Dr. Valeriy Maisotsenko obtained a Graduate Engineering Degree (equivalent to a masters degree) from the Odessa Institute of Refrigeration Engineering in 1963; a candidate of science degree in technology (equivalent to a Ph.D.) from the Odessa Institute of Refrigeration Engineering in 1970; and a doctor of science degree in technology (equivalent to a U.S. post-doctorate degree) from the Moscow Civil Engineering Institute in 1988.
Dr. Maisotsenko is the former director of the Thermal Physics Research Laboratory in Odessa, Ukraine. While in this capacity, he was recognized by the Communist government of the former Soviet Union as one of 11 top inventors in the USSR. This was the first time the Soviet Government ever publicly recognized any of its scientists. Dr. Maisotsenko's efforts rewarded him with more than 125 heat-transfer and thermodynamics patents.
In 1992, Dr. Maisotsenko immigrated to the United States of America and became a U.S. citizen in 1999.
Dr. Maisotsenko is a co-founder of Idalex Technologies in Arvada, Colorado. As Idalex's chief scientist, he has co-authored 12 patents for this research and development company. He also is the co-founder of Colorado LLC, a company that is using the Maisotsenko Cooling Cycle to provide affordable cooling to the world.