).
— In 1933-1938 - Assistant, Associate Professor of the Institute of Nonferrous Metals and Gold.
— In 1938-1947 - President of the Academy of Sciences of the BSSR, in 1947-1949 - Director of the Physical Technical Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the BSSR, in 1947 - Academician-Secretary of the Academy of Sciences of the BSSR, in 1950-1973 - Head of Laboratory of the Physicotechnical Institute.
— In 1969-1973 - Vice-President of the Academy of Sciences of the BSSR, in 1974-1976 Acting Academic Secretary of the Department of Physical and Technical Sciences of the Academy of Sciences of the BSSR.
— In 1976-1988 - Senior Research Fellow-Consultant of the Institute of Physics and Technology of the BSSR.
— In 1938-1948 - member of the Central Committee of the PBC. In 1938-1947 - Deputy of the Supreme Council of the BSSR.

Work on the study of phase and structural transformations and the establishment of a relationship between the structure and properties of metals and alloys. Studied the effect of alloying elements and modifying additives on the crystallization process and the properties of high-strength nodular cast iron, the effect of aluminum, titanium, molybdenum, tungsten and vanadium on the phase composition, structure and properties of superalloys on iron and nickel bases.

Author of more than 130 scientific papers.

State Prize of the BSSR in 1978 for research, development and introduction of a new technological process for the production of high-quality aluminum casting using secondary alloys in the charge.

Awarded with the Order of the October Revolution (1979), the Red Banner of Labor (1939, 1971), Friendship of Peoples (1974), and medals.

Major papers:

  1. Влияние характера структуры некоторых сплавов алюминия на их свойства при высокой температуре (совм. с П.А.Пархутиком) // Легкие сплавы. М., 1958.
  2. Кинетика и механизм разупрочнения некоторых стареющих сплавов (совм. с Р.Л.Тофпенец) // Кинетика и механизм кристаллизации. Мн., 1973.
  3. Антикоррозионные диффузионные покрытия. Мн.: Наука и техника, 1981 (совм. с Л.Г.Ворошниным).