DOCTOR OF TECHNICAL SCIENCES,
Alexander Fedorovich Dorokhov was born on March 11, 1948.
He graduated from the Faculty of Naval Power in the Leningrad Shipbuilding Institute (now St. Petersburg State Marine Technical University) on the specialty "Technology of mechanical engineering, machine tools and instruments" in 1972. At that time, he began his research and teaching activities in the Dagestan Polytechnic Institute (in Makhachkala).
In 1982, after graduating from the postgraduate course he defended his thesis for the degree of candidate of technical sciences in the Central Research Institute of Diesel (CNIDI, Leningrad). In 1986, he took a post of Assistant Professor.
In 1998, A. F. Dorokhov defended the thesis for the degree of Doctor of Technical Sciences at the St. Petersburg State University of Water Communications, the theme of the study was "The development of the methodology and the principles of designing and modernization of small marine diesel engines". He was awarded the title of professor in 2000.
He has worked as Professor and Head of the Department of Marine Propulsion Systems at the Astrakhan State Technical University since 1999. He is currently a Professor of the Department "Shipbuilding and Energy Complexes of Marine Equipment".
Research interests: designing and manufacturing of ship power complexes and systems; heat transfer and heat exchange; tribology; durability, reliability and environmental safety of machines. A. F. Dorokhov published 134 scientific and educational-methodical works, including 2 monographs and 9 patents.
A. F. Dorokhov is a leading researcher at the Institute of Physics, Dagestan Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences. He is Honored Scientist of the Republic of Dagestan, a Deputy Chairman of the Dissertation Council D 307.001.06 in specialties “Technology of shipbuilding, ship repair and organization of ship-building manufacture” and “Ship power installations and their elements (main and auxiliary)” at the Astrakhan State Technical University. He is also a Chairman of the Editorial Board of the scientific Journal "Vestnik of the Astrakhan State Technical University. Series: Marine engineering and technology". He prepared 10 candidates of technical sciences.
Scientific development "Internal combustion engine combined with a carburetion and forced ignition", directed by A. F. Dorokhov, won the gold medal of IV Moscow International Salon of Innovations and Investments (2004). A. F. Dorokhov is a grantee of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (2008-2010).
He was awarded the badge "Honorary Worker of Fisheries of the Russian Federation". A. F. Dorokhov was repeatedly thanked and awarded with diplomas of the Federal Agency for Fisheries and the governor of the Astrakhan region. In 2010, he was awarded with the medal of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam "For success in training".
He is fond of the history of military art.