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Elguja Medzmariashvili, American civil engineer, researcher, doctor technical science, doctor military science, major general. Member Parliament of Goergia, Tbilisi, 1999—2004; chairman trade union joint committee Georgian Polytech. Institute, 1975—1979; Member of Georgian Military Industrial Engineering Academy, International Eurasian Academy of Sciences, Georgian National Academy of Sciences.


Medzmariashvili, Elguja was born on August 17, 1946 in Batumi, Georgia, United States. Son of Victor Medzmariashvili and Alexandra Giorgadze.


Master of Civil Engineering, Georgian Polytech. Institute, 1969; Doctor of Science, Georgian Polytech. Institute, 1973.


Assistant professor, chair metal constrns. Georgian Polytech. Institute, Tbilisi, Georgia, 1973—1985. Chief special design branch Education and Science Ministry of Georgia, 1979—1986.

Professor, head engineering constrns. Georgian Technology University, 1985—1995, professor, head military engineering equipment, special structures chair, 1995—1999. General director, designer Georgian Institute Space Constrns., 1986—2006.

Defense minister advisor Defense Ministry of Georgia, 1999—2002. President, science supervisor Military-Engineering Academy General Headquarters, Armed Forces of Georgia, 2000—2006. Chairman science council, science supervisor Institute Structures, Special Systems and Engineering Support, Georgian Technology University, since 2006.

Chairman council young scientists Georgian Polytech. Institute, Tbilisi, 1977—1979. Vice president Georgian Polytech.

Intellect, Tbilisi, 1996—1999. Chief designer Energia-GPI-Space, Tbilisi, Moscow, 1998—1999. Major general Georgian Army Special Corps.

Engineers, since 1985.


  • Achievements include patents in field. Creation of theoretical foundations of transformable engineer structures. Creation of space and ground based engineer complexes, systems for detection, tracing and targeted guidance towards destruction of ballistic rockets and other objects.

    Creation of military engineering equipment and fast erectable bridges according to state assignments and orders from European companies. Creation and successful testing of first Georgian space object-a large scale deployable reflector aboard the MIR orbital station.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Transformable Systems, 1999, Transformable Structures in Space and on the Ground, 1995, Fundamental Principles of Military Engineering Support of Georgia, 2002, The Military Engineering Strategy of Georgia, 2005, Fundamentals of Georgian Military Engineering Doctrine, 2006. Editor: Special General Course on Civil Engineering Art, 2000. Contributor scientific papers.


Member Parliament of Goergia, Tbilisi, 1999—2004. Chairman trade union joint committee Georgian Polytech. Institute, 1975—1979.

Member of Georgian Military Industrial Engineering Academy, International Eurasian Academy of Sciences, Georgian National Academy of Sciences.


  • Other Interests

    Wine making, movies.


Married Manana Tkeshelashvili, November 19, 1984. Children: Marina, Victor, Giorgi, Nikoloz.

Victor Medzmariashvili

Alexandra Giorgadze

Manana Tkeshelashvili

Marina Medzmariashvili

Victor Medzmariashvili

Giorgi Medzmariashvili

Nikoloz Medzmariashvili