Youris Zhagars


This lecture will explore the future of energy from the perspective of physics.


Dr. hab. phys. Yuris Zhagars (Latvia). Born February 9, 1949, Riga, Latvia.
In 1973 graduated with distinction from Moscow State University (Faculty of Physics,  Departament of Astronomy). Currently an associate professor of Ventspils University College and also associate professor of Department of Physics, University of Latvia; director of Ventspils International Radio Astronomy center (VIRAC); Sc. secretary of VIRAC's International Scientific Advisory Council (SAC). Scientific interests include: Dynamics of Earth's Satellites as well as Geophysics, physics of planets. Current research interests: investigations of the geoids; applications of the GPS measurements for geophysics and engineering sciences; visible motion of the Earth's Satellites; theory of Chaos. A Latvian Delegate in several international organizations associated with space research. Author of countless scientific publications.