Council of the Young Scientists

According to the Regulations on the Council of Young Scientists and Specialists of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS), the Council of Young Scientists and Specialists of acad.A.Guliyev Institute of Chemistry of Additives was established in December 2012. The main goal of the Council is rising the level of scientific potential of young people, stimulation of their initiative and activity, creation of conditions for their receiving information on the latest scientific achievements in the country and abroad.

To realize these goals the Council:

  • regularly conducts events and presents its proposals in this direction to the Council of Young Scientists and Specialists of ANAS;
  • conducts  intellectual projects, encouraging scientific and individual competitions connected with youth;
  • makes proposals on realization of existing legislative acts, international legal norms, state programs in the direction of improving the creative environment of talented youth;
  • provides methodological and informational support to young people;
  • ensures the dissemination of scientific innovations achieved by young researchers, on television and in the press;
  • ensures the dissemination of scientific innovations achieved by young researchers, on television and in the press;
  • for financing projects and programs, applying inventions and innovation, raises the issue before the Council of Young Scientists and Specialists of ANAS;
  • organizes trainings, round tables, conferences, seminars, discussions and exhibitions to help young people;
  • conducts educational activities in connection with the protection of copyright on the works of young researchers;
  • helps young people in the direction of international scientific cooperation.

Organizational Structure and Administration of the Council  

The Council was elected at the broad Academic Council and the General Meeting of Young Scientists and Specialists of the Institute of Chemistry of Additives of ANAS. The number of members of the Council was determined in accordance with the young people working in the organization at the general meeting. The Council includes 35 young scientists, doctorators, dissertators and masters up to the age of 40, working at the Institute of Chemistry of Additives.

The Council consists of the chairman, deputy chairman, executive secretary and other members. The chairman, deputy chairman and executive secretary of the council are elected by vote for a five-year term.

Board of the Council of Young Scientists and Specialists of the Institute of Chemistry of Additives

  • Chairman –Afsun Razzaq oglu Sujayev
  • Vice-chairman –Sabiya Farhad gizi Osmanova
  • Secretary–Xadija Hamlet gizi Mammadyarova

Members:

  • Sevinj Safalyat gizi Gojayeva
  • Nazar Mohubbat oglu Nazarov
  • Lala Rafig gizi Mahmudova
  • Konul Ramiz gizi Kahramanova
  • Gunay Garay gizi Ismayilova
  • Gunel Melik gizi Maharramova
  • Sevinj Aligismat gizi Hasanli

Chairman of the Council, PhD in Chemistry Afsun Gojayev was born in 1979 in the village of Zuvyuj, Lerik region. In 2001 he graduated from Ganja State University with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and biology, in 2003 he graduated from the University Magistrate with a diploma with distinction. In 2003-2007 he studied at the Doctorate of acad.A.Guliyev Institute of Chemistry of Additives of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences. He defended his thesis on “Synthesis and transformation of mono-, di-(2-hydroxypropyl)amines and their thiourea derivatives” in the specialty “Organic Chemistry”, was awarded the  degree.

Currently, he is at the stage of completing his dissertation on the preparation of a science doctor.

He is the author of 2 inventions and 45 scientific works, over 100 journalistic articles.

In 2012 he was elected the chairman of the Council of Young Scientists and Specialists of acad.A.Guliyev Institute of Chemistry of Additives of ANAS.

The Council Activity

The Council of Young Scientists and Specialists of acad.A.Guliyev Institute of Chemistry of Additives of ANAS is one of the councils of ANAS, distinguished by its activity. This body, which coordinates the activities of about 50 young specialists working at the Institute, differs not only by public but also by scientific activities.

The most successful project implemented by the Council is the organization of scientific competitions in order to attract young specialists to science.

Individual and incentive competitions for young scientists in the Academy were held for the first time by the Council of Young Scientists and Specialists of the Institute of Chemistry of Additives. Competitions for young people such as “Academician A.Guliyev Prize”, “Best Scientific Paper”, “Best Report” and “Young Specialist of the Year” dedicated to the birthday of the nationwide leader H.Aliyev have been already held for 3 years. Even Councils of Young Scientists and Specialists of other institutes of the Academy apply this positive experience in their activities.

In order to attract students and masters to science the “Open Doors” days are systematically organized for them. Until now, there has been provided a short-term practice for pupils of the lyceums of Kaspi, the Caucasus, as well as students and masters of the Baku State University, Azerbaijan State Pedagogical University, Sumgait State University, Ganja State University. At the same time, conditions have been created for carrying out by the masters the experimental part of their course and diploma work in the laboratories of the ICA.

The Council of Young Scientists and Specialists of acad.A.Guliyev Institute of Chemistry of Additives of ANAS establishes international relations to ensure the possibility of young specialists to practice at leading foreign scientific centers, as well as their participation in international conferences and symposia. So far, 5 young professionals (PhD in chemistry Afsun Sujayev and Emin Garibov, as well as Sabiya Osmanova, Kamran Hajiyev, Mansura Huseynova) have had a short-term practice in Turkey and Germany. 2 specialists (Khadija Mammadyarova, Sabiya Osmanova)have  made presentations at international conferences organized in Athens, Moscow, St. Petersburg and Minsk.

3 young specialists who are members of the Council of Young Scientists and Specialists are conducting joint research with scientists from Italy, Turkey and Saudi Arabia. The scientific results achieved by them in a short period of time were reflected in 1 monograph published in Germany, in 5 high impact factor journals of the USA and Great Britain, in the materials of 10 conferences.

The young specialists of the Institute, taking an active part in the implementation of international and local grant projects, contribute to the Azerbaijani science. To date, they have been winners of grant competitions held by the Science Development Foundation under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the SOCAR Science Foundation

Members of the Council of Young Scientists and Specialists of the ICA take an active part in the organization of important international and republican conferences, science festivals, exhibitions held at the Academy.

As a result of this activity, the Council of Young Scientists and Specialists of the ICA became one of three Councils of Young Scientists and Specialists of institutes, invited as ANAS representatives for participation in the annual meeting of the Council of Young Scientists of the CIS, held in October 2015 in Moscow.

It should be noted that all these achievements are vivid examples of attention and care given by the leadership of ANAS and the institute to the young people.