Viktor Ivannikov, Russian computer scientist, Died at 76


Viktor Petrovich Ivannikov was born on February 27, 1940, and died on November 27, 2016.

He was a Russian computer scientist.

He was a member of Russian Academy of Sciences, the head of System Programming Chair for the Institute for System Programming, head of the Departments of system programming at the Faculty of Computational Mathematics and Cybernetics, Moscow State University and the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology.

He worked for Lebedev Institute of Precision Mechanics and Computer Engineering from 1962 to 1980, starting as a computer technician, leaving as a distinguished engineer, where he developed D-68 (operating system) operating system for BESM-6 computer.

Following that Viktor worked for Delta research facility where he led the development of distributed operating systems and supercomputers.

Viktor Ivannikov passed away at 76 years olds.