Pobedria Boris Efimovich was born on 24 May 1937 in Moscow. Graduated in 1963 from the Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics (Moscow State University). Ph.D. in Mathematics and Physics (1971). Professor (1979). Head of the Department of Composite Mechanics (1987) at the Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics of Moscow State University. Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences (1992), Member of the Academy of Nonlinear Sciences (1996), Member of the German Society for Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (1993). State Prize Laureate (1985). Honored Scientist of the Russian Federation (1996).
The field of scientific interests: mechanics of deformable bodies.