Jacob Bogatin, born as Yakov Gershevich Bogatin on August, 13th in 1947. He attended Saratov’s elementary and middle schools. Then he continued his education in Saratov’s Mathematical School. Being in the 9th grade Jacob started a pilot and sky jumping program in Gagarin Aviation School. In 1965 after graduation from high school the young man applied to Cinematography College in Moscow but it was unsuccessful. Later he was accepted in Saratov State University and graduated with physics degree in 1970.
Immediately afterwards Jacob took a junior research post at Saratov State University and got a PhD in Physics. Since then he had established the largest magnetic laboratory in Volga region and equipped it with modern scientific machinery such as: Jeol and Comeca Micro analyzer, Magnetic Spectra analyzer and 500 thousand magnification Electronic microscopes. In 1971 he got married. From 1973 till 1985 the professor published over 100 articles about permanent magnets. In 1978 young fellow invented the powerful ND-Fe-B permanent magnets which are used in electronics, cars and jets nowadays. In 1977 Jacob received a full professorship in physics. Under his leadership many undergraduate students got their PhD’s and became scientists. His relationship with Russian government started worsening right after his mother and sister immigrated to Israel. In 1985 young professor applied for an immigration visa which was denied twice. In 1987 the man finally granted a permission to leave Russia and immigrate to the United States. His family was given 10 days to leave Russia.
In 1987 Bogatin emigrated to the USA and joined the Airspace Company in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania. From 1987 to 1988 he had been a manager of magnetic department and built a research center with magnetic laboratory. In 1989 he invented the first Uranium Rare-Earth Metal Magnet along with the Aquanides Magnet.
During 1988-1993 the scientist lectured at UPEN for an undergraduate program.
His children graduated in 1992 and 1998 from UPEN and Haneman University, they got married later on. His daughter has two children, his son has one child.
In 1993 the scholar organized a Magnetic Company to manufacture magnets.
In 1998 Jacob started a green field operation for his daughter and his son-in-law. Moreover, in 2000 he built a 3500 feet medical center with a doctor’s office, radiology and physical therapy departments.
In 2002 he made a decision to issue the first glossy monthly publication for the Russian community in the USA and Canada called The Health Magazine. Five years later the magazine became the only successful periodical with a circulation of over 50,000 copies per month.
In 2002 the scientist was hired by a group of private investors to build a 22000 square feet diagnostic center. In 2003 Radiology department with 25 employees opened its doors to give community an access for the newest technology: Siemens 1.5 tesla short board MRI, 64 slices CT Scan, Dual head Nuclear medicine and many more.
In 2003 the professor opened a Sleep Disorder Center for patients with sleep disorders.
In 2004 Jacob completed a radiation oncology department with a revolutionary IMRT treatment.
In 2005 he opened a cardiovascular department offering revolutionary CTA of heart scan.
In August 2007 the professor celebrated his 60 birthday. His friends prepared him many fascinating presents, but the real star called “Jacob Bogatin” touched his heart most of all.
In October 2007 Jacob Bogatin decided to become a private pilot. At the moment he is attending Hartman Aviation School and has 120 hours of flight time. With an unbelievable energy the scientist wants to prepare himself for a space mission.
Where does this man gain his energy from? He has always been surrounded by young energetic people who always follow him in his ventures. Furthermore, he has a “Jewish lucky umbrella” with him from his Rabbi Grandfather who was annihilated during the Stalin’s régime in September 1937. The professor enjoys life and wants to spend every moment of it improving himself. He never stops combating his bad habits. His favorite expression is: “Goal is achievable with or without luck!!”