Yury started on June 1st as a Coil Designer in the Magnet Division of the Tokamak Department. He is Russian and after his studies in Electrical Engineering and Applied Superconductivity in Moscow, he spent four years at the Kurchatov Institute, participating in the design, manufacturing and testing of superconducting coils. He then did his PhD on high-temperature superconducting coils in Kyushu University, Japan for three years. For the last 8 years, Yury did Post-Doctorate research at the University of Twente in the Netherlands, and in that capacity he did a lot of work for the ITER magnet system.
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