Kurochkin A. A.

Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Professor of the Department of "Food Production" FSBEI HE Penza State Technological University, Titular member of Petrovsky Academy of Sciences and Arts (St. Petersburg).

He was born on September 27, 1953 in Alimbetovka village, Leninsky district, Aqtobe region, the Republic of Kazakhstan.
He graduated from Orenburg Order of the Red Banner of Labor Agricultural Institute with specialization of "Mechanization of Agriculture" (years of study - 1971 ... 1976).
He had professional retraining at the Academy of Personnel Support of the AIC on Management Program with the right to conduct a new type of professional activity (years of study - 2002 ... 2003).
He is Doctor of Technical Sciences, having specialty 05.20.01 - mechanization of agricultural production (1993).
He is Professor of the Department of "Mechanization of animal breeding". The academic title was awarded by the Ministry of Education of Ukraine in 1993.
He is Professor of the department of processing of livestock products. The academic title was assigned by the Ministry of General and Professional Education of the Russian Federation in 1998.
Titular member of Petrovsky Academy of Sciences and Arts (1998).

Work biography.

1976-1980: Orenburg Agricultural Institute. Assistant, senior lecturer.
1981-1994: Sumy Agricultural Institute. Head of the Department of Agricultural Machines.
1994-1995: Ryazan Agricultural Institute. Head of the Department of Life Safety.
1995-2008: Penza State Agricultural Academy. Professor of the Mechanization of Animal Breeding (until 1998). Head of the department of processing of livestock products.
2008 - now: Penza State Technological University, Department of Food Production, Professor.
The main subjects of scientific research.

Improvement of equipment and technological processes of the production and processing of agricultural products (mechanization of heifer preparation for lactation, mechanization of milking, mechanization of preparation and distribution of feed, improvement of equipment for drying agricultural raw materials, improvement of technical means for onion harvesting, improvement of extrusion technology based on thermovacuum effect ).

Membership in dissertational councils and expert communities.

He is a member of dissertational councils for defending doctoral dissertations of Ryazan State Agrotechnological University (D 220.057.03) and Penza SAU (D 220.053.02).
He is expert of OOO "Inkonsalt K" - the organization responsible for holding a competition for the right to receive subsidies as part of state support for the development of cooperation between Russian universities and organizations implementing complex projects to create high-tech production (7 expert examinations were carried out).

Publication activity.

He is the author of more than 350 scientific and scientific-methodical works, including 60 articles in Russian journals from the list of State Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles, 4 monographs, 15 textbooks and 22 reference books (published in the central publishing houses - Kolos, KolosS, Informagrotekh, AgroConsult , Troitsky Most , INFRA-M, Yurait).
He is also the author of 31 inventions (19 copyright certificates and 12 patents for inventions).
The number of publications in Russian Science Citation Index is 248; number of citations from the publications included in the Russian Science Citation Index - 1912; the Hirsch index for publications in the Russian Science Citation Index - 26.