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Academician Arif Pashayev re-elected VP of Int’l Academy of Engineering

29 April 2016 14:41 (UTC+04:00)
Academician Arif Pashayev re-elected VP of Int’l Academy of Engineering

By Laman Ismayilova

Azerbaijani scientist, doctor of physical and mathematical sciences, rector of the National Aviation Academy, President of Azerbaijan Engineering Academy, academician Arif Pashayev has been re-elected Vice-President of the International Academy of Engineering as it held a general meeting on the results of its activities in 2011-2015.

The meeting brought together some 623 members of the Academy from 12 countries, Azertac reports.

President of the International Engineering Academy, academician Boris Gusev delivered a speech at the meeting.

The participants were handed Arif Pashayev's article headlined "Focusing on practice questions", which was highly appreciated.

Vice-President of Azerbaijan Engineering Academy, academician Ahad Janahmadov was elected chairperson of the meeting.

He briefed the participants on the results of the Academy's activities in 2011-2015. The meeting then featured the election of the president, vice-president, new full and associate members of the Academy.

Academician Boris Gusev was re-elected president of the Academy.

Three Azerbaijani scientists were elected full and associate members of the International Engineering Academy.

Azerbaijan Academy of Engineering, with its great scientific potential, was active enough in many areas of engineering participating in many giant and small projects with its important discoveries.

The Engineering Academy has had big contribution in transport projects such as TANAP, connecting South Caucasus Pipeline in Azerbaijan with multiple pipelines in the European Union and Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway project, which aims to become a major connector for Eurasia.

The academy’s scientists and engineers have also succeeded in petrochemical technologies, developing corrosion inhibitors to protect metal in layer waters of oil wells containing hydrogen sulfide and carbon dioxide.

The academy cooperates with many foreign engineering academies including Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Slovenia and Kazakhstan, and is a member of the Federation of Engineering Institutions of Islamic Countries.

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