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petrophysicist , researcher

Gotfrid Novik, Latvian petrophysicist, researcher. Achievements include 25 patents in field of rock physics, chemistry and environmental protection. Research grantee Mining Institute, 1963-1970; recipient Silver medal Exhibn. National Economics, 1963, Bronze, 1983. Member New York Academy of Sciences, Water Environmental Federation.

Background

Novik, Gotfrid was born on September 15, 1935 in Ludza, Latvia. Son of Janis and Malvine (Zvirbule) Novik.

Education

Mining Engineer, Mining Institute, Leningrad, Russia, 1959. Candidate Technology Sciences, Mining Institute, Moscow, 1965. Doctor in Technology Sciences, Mining Institute, Moscow, 1970.

Doctor habilitate in Geology, Latvian University, Riga, 1995.

Career

Mining engineer Cement Combinat, Broceni, Latvia, 1959-1961. Aspirant Mining Institute, Moscow, 1961-1963, lecturer, 1963-1965, professor, 1965-1994. Prorector for teaching & research Rezekne (Latvia) University, 1994—2008, head department national science, since 2008.

Dean faculty Mining Institution, Moscow, 1970-1973, head department chemistry, 1983-1994. Consultant Ministry Higher Education, Moscow, 1976-1992.

Achievements

  • Achievements include 25 patents in field of rock physics, chemistry and environmental protection.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Fundation of Rock Physics, revised editions, 1965, 68, 72, 74, 76, 84, 2010Handbook of Physical Properties, 1975, The Control of Physical Properties of Rocks, 1994, The Physical and Technical Providing of Mining, 1994, 2010. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member New York Academy of Sciences, Water Environmental Federation.

Connections

Married Julia Bombizo, November 6, 1961 (May 18, 1983). 1 child, Edwin; Married Nina Varijchuk, September 23, 1994.

father:
Janis Novik

mother:
Malvine (Zvirbule) Novik

spouse:
Julia Bombizo

spouse:
Nina Varijchuk

child:
Edwin Novik