Alexander N. Trufanov graduated from the Moscow Geological Prospecting Institute in 1977. From 1977 to 1980, he worked at VNIIMORGEO in Riga. Since 1980 and till now, he is employed at NIIOSP named after N.M.Gersevanov, within NIC Stroitelstvo, where he leads theLaboratory of Ground Survey Methods.
Main activities: research and development in survey investigation for high-rise construction, development of new types of equipment and ways of ground survey, development of standards of various levels.
A. N. Trufanov took part in the technical supervision of survey investigation for high-rise multipurpose complexes: Lakhta Center in St.Petersburg, Moscow-City, Akhmat Tower in Grozny.
The ways of ground survey developed by A. N. Trufanov – the method of phase composition revivification, the method of stress relaxation and other – have found their reflection in current domestic and foreign normative documents