December 27, 2019

The famous geologist, deputy director in science of the Institute of geology and geophysics, corresponding member of ANAS Dadash Huseynov celebrates his 60th anniversary.

Dadash Huseynov was born on December 27, 1959 in Baku in an intellectual family. In 1982 D.Huseynov graduated from Azerbaijan State University (now Baku State University) with a degree in geology and engineering.

The scientist worked in the ANAS Institute of Geology and Geophysics of as an engineer (1984-1986), senior engineer (1986-1991), researcher (1991-1993), senior research worker (1993-1996) and leading research worker (1996-2002). Since 2002, H.Dadashev worked as the head of the Geographic Information Systems (CIS). From 2003 to 2010 he worked as head of the Department of GIS analysis of geological and geophysical data. Since 2010, the scientist has headed the Department of basin modeling and geotechnology. Since 2013, he has been working as Deputy Director in science of IGG.

D. Huseynov passed Ph.D. defense on “Geology, prospecting and exploration of oil and gas fields”, Sc.D. defense – on “Hydrocarbon systems of the South-Caspian basin”. In 2017, he was elected ANAS corresponding member by specialty “Oil and gas geology”.

The scientist have developed a number of new research directions in the field of hydrocarbon systems, fluid dynamics, problems of oil-and-gas formation, forecasting and search for oil and gas bearing complexes in the Middle and South Caspian. D. Huseynov was one of the first to introduce modern technologies of digital processing of geological and space data and modeling of 3D basin modeling in IGG.

D. Huseynov is the co-author of more than 140 articles and 5 books. The scientist successfully trains young specialists. Since 2013, he is chair of the Department of oil and gas geology of the Azerbaijan State University of Oil and Industry.

The geologist is a member of the International Association of Sedimentologists, the American Association of Petroleum Geologists and the European Association of Geologists and Engineers. In 2017, by the order of President I. Aliyev, D. Huseynov was awarded the Taraggi medal for his contribution to the development of the oil and gas industry.

Congratulate ANAS corresponding member Dadash Huseynov on his 60th jubilee and wish him good health, success in scientific and pedagogical activity!