Borys Paton

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1918 –

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Who is Borys Paton?

Borys Yevhenovych Paton is the long-term chairman of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. He was born in Kiev. Paton joined the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine on November 18, 1958 and is the first person to have been awarded the title of the Hero of Ukraine.

He holds a doctoral degree in technical sciences and is known for his works in electric welding. Paton's father, Yevhen Paton, was also famous for his works in electric welding. The first welded bridge in Kiev, constructed under the supervision of Yevhen Paton, bears his name.

In the early 1970s and 1980s Paton had advised the Soviet authorities not to build the Chornobyl Nuclear Power Plant.

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Born
Nov 27, 1918
Kiev
Also known as
  • Борис Патон
Parents
Nationality
  • Soviet Union
  • Ukraine
Profession
Education
  • Kiev Polytechnic Institute
Lived in
  • Kiev

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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