Vyacheslav A. Lenivkin (1936) graduated from Rostov Institute of Agricultural Engineering (1963). Professor of the Machines and Welding Automation Department, Don State Technical University (1990). Doctor of Sciences in Engineering (1989). 'Don Best Inventor' (24.06.2005).
Research interests: physical and technological properties of arc welding in shielding gases and welding process control systems.
Author of more than 250 scientific publications, including more than 40 patents and inventions, 2 monographs and 12 textbooks.