Akhmedsafin, Ufa Mendbaevich


AKHMEDSAFIN, Ufa Mendbaevich (RU: Ахмедсафин, Уфа Мендбаевич) is the Soviet geologist, the academician of the Academy of Sciences of the Kazakh SSR (since the 1954), the Hero of Socialist Labour (1969). He is the member of the CPSU since the 1941. He was the deputy and the member of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Kazakh SSR during the 1955-59. He has graduated from the Central Asian industrial institute (now the Tashkent polytechnic institute named after A.R.Biruni) during the 1935. Since the 1940, he works at the Institute of the geological sciences of the Academy of Sciences of the Kazakh SSR; since the 1965, he is the director of the Institute of hydrogeology and hydrophysics of the Academy of Sciences of the Kazakh SSR.

He has determined the regional regularities of the formation and placement of the resources of the underground waters of the arid regions, has developed the scientific principles of the forecast of their distribution, identification, mapping, and estimation.