Anatoly A. RYZHKIN (1938) graduated from Rostov Institute of Agricultural Engineering (1960) in specialty 'Engineering Technology and Machine-tools'. Head of the Tool Production Department, DSTU. Doctor of Sciences in Engineering (1985), professor (1986).
Research interests: raising the functionality of cutting instruments by means of the thermodynamic process control in the cutting zone.
Author of 365 scientific publications, including 8 monographs, 7 certificates of authorship and patents.