Mr. George Barykin was born in 1961 in Kazajstan. 1981: Technical Mechanical Engineer by Kyrsanovs Special Technical Aviation School. 1987: Mechanical Engineer by Kiev Inst. of Civil Aviation Engineers. His professional experience started as an aeronautics engineer at Tumen Aviation Group in 1981, working afterwards as technical inspector at the Salekhard Aviation Group until 1987. In 1996 he co-founded the company Aerostar Coatings in cooperation with INASMET (developers of the high frequency pulsed detonation system-HFPD). He is Senior research scientist at INASMET since 2002. Mr. Barykin has 8 patents related to the High Frequency Pulse Detonation (HFPD) and the Oxy-Fuel Ionisation (OFI) spray technologies.