in 1971 graduated from Geophysical Institute of Leningrad Mining Institute, major: Mining Geophysical Engineer, since 1990 – Candidate of geological-mineralogical sciences. Work experience in the energy industry of USSR and Tajikistan – 34 years. He has taken part in surveys of power lines, substations, small scale power plants in various regions of USSR: Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Kazakstan, Russian Federation. From 2000 to 2008, he was Director of Tajik Research Department of Energy of Barqi Tojik Open Joint-Stock Holding Company. Awarded for excellence in Barqi Tojik. Since 2005 – Secretary of Tajik National Committee of the International Commission on Large Dams, associate member of the Engineering Academy of the Republic of Tajikistan. Author of 80+ publications in academic periodicals, materials of international conferences and international forums, as well as in newspapers of Tajikistan and Russian Federation covering the issues of application of geophysical and engineering-geological methods of improving safety of power networks, water and hydraulic facilities, practical application of international water law.