Midhat Abbasov - prominent Azerbaijani scientist in field of theory and practice of development of oil and gas fields

Baku, June 8, AZERTAC

Midhat Teymur oglu Abbasov – Soviet and Azerbaijani scientist, academician of the Azerbaijan Academy of Sciences, Corresponding Member of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor - was born on July 31, 1926, in Baku. In 1943, he graduated from the secondary school and entered the Azerbaijan Industrial Institute. At the same time, Midhat was working in "Karadagneft" trust of "Azneft" association. In 1949, after graduating from the institute, he entered the post-graduate course of the Azerbaijan Industrial Institute. From May 1951 to August 1958, he worked in the Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan in the following positions: junior research fellow, deputy chief of scientific research. From 1960, he worked as a laboratory chief at the Scientific Research Institute of Oil and Gas Field Problems, Deputy Director for Scientific Affairs, and from 1971, he served as a Director. In 1990, Abbasov was elected vice-president of the Azerbaijan Academy of Sciences. Midhat Abbasov is the author of over 660 scientific articles and 16 monographs, 43 author's certificates and 6 patents. He supervised 21 PhDs and 40 doctor of sciences. Midhat Abbasov was a member of a number of scientific and technical societies. He was elected deputy to the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, awarded with orders and medals. In 1991, Abbasov was a member of the Presidential Council of the Republic of Azerbaijan, in 1991-1992, was a State Secretary of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Abbasov served as a vice-president of the ANAS until 1997, and worked at the Institute of Geology of the ANAS until the end of his life. Midhat Abbasov died on April 23, 2012.

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