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Yosif Golfman graduated from the Shipbuilding Institute, Leningrad, USSR.
He has been involved in R&D composites since 1960, working as a Research Composite Engineer at the Shipbuilding Technology Institute, Leningrad, USSR.
He defended PhD in Shipbuilding Institute at 1969 year. His works investigated the influence of technological factors, fiber prepregs and resin, on the strength of fiberglass propellers and blades. He has applied for immigration to USA in 1977,
and got refuse. When Gorbachev came to power, he got permission only in 1988.
In the United States he worked as a Research Engineer at Ad Tech Systems Research in Dayton, Ohio, as a Mechanical Engineer at Foster-Miller Inc., Waltham, MA, and as a Process Mechanical Engineer at Spectran Inc.,
In Spectran Inc. he developed a vapor deposition coating control Nan ceramics particles on the draw optical glass fibers. In Neo-Advent Technologies Inc. he worked for design, technology development, and manufacturing of light weight nanoscale structures parts based on ceramic, and thermoplastics, and liquid polymers, and carbon fiber textiles for aerospace applications and space vehicles. He published 30 articles in Journals like Journal of Advanced Materials, Reinforced Plastics & Composites and JEC Magazine Composites.
As result the Journal of Advanced Materials was published Special Edition #3, 2007 to devote articles authorized by Dr. Golfman.
Dr. Golfman had married more than 52 years, has son Michael and daughter Irena, and six grandchildren: Jeff-24, Peter-23, Myron-17, Aaron-13, Dania-11, and Matease-7. Dr. Golfman spent time for sports like Yoga, Swim and Chess against Computer.