ANAS and Russian Geological Survey University signed a cooperation agreement
Presidium of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences held a meeting with the rector of the Russian Geological Survey University after Sergo Orjenikidze, Professor Vadim Kosyanov and the pro-rector of this university, Professor Vagif Kerimov.
Having told the guests about the temple of science he directed, the president of ANAS, academician Akif Alizadeh said that, the organization's employees are conducting research in the priority areas of science development, during which important results are achieved. He also added that ANAS is forging links with reputable international scientific organizations.
Noting that, in recent years the Academy has been carrying out complex measures in the field of integration of science and education, the scientist reported that for the first time in the history of ANAS since 2015 admission to the Master's program of the Academy has been held; the main goal of this event is to attract young people to the scientific environment and increase their scientific thinking.
Speaking about the High Technologies Park of ANAS, Academician Akif Alizadeh invited guests to get acquainted with the pilot projects that are being implemented in this institution. He also talked about the achievements of the Academy in the field of geology, seismology, hydrogeology, petrochemistry, chemical technologies.
The head of ANAS put forward a proposal to create, jointly with the Russian State Geological Prospecting University, a Faculty of Geology in the Baku branch of the Moscow State University named after M.V.Lomonosov.
Then, Professor Vadim Kosyanov spoke on the organization he represents. Informing that the university has been functioning since 1918, he talking on the university’s fields of activity, laboratories, the educational process and the research carried out here. The scientist stressed the need to conduct joint research with ANAS in the field of oil and gas exploration, geology, etc., as well as the exchange of personnel and experience.
V.Kosyanov noted that, for many years in the university he headed he has been training professional personnel, students from different countries of the world are studying here. The rector invited the delegation of ANAS, headed by Academician Akif Alizadeh, to take part in the anniversary meeting, which will be held in Moscow on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the university. He also proposed holding in 2019 a joint summit of the two countries in the field of science and education.
Then, a cooperation agreement was signed between the two organizations. The agreement reflects such issues as the expansion of ties in science, education and innovation, the organization of joint conferences and symposia, the publication of articles, and the conduct of joint research in relevant fields of science.
Academician Akif Alizadeh expressed his confidence that the signed cooperation agreement will have a positive impact on the activities of scientific organizations of both countries.
The meeting was also attended by the Vice-President of ANAS, academician Ibrahim Guliyev and head of the Office of International Relations of the Presidium of ANAS, PhD in Biology Esmira Alirzayeva.
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