President of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, a reformer of science and education, a prominent public figure, a prominent geologist, academician Akif Alizadeh celebrates his 85th on February 25, 2019.
The scientist has made significant contributions to the geological science of Azerbaijan. His research on stratigraphy and paleontology of chalk is of great importance for world science as a whole.
A. Alizadeh has been leading the Institute of Geology of ANAS for a long time. Under his leadership, this institution has gained great authority, gained significant scientific achievements, provided unprecedented services for the development of the mining industry, the oil and gas sector in Azerbaijan.
Due to the high organizational skills and innovative thinking of the academician, in line with the interests of the Azerbaijani state and with modern international challenges, attention was paid to new scientific directions, multidisciplinary research, improvement of the social situation of scientists and specialists, modernization of material and technical base, formation of electronic science were conducted.
Acad. Akif Alizadeh has been awarded the State Prize of the Republic, Honored Worker of Science, the orders “Shohrat”, “Sharaf”, “Istiglal”, the Medal “Knight of Science and Art”, etc.for the great merits of in the development of geological science.
We congratulate outstanding scientist, a person with high intelligence, culture, who made a significant contribution to science on 85th jubilee, wish him good health and success in his life!
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