Director: Tofig Sadig Mammadov, Doctor of Biological Sciences, professor, correspondent member of ANAS, Deputy Chairman Department of Biological and Medical Sciences of ANAS

Tofig Mammadov was born on 10 February in 1957 in the Dirnis village of Ordubad region Nakhchivan AR. In 1982 he was graduated Azerbaijan Civil Engineering Institute by specialty of civil engineer. In the period of 1982-1986 he worked in various organizations.T.S.Mammadov was appointed in 1986 to the position of Deputy Director of the Institute of Botany of ANAS. In 1996 he was appointed Director of the Institute of Dendrology of ANAS (Mardakan Arboretum of ANAS).T.S.Mammadov is head of the laboratory of “Landscape Architecture”. In 2000 he defended the candidate dissertation on the theme “Bioecological features and value of trees and shrubs of Mardakan Arboretum in greening of Absheron” and in 2004 he defended the doctoral dissertation on the theme “Bioecological features, agricultural and scientific basis for the rational use of the national economy perspective trees and shrubs in landscaping of Absheron”.Since 2007 he was chosen as the corresponding member of ANAS. As a result of his scientific activities and joint cooperation in 2005 the Mardakan Arboretum was elected to the member of World Botanical Gardens and in 2009 the member of the American Botanical Society.T. S. Mammadov is the author of 11 patents, 27 books, 200 scientific articles published in a local and foreign press.  Scientific articles are published in important journals «İmpact factor”.T.S.Mammadov is a member of the Bulgarian journal “Poleobotany”, Expert Council of Botanic Gardens in the CIS countries, the Commission of Experts of the journal Doga Bolumleri University Sutchu Iman Kahramanmarash in Turkey, the Expert Council of Botanic Gardens of the Caucasus, and the editorial staff of Journal «Hortus Botanicus». As a result of his initiatives and activities were held in 2006, 2010 and 2013 International Botanical Conferences in Mardakan Arboretum. T.S.Mammadov is professor chair of “Botany” of Baku State University and the department of “Medical Biology” at the University of “ Odlar Yurdu”.T.S.Mammadov is teaching the subjects «Decorative flowers» and “Ecology of Plants” in these universities. T.S.Mammadov is a deputy chairman of the Council of Botany Protection of ANAS. Since 2014 year he is an expert of Commission on the selection of personnel on issues in the Civil Service Commission under the President of Azerbaijan Republic (at the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Azerbaijan Republic).In 2005, he was awarded “The Man of the Year”, in the sphere of ecology, certificate of honor awarded by Baku City Executive Power, also the award of “Heydar Aliyev” Caucasus Public Community, the awards of Educational Society of Araz , “Y.G. .Mammadaliyev”, “Zardabi”, ” Z.Tagiev “,” Sh.I.Khatai “and others. He was awarded twice by Diplomas of the Honory of the Presidium of ANAS. There are prepared a lot of young scientists under his leadership.In 2015, he was awarded by order of President of Azerbaijan Republic Ilham Aliyev “The Order of Glory of Azerbaijan Republic”.He is married. He has 2 children.


Tеl: (+994 12) 454 15 00

Fаx: (+994 12) 4540374



Deputy Director on scientific affairs: Zumrud Aman Mammadova, doctor of biological science

She was graduated from the biological faculty of Azerbaijan State Pedagogical Institute in 1971. She worked as senior laboratory assistant, junior scientist, scientist and leading scientist in the Institute of Dendrology of ANAS during the1973-2001.

She defended the candidate dissertation on the theme «Distribution, ontogenesis, essential oil, and the beneficial properties of species belonging to some species of the genus Nepeta L.” in 2003.  She defended her doctoral dissertation on the theme” Introduction and eco-protective value species of the genus Nepeta L. in Azerbaijan flora” in 2014.  She is appointed the position of the deputy director on scientific affairs in Institute of Dendrology in 2006. She is the head of the laboratory “Industrial valuable plants.” Main scientific activity of the laboratory is the study of industrial important trees and shrubs, obtaining essential oil, determination of antimicrobial features.

She is the author of the book “Nepeta L. in Azerbaijan flora”, 96 scientific articles, 3 patents, 45 articles published in the foreign press.She is the member of The Free Trade Union Organization of the Presidium of ANAS. She is married. She has 2 children. Tel 🙁 +994 12) 454 60 62E -mail:  zumrud_dendrari@mail.ru


Deputy Director on the general affairs: Rauf Huseyn Aliyev

Aliyev Rauf Huseyn was born in 1981 in Baku. In 1998-2002 he was finished his undergraduate education in the faculty of “energetic and energy of mechanical engineering” Azerbaijani State Oil Academy. In 2002-2005 years he finished a graduate degree in this Academy. In 2004-2007 he continued his education at the postgraduate study of Institute of the Genetic Resources of ANAS. Since 2004 he worked in various positions at Institute of Dendrology of ANAS and since 2010 he was appointed as the deputy director on the general affairs. Married, has 2 children.

Tel: (+994 12) 454 82 96.


Scientific secretary: Zemfira Hajibaba  Abbasov, PhD in Biology, Docent

In 1971-1977 Zemfira Hajibaba Abbasova was graduated the faculty of Biology of the State University of Baku.

In 1976-1978 she worked as a senior laboratory assistant in the laboratory of “Genetics and Selection” of Institute of Botany of ANAS and in 1978-1981 she entered the postgraduate education in Institute of Botany. In 1990 she defended candidate dissertation on the theme of “Study of bio-ecological features of some species of Rhus L., Cotinus L., Schinus L. in condition of Apsheron and their value in greening”.

In 1981-2000 years she worked as a senior laboratory assistant, junior scientist and leading scientist in the laboratory of “The introduction of subtropical plants”. She is the head of the laboratory “Introduction and acclimatization of trees and shrubs.” Main research activities of the laboratory are selection, introduction, acclimatization and study of scientific methods of biological and ecological characteristics of local and foreign flora trees and shrubs and use in greening.

Since 2001 years she was appointed as a scientific secretary by the Scientific Council of the Institute of Dendrology of ANAS. She is the author of 94 scientific articles and 1 patent. 43 articles published in the foreign press. She is co-author of the book “Room plants”, “Encyclopedia of floriculture”, ” Trees and shrubs of Absheron “, I and II editions of “Azerbaijan Dendroflora”.In 2015 awarded the academic title of “Docent” and she was awarded by the Honorary Diploma of the Presidium of ANAS.She is married and she has one child.Phone : ( 994 12 ) 454 60 62E-mail: zemfira_abbasova@mail.


Chairwoman of the Committee of Trade Union Organization: Tunzala Nariman Zeynaliyeva

 Tunzala Nariman Zeyvalieva was born in 1981 in the village of Nursi Shahbuz region of Nakhchivan AR. In 2000-2005, she was undergraduate at the Faculty of “Pedagogy and methodology of primary education” University of Odlar Yurdu. Since 2006 she worked as laboratory assistant, junior scientist, the head of “International and public relations department” Currently he is working senior scientific employee. She is the chairwoman of the trade union organization of Institute Dendrology. She is married and she has 2 children.

Tel: (994 12) 454 10 50

E-mail: arazli.tunzale@mail.ru


Head of Personnel Department: Aynur Hikmet Kamalli

Aynur Hikmet Kamalli was born in 1988 in Baku.

In 2005-2010, she graduated from the English-Philology Faculty of the Azerbaijan University of Cooperatives.

Since 2006 she has been working at the Institute of Dendrology of ANAS as a senior laboratory engineer, engineer programmer, and since 2014 she has been working as a Human Resources Specialist and currently works as a Head of Personnel Department.

Married, has 2 children.

Tel: (994 12) 454 13 41

E-mail: aynur.kamalli@mail.ru


Chief Accountant: Rufat Azizaga Heybatov

 Rufat Azizaga Geybatov was born on 14th March of 1961 in the settlement of Shuvalan in Baku. In 1982 he entered and in 1984 graduated from the Planning and Economic College. He worked in various institutions the accountant, the economist and the chief accountant. Since 1999 he worked as a chief accountant in the Institute of Dendrology of ANAS.

Tel: (+9994 12) 454 64 32