BABAYANTS Ruben Ambartsumovich (1889 — 1962) — the Soviet hygienist, the member correspondent of the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences (1945), professor. In 1916 graduated from natural department physical. - a mat. f-that St. Petersburg un-that, in 1924 — the 1st Leningrad medical in-t. From 1926 to 1930 — the teacher of department of hygiene Leningrad U V GUIDE, since 1931 — professor of the same department. From 1939 to 1941 — the department chair of utility hygiene Leningrad a dignity. - a gigabyte. medical in-that, and from 1941 to 1962 — the department chair of the general hygiene of the same institute.
Main works P.A. Babayantsa are devoted to problems a dignity. protection of the soil and free air of the cities. It developed methods of a research of processes of a soil mineralization of city garbage, ways of their neutralization and use in agriculture. He is an initiator of systematic studying of influence on health of the population of pollution of free air. Indicators a dignity are recommended to them. estimates of the soil and city air. With its participation a lot of work on a dignity is carried out. to improvement of Leningrad. R. A. Babayants was one of founders and the board member of the Leningrad department of society of hygienists, the board member of the All-Union island of hygienists, the full member of the All-Union geographical island, the honorary member of the Yerevan hygienic island. It is awarded the order the Labour Red Banner and medals.
Works: Pollution of city air, M., 1948; The Technique and results of a research of city garbage, M. — D., 1950; Comparative assessment of methods of laboratory scoping of a deposit of drain waters, M., 1956; Soil mineralization of city garbage and their agricultural use, D., 1958.
Bibliography: Batmanova O.Ya.I other. By anniversary of death of R. A. Babayants, the Gigabyte. and dignity., No. 1, page 130, 1963; Professor R. A. Babayants, to the 30 anniversary of scientific activity, in the same place, No. 3, page 60, 1947.
O. Ya. Batmanova.