Baryshnikov, Aleksandr Ivanovich

BARYSHNIKOV, Aleksandr Ivanovich

BARYSHNIKOV, Aleksandr Ivanovich (RU: Барышников, Александр Иванович) is the Soviet engineer, the specialist in the field of the tunnel construction. He is the member of the CPSU since the 1946. He has graduated during the 1920 from the Polytechnic institute within the Petrograd city (now the Leningrad polytechnic institute named after M. I. Kalinin). He has directed the construction of the mining and railway tunnels near the Dnepropetrovsk city and on the Baku - Julfa line (1924-31). He was during the 1932-38 the director of the construction of the underground stations of the 1st and 2nd stages of the Moscow metropolitan subway; he was during the 1939-61 on the directing job for the designing and construction of the tunnels and metropolitan subways. Baryshnikov is the author of the series of works on the tunnel construction. He has introduced the effective methods into the technology of the tunnel construction. He has been awarded with the State Prize of the USSR (1947) for the introduction of the shield method for the heading of the tunnels during the construction of the Moscow metropolitan subway.