Prof. Andrey Ushakov
Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute, Chief, National Composite Center Composite Materials
Andrey Ushakov is a specialist in the field of composite materials and fiberglass reinforced plastic products working in the fields of science and technology in the Russian region. He is one of the country’s leading scientists in the area of durability and service life of engineering structures, and heads a host of activities that help to ensure the reliability and safety of high-performance structures for transport systems. Prof. Ushakov has contributed to defining the implementation of structural materials into various branches of engineering, and is the author of over 150 works. He has 30 inventions to his credit that are patented in the Russian Federation. Prof. Ushakov is engaged in various positions with the ApATeCh Co. Ltd. group of companies. He is also the Deputy General Director of the National Institute of Aviation Technologies, and a member of the Russian Quality Academy and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).