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SIA director Haibin Yu offers condolences over the death of Mr. Mikolai Ivanovich Rylov
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Mikolai Ivanovich Rylov. (Image from IMPT website)

As an important research partner of SIA in the 1990s, Mikolai Ivanovich Rylov from the Institute of Maritime Technologies of the Russian Academy of Sciences (IMPT in short), passed away on October 16, 2020, at the age of 79. SIA director Haibin Yu sent his letter of condolences on October 18 to IMPT, where Rylov worked as advisor of the innovation department.

IMTP and SIA conducted joint research on CR-01 and CR-02 6000m Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) during the year 1992 to 2000. Rylov and his team members paid numerous visits to China and worked together with Chinese partners on the design, debugging and test of the vehicles, making significant contribution to the cooperation. Rylov won the Friendship Award given by the Chinese government, to acknowledge his devotions to international scientific and technological cooperation.

“As a knowledgeable expert, Mr. Rylov had extensive experience in the design and marine test of marine robots. His rigor and diligence impressed us, making him a role model for us.” notes Yu in the condolences letter.

According to IMTP wetsite, Rylov served as a senior engineer in the technical cybernetics department of the DV ranch of the Siberian branch of the Soviet Union since 1969. Since 1971, he worked at the Institute of Automation and Management Processes of the Russian Academy of Sciences as head of the sector and then head of the laboratory. In 1988, he became the head of the department of development and experimental work of IMPT. In 2018, he moved to the position of advisor to the innovation department.


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