AFFILIATION


A. Razmadze Mathematical Institute
I. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University
6, Tamarashvili St.
0177 Tbilisi
GEORGIA
Tel.: +995 99 234678 (mobile)
+995 32 230847 (home)
e-mail: kig@rmi.ge


PERSONAL DATA

Birthdate: January 12, 1937
Birthplace: Village Khidistavi, Georgia
Marital status: Married, have two children
Nationality: Georgian


EDUCATION AND SCIENTIFIC DEGREES

1944-1955 Pupil of Khidistavi Secondary School (graduated in 1955 with a gold medal)
1955-1960 Student of Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics
June, 1960 Diploma in Mathematics (with honour), Tbilisi State University
1960-1963 Post-graduate student of Tbilisi State University
June, 1963 Ph. D. in Mathematics, Tbilisi State University
June, 1968 Certificate of Docent (Supreme Certification Commission under the USSR Higher Education Ministry)
September, 1972 Dr. Sci. (Phys. & Math.), Tbilisi State University
June, 1976 Certificate of Professor (Supreme Certification Commission under the USSR Council of Ministers)
November 7, 2016 Doctoris Honoris Causa, Universitatis Kyjoviensis Taras Shevchenko Accordat
June, 2017 Honorary Doctor of Odessa I.I. Mechnokov National University


POSITIONS HELD AND ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

1963 - 1966 Lecturer at the Chair of Differential and Integral Equations of Tbilisi State University
1966 - 1973 Senior researcher of I. Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics at Tbilisi State University and Docent of the Chair of Differential and Integral Equations of Tbilisi State University
1973 - 1989 Head of the Department of Ordinary Differential Equations of I. Vekua Institute of Applied Mathematics at Tbilisi State University
1973 - July, 2005 Full Professor of Tbilisi State University
September, 2005 - June, 2006 Visiting Professor of Tbilisi State University
1989 - May, 2006 Director of A. Razmadze Mathematical Institute of Georgian Academy of Sciences
2001 - up to now Chief Researcher of A. Razmadze Mathematical Institute and Head of Department of Differential Equations


RESEARCH INTERESTS

Differential equations (boundary value problems, qualitative theory of nonautonomous differential equations, oscillation theory)

 

MEMBERSHIP IN SCIENTIFIC ACADEMIES AND COUNCILS

1979-1993 Corresponding Member of the Georgian Academy of Sciences
1993-up to now Full Member (Academician) of the Georgian Academy of Sciences
June 1999-June 2002 Member of the INTAS Council of Scientists
2004-2015 Member of the International Advisory Board (IAB) of the Mathematical Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic


EDITORIAL ACTIVITIES

1976-1993 Member of Editorial Board of the journal "Differentsial'nye Uravneniya"
1993-2002 Member of Editorial Board of the journal "Archivum Mathematicum" (Brno)
1994-up to now Member of Editorial Board of the journal "Fasciculi Mathematici"
1994-up to now Member of Editorial Board of the journal "Functional Differential Equations"
1994-up to now Editor-in-Chief of the "Georgian Mathematical Journal"
1994-up to now Editor-in-Chief of the journal "Memoirs on Differential Equations and Mathematical Physics"
1998-2016 Associate Editor of the Electronic Journal "Qualitative Theory of Differential Equations"
2004-up to now Member of Editorial Board of the journal "Nonlinear Oscillations"
2004-up to now Associate Editor of the journal "Boundary Value Problems"

 

FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS

  • Fellowship of Development Fund of Czech Universities - Masaryk University (Brno), October 1994-March 1995
  • Soros Professor's Grant - 1995-1999
  • Fellowship of Development Fund of Czech Universities - Masaryk University (Brno), November 1996-January 1997
  • NATO Research Fellowship - University of Ioannina, November 1997-December 1997
  • INTAS Grant # 96-1060, August 1997-August 1999
  • Research Grant of the Greek Ministry of Development in the framework of Bilateral S&T Cooperation between the Hellenic Republic and the Republic of Georgia, 2001
  • INTAS Grant # 00136, August 2001-August 2003
  • CRDF-GEORGIA Grant # 3318, March 2003-October 2004
  • INTAS Grant # 03-51-5007 - 2004-2007
  • Grant of the Georgian National Science Foundation # GNSF/ST06/3-002 - 2006-2008
  • Grant of the Georgian National Science Foundation # GNSF/ST09_175_3-101 - 2010-2012
  • Grant of the Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation # FR/317/5-101/12 – 2013-2016

     

    PRIZES AND AWARDS

  • A. Razmadze prize of the Georgian Academy of Sciences, 1976
  • Silver medal of Purkyne University (Brno), 1978
  • I. Javakhishvili medal of Tbilisi State University, 1987
  • Gold medal of Faculty of Sciences of Purkyne University (Brno), 1988
  • Medal of the Union of Czechoslovak Mathematicians and Physicists, 1990
  • Order of Georgia - "Order of Honour", 1997
  • B. Bolzano Honorary Medal of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, 2006

    PARTICIPATION IN CONFERENCES AND OTHER SCIENTIFIC FORUMS

  • Equadiff 2 – Czechoslovak Conference on Differential Equations and Their Applications (Bra­tislava, Slovakia, 1966).
  • Fourth International Conference on Nonlinear Oscillations (Prague, Czech Republic, 1967).
  • Fifth International Conference on Nonlinear Oscillations (Kiev, Ukraine, 1969).
  • Second All-Union Conference on the Qualitative Theory of Differential Equations (Ryazan, Rus­sia, 1970).
  • Third Belarussian Mathematical Conference (Minsk, Belarus, 1971).
  • Third All-Union Conference on the Qualitative Theory of Differential Equations (Samarkand, Uzbekistan, 1973).
  • Difford 74 – Summer School on Ordinary Differential Equations (Stara Lesna, Slovakia, 1974) – invited lecturer.
  • Fourth All-Union Conference on the Qualitative Theory of Differential Equations (Ryazan, Russia, 1976) – invited lecturer.
  • Equadiff 4 – Czechoslovak Conference on Differential Equations and Their Applications (Prague, Czech Republic, 1977) – invited lecturer.
  • Eighth Scientific Conference of Mathematicians of Georgia (Kutaisi, Georgia, 1979) – invited lecturer.
  • Colloquium on the Qualitative Theory of Differential Equations (Szeged, Hungary, 1979) –invited lecturer.
  • Equadiff 5 – Czechoslovak Conference on Differential Equations and Their Applications (Bratislava, Slovakia, 1981) – invited lecturer.
  • Ninth International Conference on Nonlinear Oscillations (Kiev, Ukraine, 1981) – invited lecturer.
  • All-Union Symposium on Partial Differential Equations (Tbilisi, Georgia, 1982) – invited lecturer.
  • Joint Sessions of the Petrovski Seminar and of the Moscow Mathematical Society (Moscow, Russia, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1994).
  • Sixth All-Union Conference on the Qualitative Theory of Differential Equations (Irkutsk, Rus­sia, 1986) – member of the Organizing Committee and invited lecturer.
  • All-Union Symposium on Current Problems of Mathematical Physics dedicated to the 80th anniversary of Academician I. Vekua (Tbilisi, Georgia, 1987) – deputy-chairman of the Orga­ni­zing Committee and invited lecturer.
  • Equadiff 7 – Czechoslovak Conference on Differential Equations and Their Applications (Pra­gue, Czech Republic, 1989) – invited lecturer.
  • Third Seminar on Differential Equations (Poznan, Poland, 1990) – invited lecturer.
  • Seventh All-Union Conference on the Qualitative Theory of Differential Equations (Riga, Lat­via, 1989) – member of the Organizing Committee and invited lecturer.
  • International Congress of Mathematicians (Kyoto, Japan, 1990).
  • School on Dynamical Systems and Their Applications (Samos, Greece, 1990) – invited lecturer.
  • Belarussian Conference on Ordinary Differential Equations (Minsk, Belarus, 1990) – invited lecturer.
  • International Symposium on continuum Mechanics of Related Problems of Analysis dedicated to the centenary of Academician N. Muskhelishvili (Tbilisi, Georgia, 1991) – chairman of the Organizing Committee.
  • Equadiff 8 – Czechoslovak Conference on Differential Equations and Their Applications (Bra­tislava, Slovakia, 1993) – member of the Scientific Committee.
  • First Congress of Mathematicians of Georgia (Tbilisi, Georgia, 1993) – invited lecturer.
  • Enlarged Seminar on Differential Equations of Masaryk University (Šlapanice, Czech Republic, 1995) – invited lecturer.
  • Belarussian Conference on Ordinary Differential Equations dedicated to the 75th anniversary of Professor Yu. S. Bogdanov (Minsk, Belarus, 1995) – member of the Organizing Committee and invited lecturer.
  • The Second World Congress of Nonlinear Analysis (Athens, Greece, 1996) – invited lecturer.
  • Second European Congress of Mathematicians (Budapest, Hungary, 1996).
  • Fifth Colloquium on the Qualitative Theory of Differential Equations (Szeged, Hungary, 1996) – invited lecturer.
  • DEMPh-97 – International Symposium on Differential Equations and Mathematical Physics dedicated to the 90th birthday anniversary of Academician I. Vekua (Tbilisi, Georgia, 1997) – chairman of the Organizing Committee and invited lecturer.
  • Equadiff 9 – Czechoslovak Conference on Differential Equations and Their Applications (Brno, Czech Republic, 1997) – member of Honorary and Advisory Board and invited lecturer.
  • International Conference “Differential Equations and Related Topics” (Moscow State University, Russia, 1998).
  • Fourth International Conference on Difference Equations and Applications (Poznan, Poland, 1998) – member of the Scientific Committee and invited lecturer.
  • Workshop on Qualitative Theory of Differential Equations (Brno, Czech Republic, 1998) – member of Honorary and Advisory Board and invited lecturer.
  • International Congress of Mathematicians (Berlin, Germany, 1998).
  • DEMPh-98 – Symposium on Differential Equations and Mathematical Physics dedicated to the 95th birthday anniversary of Academician V. Kupradze (Tbilisi, Georgia, 1998) – chairman of the Program Committee and invited lecturer.
  • Borůvka Mathematical Symposium (Brno, Czech Republic, 1999) – member of Honorary and Ad­visory Board and invited lecturer.
  • International Conference on Differential and Functional Differential Equations (Moscow, Russia, 1999) – invited lecturer.
  • International Conference on Functional Differential Equations and Applications (Beer-Sheva, Israel, 2002) – invited lecturer.
  • International Conference on Differential & Difference Equations and Applications (Melbourne, Florida, USA, 2005) – invited lecturer.
  • CDDE-2006 - International Colloquium on Differential and Difference Equations dedicated to Professor Jaroslav Kurzweil on the occasion of his 80th birthday (Brno, Czech Republic, September 5-8, 2006) – invited lecturer.
  • Workshop on Differential Equations “Boundary Value Problems and Related Topics” (Hejnice, Czech Republic, September 16-20, 2007) – invited lecturer. 
  • The Fifth World Congress of Nonlinear Analysts (Orlando, Florida, USA, July 2-9, 2008) - invited lecturer. 
  • International Scientific Conference “Differential Equations and their Applications (Kyiv, Ukraine, June 8-10, 2011) – member of Program Committee and invited lecturer.
  • QUALITDE-2011 – International Workshop on the Qualitative Theory of Differential Equations dedicated to the 70th birthday anniversary of Professor T. Chanturia (Tbilisi, Georgia, November 4-6, 2011) - Chairman  of Program Committee and invited lecturer.
  • Czech-Georgian Workshop on Boundary Value Problems (Brno, Czech Republic, December 5-9, 2011) – invited lecturer.
  • All-Ukrainean conference “Differential Equations and their Role in Applied Mathematics” (Chernovtsy, June 11-13, 2012) – invited lecturer. 
  • International Conference Dedicated to the 70th Anniversary of Birthday of Professor D. I. Martinyk (Kamenets-Podolsk, Ukraine, June 6-8, 2012) – invited lecturer. 
  • QUALITDE-2013 – International Workshop on the Qualitative Theory of Differential Equations dedicated to the 100th birthday anniversary of Professor Levan Magnaradze (Tbilisi, Georgia, December 20-22, 2013) – Chairman  of Program Committee and invited lecturer.
  • QUALITDE-2014 – International Workshop on the Qualitative Theory of Differential Equations (Tbilisi, Georgia, December 18-20, 2014) – Chairman  of Program Committee and invited lecturer.
  • Czech-Georgian Workshop on Boundary Value Problems – WBVP-2014 (Brno, Czech Republic, January 21-24, 2014) – invited lecturer.
  • QUALITDE-2015 – International Workshop on the Qualitative Theory of Differential Equations (Tbilisi, Georgia, December 27-29, 2015) – Chairman  of Program Committee and invited lecturer.
  • Czech-Georgian Workshop on Boundary Value Problems – WBVP-2015 (Brno, Czech Republic, January 26-27, 2015) – invited lecturer.
  • International Mathematical Conference "Sixth Bogdanov reading on ordinary differential equations" (Minsk, Belarus, December 7-10, 2015) – member of Program Committee and invited lecturer.
  • Czech-Georgian Workshop on Boundary Value Problems – WBVP-2016 (Brno, Czech Republic, February 8-11, 2016) – invited lecturer.
  • International Scientific Conference "Differential Equations and Their Applications" dedicated to the 70th anniversary of Academician of NAS of Ukraine Mykola Perestyuk (Uzhhorod, Ukraine, May 19-21, 2016) – member of Program Committee and invited lecturer.
  • International Workshop “Nonlinear Analysis and Nonautonomous Ordinary Differential Equations” (Odessa, Ukraine, June 23-27, 2017) – invited speaker.
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