In Memoriam: Mr Anatoli Yakushev
Jun 30, 2011
We regret to inform the INPRO community of the passing of Mr Anatoli Yakushev on 28 June after a long illness.
Mr Yakushev was Deputy Director General of the Joint Institute of Power and Nuclear Research "Sosny" in Minsk, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. He was a leader of the national Nuclear Energy System Assessment using the INPRO Methodology which Belarus has been undertaking since 2009.
"We are very sorry to learn of the passing of this distinguished colleague and scientist, who has been ill for so long. Anatoli will be missed in many ways. The INPRO Group at the Agency and I personally send our condolences to his many friends and family in this time of sorrow", said Randy Beatty, INPRO Group Leader. "We also express our sincere condolences to the Mr Viacheslav Kushinov, Director General of the Joint Institute of Power and Nuclear Research, and the Institute’s staff, who have lost a leading figure in the management of the Institute", he added.
Mr Yakushev was the representative of Belarus on the INPRO Steering Committee since 2008 and participated in many meetings of the Steering Committee where his active participation and wise guidance was highly appreciated.
Joint Institute for Nuclear and Energy
Research "Sosny" of the National
Academy of Sciences of Belarus
99 Academik Krasin Street
220109 MINSK, Belarus