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Timur Magomedovich Eneev (September 23, 1924[1] – September 8, 2019) was a Russian mathematician specializing in mechanics and control processes. A minor planet Eneev discovered in 1978 is named after him.[2] He was the editor-in-chief of the journal Cosmic Research.[3] He was a member of the Balkar ethnic group.

Timur Eneev
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Timur Magomedovich Eneev
Timur Magomedovich Eneev

(1924-09-23)September 23, 1924
Grozny, Russia
DiedSeptember 8, 2019(2019-09-08) (aged 94)
Moscow, Russia


In 1948 Eneev graduated from the Moscow State University and until 1953 worked as a research worker at the Steklov Institute of Mathematics. Since 1953 he is associated with the Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics.[2] He became a member of the CPSU since 1957 and a corresponding member of the USSR Academy of Sciences in 1968.[1]

Eneev received the Lenin Prize in 1957 and has been awarded the Order of Lenin and the Order of the Red Banner of Labour.[1] In 2006 he was awarded the prestigious Demidov Prize of the Russian Academy of Sciences in mathematics.


  1. ^ a b c "Eneev, Timur Magometovich". The Great Soviet Encyclopedia. Retrieved 5 August 2013.
  2. ^ a b Lutz Schmadel (5 August 2003). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names. Springer. pp. 484–. ISBN 978-3-540-00238-3. Retrieved 6 August 2013.
  3. ^ "Cosmic Research". Springer.