born on Februari 16, 1891.
In 1914 he graduated from
the St. Petersburg University (Russia).
In 1917-1920 Muskhelishvili was Assistant Professor
of this University, in 1920-1922 - Associate
Professor of the Tbilisi State University (TSU), in 1922-1976 - a Professor of
TSU, in 1941-1972 - first President of the Georgian Academy of Sciences (GAS), in 1972-1976 - Honorary
President of GAS.
In 1939 Muskhelishvili was
elected as Academician (Full Member)
of the Academy of Sciences of USSR
(now the Russian Academy of Science).
Since 1956 he was a member
of the International Committee of Congreses
on Applied Mechanics.
Since 1960 a member of the
Bureau of the International Union on
Theoretical and Applied Mechanics.
In 1969 he received the International
Prize "Modesto Panetti" of the Turin
Academy of Sciences (Italy),
in 1970 a Gold Medal of the Slovakian Academy
of Sciences, in 1972 - a Lomonosov
Muskhelishvili was author of
outstanding scientific works in the fields of
singular integral equations, mathematical physics,
theory of elasticity, etc.
Muskhelishvili died on July 16, 1976.
Some of main
- "Some basic
problems of mathematical theory of
elasticity", Groningen, P. Noordhoff,
1953, (a monograph)
- "Singular integral
equations", Groningen, P. Noordhoff,
1953 (a monograph)