The International Shukhov Foundation (ISF) with the support of Gazprom International has prepared an anniversary issue of the works of the great scientist, engineer and inventor Vladimir Grigoryevich Shukhov, whose 165th anniversary is celebrated on August 28.
The publication of the three-volume issue of the selected works of academician V. G. Shukhov sparked a great interest in the scientific and professional community. The book was presented at the large Academic Board of the Bauman Moscow State Technical University, at the Shukhov School in Grayvoron, the Tsiolkovsky Academy of Cosmonautics, in the Russian State Library (named after V. I. Lenin), the Higher School of Economics (HSE), the Russian Academy of Sciences, and at the UN Headquarters in New York during the Science, Technology and Innovation Forum (STI Forum).
Denis Manturov, the Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation, congratulated the participants of the joint project, “I am confident that this publication will be useful and efficient in the education of young engineers, and relevant and interesting for scientists and specialists of many engineering disciplines.”
“The publication of the works of the brilliant Russian scientist Vladimir Grigoryevich Shukhov is our contribution to the development of the program for educating and training multi-discipline specialists, as well as the strengthening of the authority of engineering, a wonderful and widely needed profession,” said Andrei Fick, Managing Director of Gazprom International.
The name of V. G. Shukhov resonates with a number of outstanding achievements of the Russian science and technology of the late XIX and early XX centuries. His gift of invention and fundamental academic expertise, numerous patents and inventions in a variety of areas, architectural structures are an amazing phenomenon even to this day.
The International Shukhov Foundation was created on January 11, 2013. The organization takes major efforts to raise the awareness of engineering and strengthen its image. The ISF annually participates in conferences on the history and pressing issues of the gas industry at the St. Petersburg International Gas Forum.
Being committed to the high corporate standards of the Gazprom Group, Gazprom International pays special attention to programs for supporting educational and social projects in each region of its presence.