The D.I. Mendeleev All-Russian Institute for Metrology (VNIIM) news
Anniversary of Dmitry Mendeleev´s death
The 115th anniversary of Dmitry Mendeleev´s decease was commemorated in St. Petersburg on February 2, 2022. Representatives of the City Committee on Science and Higher School, universities, scientific and public organizations laid flowers and honored the memory of the great Russian scientist-encyclopedist, teacher, public and state celebrity, at his grave at the "Literators´ footbridge" of the Volkov cemetery.
The audience was addressed by Vladimir Okrepilov (RAS Academician, President of the Metrological Academy), Irina Ganus (First Deputy Chair of the Committee on Science and Higher School), Irina Balova (Director of St. Petersburg State University Institute of Chemistry), Vladimir Ostrovsky (Professor of St. Petersburg State University), and Elena Ginak (Head of the Metrology Museum at VNIIM).