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Lev Katkov

He was appointed chief engineer of Project Development Institute № 1 by order of USSR Minsevzapstroy (Ministry of Construction for the Northern and Western Regions of the USSR) dated July 28, 1986. He started his career at the Institute as an engineer in 1956. After that, he was employed as a senior engineer, group manager, departmental chief structural engineer, and starting in 1967, occupied the position of deputy chief engineer. In 1956, he was a responsible expert taking part in elaboration of the extremely important design work “Directions for the Structural Engineering of Buildings and Installations in the Machine-Building Industry.” Project Development Institute №1 was appointed lead institution for the mission by USSR Glavstroy (Chief Construction Department). Many sprawling industrial enterprises from various branches of the economy were designed under the supervision of Lev Katkov, with such important projects as Nizhnekamsk Tire Works and Atommash among them. He left the post of chief engineer at his own request on March 1, 1990. He was awarded the Badge of Honor and medals.


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