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HAMLET ISAXANLI (Hamlet Isayev) (Also H. Issakhanly, H. Isakhanly, H. Isakhanli, H.A.Isayev, G.A.Isayev, G.A.Isaev, …due to differences in transliterations)

1954 – 1965: Elementary, secondary and high school: Gold Medal for highest achievement, Republic of Georgia


1965 – 1970: Combined B.S. and M.S. Program in Mathematics, Honors Diploma; Department of Mathematics and Mechanics, Azerbaijan State University, Baku


1970 – 1973: PhD in Mathematics, Institute of Mathematics, Academy of Science of Azerbaijan and Faculty of Mathematics and Mechanics, and Lomonosov Moscow State University


1983: D.S. (Doctor of Science) in Mathematics, Soviet Academy of Science, V.A. Steklov Institute of Mathematics, Moscow Professional experience


1973 – 1988: Senior Scientist, Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics, Azerbaijan Academy of Sciences, Baku


1975 – 1976: Research Fellow, Lomonosov Moscow State University


1976 – 1983: Research articles included into lists of the most outstanding scientific research in the USSR, published annually by the National (Soviet) Academy of Science, Moscow


1994 – London Debret Encyclopedia “Who is Who in the Former Soviet Union”


1979 – 1981: Associate Professor, Azerbaijan State University


1979 – present: Visiting Professor and conference participant at various universities and research centers around the world


1981- 1982: Research Fellow, Soviet Academy of Sciences, V.A. Steklov Institute of Mathematics, Moscow


1988 – 1990: Chairman, Department of Mathematics, Leningrad Institute for Economics and Finance, Baku Campus


1991: Founder, Khazar University, Baku, Azerbaijan


1991 – 2010: President, Khazar University, Baku, Azerbaijan


1991 – present: Organizer of a various international symposium and conferences


1994 – Y. Mamedaliyev Award, in recognition of contributions to science and education, Baku, Azerbaijan


1995: Founder, Khazar University Press


1995 – present: Editor of research periodicals “Khazar Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences” (Former “Journal of Azerbaijani Studies”); Editor of “Khazar View”, a literary and scientific magazine; Founder of “Azerbaijan Archeology” journal. Member of other editorial boards.


1996 – present: Co-Chair, Council of Azerbaijani University Presidents


1997 – present Founder, Khazar University Sport Club, with Football Club in Supreme Division (1999-2004), Basketball Club in Supreme Division (1999 – present), Chess Club (2005), others


1997 – 1999 Board Member, Eurasia Foundation Caucasus, Tbilisi, Georgia


1998 – 2002: Board Member, Open Society Institute (Soros Foundation), Azerbaijan


2000 – 2007: Association of Azerbaijani Football Federations, Executive Committee Member 2001 – Member, International Council for Scientific Development – International Academy of Science


2001 – present: President, Association of Azerbaijani Private Universities


2004 – “Golden Pen” Award, In recognition of contribution to Poetry and Creative Writing, Baku, Azerbaijan


2005 – “Samad Vurghun” Award, in recognition of contributions to Education, Science, Azerbaijani Culture and Literature, Baku, Azerbaijan


2005 – Member, Academy of Pedagogical and Social Sciences, Russia, Moscow


2005: Member, Education Commission under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan


2008 – Honorary Doctor of EuroUniversity, Tallinn, Estonia 2005 – Member, National Education Council under President of Azerbaijan


2008 – First Vice-President, EURAS (Eurasian Universities Union)


2010 – Co-founder and Member, Board of Directors, Karabakh Foundation, USA



2010 – “Jafar Jabbarly” (Cəfər Cabbarlı) Award, in recognition of contribution to publicity of classic and modern Azerbaijani Poetry, to compile a multi voluminous “The Azerbaijani Love Poetry”



2010 – National “Khazar” Award, in recognition of contribution to development of Azerbaijani Education and to founding of the University which meets international standards And various other awards and recognitions.



2010: Chairman, Board of Directors and Trustees, Khazar University Publications


More than 300 published works: research articles in Mathematics, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences; monographs, textbooks and creative writings in Mathematics, Education, Language and Translations Studies, Poetry.Editor of numerous textbooks, books, dictionaries, transactions of conferences, journals.

Languages Azeri (native), English (good), Russian (good), Turkish (good), French (elementary).

Research Interests Mathematics, Education, Literature, History and Culture Studies, Language and Translation Studies. Recognition and awards received



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