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admin | Created: 01 May 2015 | Updated: 22 Feb 2018
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GEOSTRATA, 2015, May/June, 69 

On February 19, 2015, G-I member and president of the Kazakhstan Geotechnical Society, Professor Askar Zhussupbekov, received the title of “Honorary Doctor of the St. Petersburg State Architectural and Civil Engineering University.” Zhussupbekov was awarded this title for his contributions to the development of scientific activity in the field of geotechnics, and for his initiatives in strengthening international scientific relations, especially between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Kazakhstan, two prominent higher-education facilities.

Zhussupbekov has made major contributions to the development of engineering and other scientific activities. He has implemented state-of-the-art developments in a number of unique industrial projects such as the Karachaganak gas condensation field; the Caspian integrated pipeline; the refinery in Karabotane; and the Kashagan offshore oil and gas installations (Caspian Sea, Kazakhstan).