Place of birth Baku, Azerbaijan Republic 
Date of birth 16 november1939 
Education Azerbaijan Institute of Oil and Chemistry "Geophysical methods of searches and exploration of mineral deposits"  
Scientific degree Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences 
Title Senior Researcher 

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Geophysical methods of searches and exploration of mineral deposits

Investigation of deep faults of the crust of Azerbaijan by geophysical anomalies 

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Geophysics, geophysical methods of searches of minerals

The seismic geodynamics and prognosis of focal zones of earthquakes

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More than 180 scientific publications


More than half  printed abroad


Large quantity published in indexed and refereed journals 
Number of patents and certificates of authorship

There are certificates of authorship (technical character), patents and monographs.

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Basic scientific achievements These achievements clearly set out, both in the abstract of candidate dissertation and doctoral dissertations and presented on the sites. He became by invitation nominee three times at the most distinguished award in the physical and geological sciences, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for a series of works in the field of unconventional oil seismic exploration of seismic risk and dynamic prediction of earthquakes. Name of  O.B. Babazade included in the list of the scientific heritage of UNESCO in the field Physics of the Earth and  earthquake prediction. 
Names of scientific works
  1. Сейсмическая микрорайонирование Апшеронского полуострова. Геоэкология Наука, Москва, 2007,  №2.
  2. Model of seismic microzoning for Absheron peninsula and Baku. 13 WCEE, 2006, CSA Canada. Эта статья зарегистрирована и включена в базу данных Civil Engineering.
Membership with international and foreign scientific organizations

1. The Secretary-General of the National Committee of Azerbaijan Geophysicists.

2. A member of the Asian Seismological Commission IASPEI.

3. A member of the Seismological Society of America.

4. A member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, etc.

5. The President of the Association Centre of Seismology and Physics of the Earth AR.
Pedagogical activity In different years, he taught at Baku State University geophysics and seismology. 
Other activities In  practice of seismological works were introduced developed methods for obtaining and using the hodographs of seismic waves. In practice, it is called "Hodograph Babazade". 
Awards and prizes

During leadership laboratory almost 25 years he had a lot of thanks, he worked in Japan, University of Tokyo, and half a year in Italy, as well as in China to study earthquakes. Within the framework of the Organization United Nations by emergency management in the Transcaucasian states, he was awarded international certificate of emergency management, Hungary and a gold medal, which was marked performed works and reports of Babazade; he was awarded International Certificate of Director of the National data center CTBTO, Vienna, Austria.

Main place of work and its address Institute of Geology and Geophysics, NASA, Baku city, H. Javid avenue 119

Chief scientific researcher

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