Vyatka State Academy of Agriculture
Kirov, Russian Federation
Lopatin O.P., Cand. Sci. (Eng.), Assoc. Professor, Department of Heat Engines, Automobiles and Tractors, Vyatka State Academy of Agriculture. Specializes in improving performance characteristics of diesel engines by using alternative fuels, primarily natural gas and alcohols; theoretical and experimental studies of work cycles of automotive diesel engine cylinders running on alternative fuels; formation of primary toxic components; developing metering and regulating systems; formulating new alcohol-based mixed fuels. Author of over 300 scientific publications in these fields.