Evgenij Koptyaev was born in Russia, in 1979. He received the Engineering degree diploma in electrical power and automation systems, in 2002. He graduated from military course and is Naval Lieutenant specialized in "Maintenance and repair of nuclear power reactors". From 2009 to 2013, he completed a PhD degree in "Electrical complexes and systems". From 2016 to 2020, he worked as the technical leader of nuclear submarines “Yasen” and “Borey-BA” projects. His research interests are related to power electrical engineering, rectifiers, inverters, permanent magnet generators and automation.