July 7, 2018, the founder and long-standing former head of the Department of Physical and Computational Mechanics of Tomsk State University, Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation, Member of the National Committee on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Honored Professor of Tomsk State University, Professor, Anatoly Grishin, passed away on the 80th year of his life.
Since 1976, a total of over 150 peer-reviewed scientific publications have been produced in national press of Russia on mathematical and physical modelling of wildfires, including 9 monographs and 7 textbooks. Anatoly Grishin was co-author of 26 USSR authors certificates, 5 utility model certificates, and 8 patents of the Russian Federation, for new methods of fighting forest fires.
His results on the theory of ignition and combustion, the theory of conjugate problems of mechanics of reactive media, the mathematical theory of wildfires, and catastrophe theory were included in the reviews and tutorials.
The memory of him will forever remain in the hearts of his students and colleagues.
Sincere condolences to his family, friends and colleagues.