Dr. Habibullo I. Abdussamatov
Abdussamatov Habibullo Ismailovich: born October 27, 1940 in Samarkand, Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union (now Uzbekistan). Education: Samarkand State University (1962), faculty of physics and mathematics; graduate courses in Leningrad State University (1965-1967), faculty of mathematics and mechanics; postgraduate course in Pulkovo Observatory (1966-1969). Works in Pulkovo Observatory since 1964: researcher trainee (1964-1966), postgraduate (1966-1969), junior researcher (1969-1982), senior researcher (1982-1999), leading researcher (1999-2004), head of the Space Research Sector (2004-2006), head of the Space Research laboratory (2006-2010). At the present time – head of the Space Research Sector of the Sun at Pulkovo Observatory (since 2010) and the head of the Lunar Optical Observatory project. He is an expert in the area of solar physics and of the solar-terrestrial physics as well as the climate. He is independent scientist on natural climate change issues. He is featured on page 140 of the 2009 U.S. Senate Report of More Than 700 Dissenting Scientists Over Man-Made Global Warming. The European Scientific-Industrial Chamber in 2013 presented him with a gold medal for exceptional achievements (No. 0188). He is the author of some180 scientific publications, including four scientific monographs, and seven scientific patents.
Physics and Mathematics