Dean 2020-07-20T14:02:10+00:00

Zurab Gvishiani


Acting Dean of GTU Faculty of Civil Engineering, Candidate of Technical Sciences, associate professor


Date of birth:                       18/11/1963

E-mail:                                  z.gvishiani@gtu.ge

Marital status:                     married (a spouse and a son)


Education

1980-1985  – the faculty of hydrotechnic and sewerage of V.I. Lenin Georgian Polytechnical institute;

Academic Degree and Status

Since 1994 – the Candidate of Technical Sciences;

Since 1998  – Docent at Georgian Agrarian University;

Since 2019  – Corresponding Member of Georgian Engineering Academy.

Record of Service

Since 2020 – Acting Dean of the Civil Engineering faculty at GTU;

2015 – up to the present  – Associate professor of Georgian Technical University;

2011-2012  – Georgian United water supply company, chief of investigation division;

2004-2015  – The Rector of the Georgian – British University of international law and Management (Ltd.)

2004-2004 ,  Deputy-head of regional relations in the Department of agriculture development of the Ministry of Agtriculture and Food

2001-2004  – The deputy-head of innovation in the consulting division of the Agriculture production service department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food.

2000-2001 – The deputy-head of Agro-engineering  Service and Mechanization Department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food

1998-2000  – The deputy-head Water Management Division of Scientific Procurement and Nature Management Department of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food.

1997-1998  – The senior research associate at the laboratory of natural catastrophe survey of the Georgian Scientific-Research Institute of Hydrotechinc Engineering and Amelioration.

1991-1997  – Junior researcher at the laboratory of amelioration of mountainous areas of the             Georgian Scientific-Research Institute of Hydrotechinc Engineering and Amelioration.

1988-1990  –  Post-graduate student of the Georgian Scientific-Research Institute of Hydrotechinc Engineering and Amelioration.

1987-1988  –  Senior engineer of the Georgian Scientific-Research Institute of Hydrotechinc Engineering and Amelioration.

1985-1987  – Engineer at the USSR Water Management and Amelioration project-design institute

1985-1985 – Master of the Construction committee of the construction trust of the Georgian State Winery.

Supervision of Doctoral and Master’s Theses (qualifying), Consulting and Opposition

Supervisor of 3 master’s and 1 doctoral theses;

Opponent to 2 doctoral theses.

Participation in the International, State and Regional Programs

Since 1999 –  FAO and World Bank, Georgia – the project of irrigation and drainage rehabilitation;

Since 2018 – ERASMUS +;

Since 2019 – ERASMUS +;

Since 2019 up to the present  – the coordinator of Bialystok University of Technology (Poland) project, (grant) N PP/APM/2018/1/00033/U/001 on Georgian part (Georgian Technical University).

Experiece of working in editorial boards

Since 2019 – the Chairman of the educational  – scientific literature industry-wide committee 2 of GTU Faculty of Civil Engineering;

An international monograph – “The ecology of the environment” vol.1 (the member of the organizational and scientific committee

Improvement of Qualification (trainings, workshops and etc.)

1999 – the Ministry of Agriculture of Greece, the environmental impact on the agrarian field;

1998 – Israel, the service of scientific achievements implementation into agriculture – modern irrigative systems;

1989-1990  – Moscow M. Lomonosov State University, the department of soil physics – Improvement of Qualification

Publications

14 scientific articles , 1 monograph, 2 inventions and 1 methodic guideline

Computer Skills

MS Office 2010, Visual Studio 2015, SQL (data base handling), Adobe  Software,  Java, Internet Browsers.

Languages

Georgian (native)

Russian (fluent)

English (well)