| Professor Emeritus of Science and
Engineering of Russia, Member of Russian Academy of Science,
outstanding scientist and talented teacher Khalil Akhmedovich Rakhmatulin
was the founder and head of gas and wave sub-faculty of M.Lomonosov Moscow
State University, department of mechanics and mathematics, from 1953 till
Kh.A. Rakhmatulin's works
reflect a wide range of his scientific interests. Fundamental results,
obtained by him, have a great scientific and applied significance in many
fields of modern mechanics:
the theory of elastic and elastic-plastic waves
spreading; difraction of shock waves spreading in the gas; theory of parachute
and aerodynamics of permeable bodies; soil dynamics; multiphase medium
flow; chemical technology and so on.
Kh.A. Rakhmatulin was
awarded by numerous orders, medals and prestige scientific prizes. Thanks
to his famous papers in theory of parachute he created scientific school
of parachute construction in Russia. His contribution to preparation of
the great number of highly qualified specialists (Ph.D. and Doctors of
Science), working in different universities and developing scientific research
in mechanics in many countries, is invaluable.
Art Worker of Russia Undina Mikhailovna Dubova-Sergeeva was founder and
head of M.Lomonosov Moscow State University Piano Class, from 1936 till
Thanks to her activity
during this period more than 7000 concerts were prepared and performed
by the members of Piano Class. Outstanding and very famous pianists and
musicians prof. of Moscow Conservatoire Heinrich G. Neuhaus and prof. of
S.-Petersburg Conservatoire Leonid V. Nikolaev were her Teachers.
was awarded by numerous medals, honourable certificates and
special diploma for her great contribution in progress of cultural
Famous composers and
pianists H.G. Neuhaus, A.I. Khachaturian, V.I. Soloviev-Sedoi, S.S.
Tulikov and others expressed their praise to Piano Class.
A.I. Khachaturian: "Concert
performances of Piano Class are distinguished with high artistic taste,
creative keenness, logical consistency of music conception ... in the person
of U.M. Dubova-Sergeeva MSU Palace of Culture has a talented teacher, combining
at the same time a capacity of gifted pianist, performing with impressive