Viktor Khain#


Viktor Khain
Sadly, this member passed away.
Email:khain 'at' ilran.ru
Membership Number:1559
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:RUSSIA
Section:EARTH & COSMIC SCIENCES
Username:vkhain
Elected:1994



Viktor Khain passed away on December 24, 2009.

Positions Held
  • Aademician on geotectonics and geophysics of USSR Academy of Sciences, Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Professorship in the oil and gas geology department at the Institute of Geology of the Azerbaijan Academy of Sciences
  • Head of the regional geology department at the Institute of Geology of the Azerbaijan Academy of Sciences

Fields of Scholarship
  • Geology
  • Geophysicist
  • Seismic and volcanic activity cycles

Honours and Awards
  • USSR State Prize (1987)
  • Gustav-Steinmann-Medal of the German Geological Society (1991)
  • Alexander Karpinsky gold medal (1992)
  • Lomonosov prize (1993) for “Global tectonics of Earth” series
  • State Prize of the Russian Federation (1995) for a number of fundamental scientific works
  • Honorary president of World Organization for Scientific Cooperation|WOSCO (World Organization for Scientific Cooperation)
  • Honorary Professor of the Lomonosov Moscow State University, Dynamic Geology department
  • Honorary President of the International Academy of Science, Munich


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