Yuriy Gmirya
Yuriy Gmirya
Senior Technical Fellow, Department of Engineering and Technology, Rotary and Mission Systems, Sikorsky, A Lockheed Martin Company
Elected to the Academy in 2021


Moscow Institute of Aviation Technology,1978, MS, Mechanical Engineering

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Lockheed Martin Senior Technical Fellow with 30 US patents in the field of aerospace high-power transmission gear systems; 40+ years in advanced gearbox concept design, analysis, test and development of helicopter drive and other mechanical systems; 20 years in engineering leadership, management and advancement of new technologies.


For outstanding technical contributions and innovative leadership in the design and development of state-of- the-art helicopter drive systems, including invention of transmission for the largest helicopter in U.S.; principal architect in advancement of split torque gearboxes that have proven to be successful in Sikorsky’s advanced helicopter development programs.