Aluminium Smelting Technology

Date & Location: April 22-23 / Iran University of Science & Technology, Tehran


Professor Peter Polyakov


About instructor:

Prof. Peter Polyakov, Dr. Sci. (Chemistry) in the Department of Non-Ferrous Metals at the Siberian Federal University (Krasnoyarsk) and honorary metallurgist of RSFSR.

In 1957, he graduated from Leningrad Polytechnic Institute, in 1964 he defended his Candidate of Science thesis and in 1981 – his Doctor of Science thesis on “Mass and Heat Transfer in the Course of Electrolysis of Molten Salts” (specializing in Electrochemistry.)

In 1984 he was awarded the honorary title of ‘Honorary Metallurgist of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic’. In 1990, he was elected as a corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Technological Sciences.

Professor Polyakov is one of the leading scientists in the field of metallurgy. He is well-known both in Russia and abroad for his fundamental works on the theory & process of producing light metals and high-temperature electrochemistry.

He is an active participant of various international symposia, and a member of TMS – the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society and ACS.

Since 1998, he has been leading the Advanced Russian Courses on Aluminum Production. In 1995, Peter Polyakov organized the Annual Aluminium of Siberia International Conference and Exhibition (Krasnoyarsk) and became the Chairman of the Organizing Committee. Since 2009, he has been the Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Non-Ferrous Metals and Minerals International Congress and Exhibition.

He is the author of about 400 scientific works, including 150 inventions and patents. Currently, he is engaged in development of “Dream Cell” – a cell of a future.