Academician S. O. Odinayev 

         From 1999 to 2001 the Institute was headed by the Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Professor, Academician Saidmuhamad Odinaevich Odinayev – internationally recognized scholar in the field of molecular-kinetic theory of liquids. He developed the theory of structural relaxation in classical fluids and its application in the study of electrolytes, ferrofluids, and other types of classical fluids. Academician S. O. Odinayev contributed greatly to the training of scientific personnel of the Republic of Tajikistan; under his leadership a number of D.Sc. and Ph.D. theses has been defended. S. O. Odinayev contributed greatly to the development of higher education of Tajikistan, subsequently leading Tajik Technical University named after Academician M.S. Asimov and the Tajik National University - the main source of manpower in the Republic in the field of Science, Technology and Engineering. Through his work the relations of the Institute with higher education institutions of the republic have greatly enhanced, there has been a positive trend in the inflow of young specialists in academia. As Vice President of the Academy of Sciences, Academician S. O. Odinayev conducts a great job of organizing the implementation of science and technology in the industry of Dushanbe city, showing great concern for the vital needs of the institutions of the Department of Physics and Mathematics, Chemical, Geological and Technical Sciences.