Murtuza NAGIEV, USSR Chemical technologist. Engineering; Doctor of Technology Science since 1944; Professor 1945; full member since 1952, V.-President since 1957, Academy Secretary,Department of Chemical Science, Azerbaydzhan Academy of Sciences. Order of Red Banner; Azerbaydzhan Supreme Soviet Presidium's Scroll of Honor; medals. Member, Communist Party, since 1926.
Main work on petroleum chemistry and technology. Developed theory of recirculation processes for determining most profitable methods of comprehensive refining of chemical raw materials. Deputy, Azerbaydzhan Supreme Soviet of 1955 convocation.
1935-1938 research at Azerbaydzhan Oil Industry Research Institute. 1940-1945 instructor, then Professor, Azerbaydzhan Industry Institute. 1945-1956 at Petroleum Institute, Azerbaydzhan Academy of Sciences.
1956-1957 Academy Secretary,Department of Physicotechn. Science, Azerbaydzhan Academy of Sciences.