Putilov Yuriy is a famous specialist on rare earth magnets. He authored over 150 articles, 60 patents, and participated in numerous international conferences held in Germany, Japan, USA and Russia.
After he received his post-graduate degree in Scientific -Research Institute of Chemical Technology in Moscow, he worked at Pridneprovskiy Chemical Plant in Dneprodzerzhinsk, Ukraine. There, he headed a state enterprise "Magnet".
Currently he works as a Deputy Director on Science in Scientific and Production Firm “Erga plus” Kaluga, Russia.
Starting 1991, Putilov specializes on production of steady magnets and magnetic systems based on neodymium-iron-boron. He developed several highly-intensive and high-gradient magnetic separators with the highest value of magnetic forces.