Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1817-3020 (Print)
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Saratov State University

Usanov Dmitriy Alexandrovich – organizer of science and education, outstanding Soviet and Russian scientist and inventor

Background and Objectives: The activities of Professor Dmitriy Alexandrovich Usanov, Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation, Honored Inventor of the Russian Federation, at Saratov State University (SSU) were multifaceted, distinguished by high professionalism, a rare harmonious combination of scientific achievements and relevant applied solutions built on this basis.

“Ah, what is moving there along the river…” To the 95th anniversary of the VI Congress of the Russian Association of Physicists

Background and Objectives: In August 1928, the VI Congress of the Russian Association of Physicists was held in the USSR with broad international participation. The congress was distinguished by: a qualified composition of participants (it was attended by 6 future Nobel Prize winners and up to 30 future members of the USSR Academy of Sciences): broad state support; an unusual mobile format; after holding plenary sessions at Moscow University.

Saratov life of brothers Boris and Gleb Gnedenko

Background and Objectives: The purpose of the paper is to reflect on the development of physical and mathematical education in Saratov in 1920–1930 using the biographies of the Gnedenko brothers, Gleb V. Gnedenko (1909–1943) and Boris V. Gnedenko (1912–1995).

Professor, dean and rector of Saratov University Vladimir V. Golubev. 3. “…His name meant brilliance, harmony and beauty”

Background and Objectives: The final part of the article about Professor V. V. Golubev is devoted to the period of his life and activity from 1930 to 1954. The active campaign launched at Saratov University in the late 1920s against the “reactionary” professorship forced him to leave Saratov in the summer of 1930. V. V. Golubev criticized the simplistic approach to education (cancellation of exams, the brigade method of attestation, the elimination of theses, etc.).

Professor, dean and rector of Saratov university Vladimir V. Golubev. 1. “…I left the university with a clear awareness of what I would do next”

Background and Objectives: The outstanding mathematician and mechanic Vladimir V. Golubev (1884–1954) is the key figure in the history of the formation of physics and mathematics education and science at Saratov University. He worked at Saratov State University from 1918 to 1930, acting as professor and head of the department of pure mathematics (all years), dean of the Faculty of Physics and Mathematics (1918–1919), vice-rector (1920) and rector (1921–1922). V. V.

Professor of Astronomy of Saratov State University Joseph Fedorovich Polak (1881–1954)

For the first time, the article provides a systematic biography of the professor of Moscow and Saratov Universities, Joseph F. Polak (1881–1954), an astronomer and teacher, the author of many textbooks and popular science publications on astronomy. In total, about 60 editions and reprints of his books were published, the total circulation of which is 2 million copies. I. F. Polak worked at the University of Saratov in 1919–1930 at the Faculty of Physics and Mathematics and at the Pedagogical Faculty, he headed the Department of Astronomy organized by him.

Dmitry Ivanovich Trubetskov: 70-th Anniversary

Член-корреспондент РАН, заслуженный деятель науки РФ, доктор физико-математических наук, профессор, заведующий кафедрой электроники, колебаний и волн Саратовского государственного университета Дмитрий Иванович Трубецков - крупный ученый в области сверхвысокочастотной электроники, радиофизики, нелинейной динамики, создатель научной школы в Саратовском государственном университете по теоретическому и экспериментальному исследованию нелинейных и нестационарных явлений и закономерностей сложной динамики, включая динамический хаос и образование структур, в

Professor V.I. Kalinin and University Education

В марте 2007 года исполняется 100 лет со дня рождения заслуженного деятеля науки и техники РСФСР, основателя и первого заведующего кафедрой радиофизики физического факультета Саратовского государственного университета, доктора физико-математических наук, профессора Венедикта Ивановича Калинина.