Mikhail Pogosyan

Mikhail Aslanovich Pogosyan (Russian: Михаил Асланович Погосян; born 18 April 1956 in Moscow, Russia) is a Russian aerospace engineer. He is the former general director of Sukhoi and the United Aircraft Corporation[1] and the current rector of the Moscow Aviation Institute.[2] He is a Russian national of Armenian descent.

Mikhail Aslanovich Pogosyan
Михаил Асланович Погосян
Born (1956-04-18) April 18, 1956 (age 66)
EducationMoscow Aviation Institute
Engineering career
Significant designSukhoi Su-27
Sukhoi Su-30
Sukhoi Su-33
Sukhoi Su-34
Sukhoi Su-35
Sukhoi Su-37
Sukhoi Su-47
Sukhoi Su-57
Sukhoi Superjet 100
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In 1979 he graduated with honors from the aircraft manufacturer faculty of the Moscow Aviation Institute and started his career at the engineering plant named after P.O. Sukhoi (now known as the JSC Sukhoi Design Bureau). He started as a designer engineer and then held the posts of the First Deputy Chief Designer (1992-1998), Chairman of Directors Board of the Design Bureau (1995-1999) and, eventually, General Director of the Sukhoi Design Bureau (starting from May 1999).

He is the author of 11 patents and inventions, 14 scientific papers, a Laureate of the State RF Prize in 1997 and Laureate of the Russian Government Prize in 1998, Doctor of Science, is a Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences and is a Member of the Entrepreneurial Council at the Russian Government.

On 31 January 2011, he was appointed general director of United Aircraft Corporation (UAC)[3] and replaced in January 2015.[4]

On 16 June 2016, he was named the rector of the Moscow Aviation Institute.

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  1. ^ Johnson, Reuben F. (2017-01-17). "Russia's Stealth Fighter Starts New Test Phase". Aviation International News. Retrieved 2018-02-27.
  2. ^ "Leadership of MAI".
  3. ^ Pogosyan appointed head of United Aircraft Corporation
  4. ^ "Yury Slyusar to replace Mikhail Pogosyan as UAC chief from Jan 17". Archived from the original on 2018-02-27. Retrieved 2018-02-27.