Efim Litovsky attended the Institute of Precise Mechanics and Optics in Leningrad, USSR where he earned his Ph. D. in Thermal Physics Mechanical Engineering. Litovsky later went on to obtain his Doctor of Science in Thermal Physics at the National Academy of Sciences, Institute of High Temperatures, in Moscow, USSR. As of 2021, Litovsky continues his work in thermal conductivity as a Senior Research Scientist where he is the Head of the Thermophysical Division at ITL. Inc., in Markham, Ontario, Canada. Efim Litovsky has been a part of roughly 200 scientific publications including 3 theses, 5 books of reference data, 8 National and International Standards on Test Methods, including ASTM E2584-20.