Scientific Board

Scientific Board

Chairman
Levan Japaridze
Head of Department, Head of Laboratory, Chief Researcher
SCIENTIFIC DEGREE (RANK):

Doctor of Technical Sciences

SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS:
  • Problems of strength, deformation and disruption of a solid under the impact of static, rheological and dynamic impacts;

  • Theory and calculation of mining, transport, hydrotechnical and other buildings and structures;

  • Physical and technological problems of mining of hard mineral resources

Vice Chairman
Sergo Khomeriki
Head of the Department, Head of the Laboratory, Chief Researcher
SCIENTIFIC DEGREE (RANK):

Candidate of Technical Sciences

SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS:
  • Mining;
  • Blasting technologies;
  • Modern technologies for facing stone mining;
  • Conditions of sustainability of engineering structures;
  • Study of seismic effects of explosive works and elaboration of its controlling means;
  • Explosion of explosive substances and explosive means;
  • Development of new explosives;
  • Computer programming for drilling and blasting operations
Members
Nino Shekriladze
Head of the Department
SCIENTIFIC DEGREE (RANK):

PhD

Edgar Mataradze
Head of the Laboratory, Chief Researcher
SCIENTIFIC DEGREE (RANK):

PhD

SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS:
  • Explosion effect and physical security;
  • Dynamic loading on structures;
  • Systems for Protecting tunnels from effect of accidental and terrorist explosions;
  • Improvement of methods for underground mining
Leon Makharadze
Head of the Laboratory, Chief Researcher
SCIENTIFIC DEGREE (RANK):

1968 –  Candidate of Technical Sciences
1985 –  Doctor of Technical Sciences

SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS:
  • Mining Electromechanics;
  • Aerohydromechanics;
  • Aerohydrodynamics;
  • Natural energy resources;
  • Main oil- and gas pipelines, their technical diagnostics and reliability;
  • Main and technological pipeline hydrotransport
Giorgi Javakhishvili
Head of the Center, Chief Researcher
SCIENTIFIC DEGREE (RANK):

Academic Doctor

SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS:
  • Ropeway transport;
  • Computer design and analysis of sparse cable-rod structures;
  • Automation and remote control;
  • Alternative energy sources, energy efficiency and possibilities of use
Elguja Chagelishvili
Head of the Laboratory, Chief Researcher
SCIENTIFIC DEGREE (RANK):

1972 - Candidate of Technical Sciences;
1988 - Doctor of Phys.-Math. Sciences

SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS:
  • Hot shock wave treatment of materials: compracting, strengthening, synthesis, consolidation
Nika Bochorishvili
Head of Laboratory
SCIENTIFIC DEGREE (RANK):

Doctor

Giorgi Baliashvili
Head of the Department, Chief Researcher
SCIENTIFIC DEGREE (RANK):

Candidate of Technical Sciences (1984)

SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS:
  • Study of the properties of rocks and building materials (concrete), quality control and warrant
Secretary
Asmat Shekiladze
Researcher
SCIENTIFIC DEGREE (RANK):

Acad. Doctor