Evgeny Pavlovich Velikhov

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"Evgeny Pavlovich Velikhov (born on February 2, 1935; in Russian: Евгений Велихов) is a physicist and scientific leader in the Russian Federation. His scientific interests include plasma physics, lasers, controlled nuclear fusion, power engineering and magnetohydrodynamics (high-power pulsed MHD generators). He is the author of over 1500 scientific publications and a number of inventions and discoveries.

"He currently holds the post of president of the Kurchatov Institute (named after Igor Kurchatov) and first Secretary (head) of the Public Chamber of Russia. He is a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences and has been the vice-president of the Soviet Academy of Sciences." wiki

In 1987 Esalen "Organized and sponsored the first visit to the Soviet Union of energy specialists and physicist Amory Lovins of the Rocky Mountain Institute in Colorado. The group was received by Academician Yevgeny Velikhov, Vice President of the USSR Academy of Sciences and continues to act as a consultant to a number of Russian institutes on matters of energy efficiency." [1]

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