Azizbekov, Shamil Abduragim oglu

Azizbekov, Shamil Abduragim oglu

AZIZBEKOV, Shamil Abduragim oglu (RU: Азизбеков, Шамиль Абдурагим оAzizbekov, Shamil Abduragim ogluглы) is the soviet geologist, the academician of the Academy of Sciences of the Azerbaijan SSR (since 1945). He is the member of the CPSU since 1942. After graduating in 1930 from the Azerbaijan oil institute (now AzINEFTEHIM, named after M.Azizbekov), he worked in the Azerbaijan branch of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (in 1941-44, he was the deputy chairman of the Azerbaijan branch); in 1944-45, he was the deputy secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Azerbaijan on the oil topics. Since 1945 (with a break), he worked in the Academy of Sciences of the Azerbaijan SSR; in 1945-47, he was the vice president and the chairman of the Department of the geological-chemical sciences and oil; in 1959-76, he was the academician-secretary of the Department of the sciences about the Earth; at the same time (1947-76), he was the chief of the laboratory in the Institute of geology of the Academy of Sciences of the Azerbaijan SSR.

Azizbekov studied the geology, magmatism and metallogeny of the Caucasus, the conditions of the formation, and the patterns of the placement of the deposits of the minerals. Azizbekov is the author of the geological, tectonic, neotectonic, and other maps of Azerbaijan, one of the authors of the monograph "the Geology of Azerbaijan" (1952-61).