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Name, Last Name:
Giorgi Chichinadze

Date of Birth:
10.05.1941

Position:
Senior Scientist – LEPL Alexandre Janelidze Institute of Geoloy, Department of Petrology, Mineralogy and Lithology 

Scientific/Academic Degree:
Candidate of geological-mineralogical sciences (PhD)

Contact Information:
64 Barnov st., 0179 Tbilisi, Georgia
Phone: 222 71 62 (home), mobile phone: 591 25 25 35

Education: Higher
Tbilisi State University- geological survey and prospecting of mineral resources, 1958-1963

Professional Qualification:
In 1978 was awarded degree of candidate of geological-mineralogical sciences. Ph.D. thesis: “Petrology of Crystalline Rocks of the Southeastern Part of the Caucasus Sophia Uplift”. 

Scientific Work Experience:
1964-1976 Geologist – Complex thematic party of Geological Department of Georgia;
1976-1981  Sientist – Al.Djanelidze Geological Institute of the Academy of Sciences of GSSR, Department of Petrography;
1981-1984 Senior Scientist - Al.Djanelidze Geological Institute of the Academy of Sciences of GSSR, Department of Petrography;
1984-2007 Leading Scientist, head of thematic party -Caucasian Mineral Resources Institute;  
2007-2009 Senior Scientist – LEPL Alexandre Janelidze Institute of Geology, Department of  Petrology;
2009-present Senior Scientist – LEPL Alexandre Janelidze Institute of Geology, Department of  Petrology, Mineralogy and Lithology 

Sphere of Research:
Geology, petrography of the magmatic and metamorphic rocks and conditions of their formation.

Total Number of Publications- 33;

List of Publications:

Chichinadze G.L. (2008) Contact Metamorphism of Jalovchat Gabbroid Intrusive Enclosing Rocks and Xenoliths (Great Caucasus). Proceedings of the Institute of Geology, new series, issue 124, pp.222-225.

Chichinadze G.L. (2008) Model of Working Reference Legend of Geological Formation of the Main Range Zone of the Greater Caucasus. Proceedings of the Institute of Geology, new series, issue 124, pp.113-117

Shengelia D., Gamkrelidze I., Tsutsunava T., Chichinadze G., Maisuradze N., Vardanashvili K. (2008). About Geochemistry of Early Variscan Granitoids of the Main range of the Caucasus.// Bull. Acad. Sci. of Georgia. Vol.2, Pp. 59-63.

List of the Best Publications (at the author’s discretion):

Shengelia D., Chichinadze G., Ketskhoveli D., Mgaloblishvili I., Kakhadze R., Poporadze N., Tsutsunava T., Shengelia M. (1986). Petrology of Metamorphites of Atsgara Tectonic Nappe in the North Caucasus.//Bulletin of the Acad. of Sci. of GSSR, №5, pp.17-27 (in Russian)

Shengelia D., Korikovsky S.,Chichinadze G., Mgaloblishvili I., Kakhadze R., Poporadze N., Somin M., Potapenko U., Ketskhoveli D., Okrostsvaridze A., Shengelia M., Tsutsunava T., Gerasimov V., Perchuk A. (1991). Petrology of Metamorphic Complexes of the Greater Caucasus. // Moscow. "Nauka".  232 p. (in Russian) 

Gamkrelidze I., Shengelia D., Chichinadze G. (1996). Macera nappe in the Сrystalline Сore of the Greater Caucasus and its Geological Significance.// Bull. Ac¬ad. Sci. of Georgia, 154, N1, pp.84-89.

Shengelia D., Korikovsky S., Chichinadze G., Kakhadze R., Somin M., Pota¬penko V., Okrostsvaridze A., Poporadze N. (1997). The Map of Metamorphic facies of the Crystalline Basement of the Greater Caucasus; Scale 1:200 000. //The Georgian Technical University, Institute of Ore Deposits, Petrography, Mineralogy and Geochemistry of Ras. Tbilisi. Dimensions – 210x120 cm.

Chichinadze G.L. (2008) Contact Metamorphism of Jalovchat Gabbroid Intrusive Enclosing Rocks and Xenoliths (Great Caucasus). Proceedings of the Institute of Geology, new series, issue 124, pp.222-225.

Chichinadze G.L. (2008) Model of Working Reference Legend of Geological Formation of the Main Range Zone of the Greater Caucasus. Proceedings of the Institute of Geology, new series, issue 124, pp.113-117

Shengelia D., Gamkrelidze I., Tsutsunava T., Chichinadze G., Maisuradze N., Vardanashvili K. (2008). About Geochemistry of Early Variscan Granitoids of the Main range of the Caucasus.// Bull. Acad. Sci. of Georgia. Vol.2, Pp. 59-63.

Participation in Research Grant Projects (for last 10 years):

Grant Project of the Georgian Science and Technology Department (1998-1999) – “Industrial Usage of the Migmatites of the Dzirula Crystalline Massif“.
Grant Project of the Engineering Academy of Georgia (1999-2001) - “Prospects of Using Sgzimazek Granites as Facing Stones”.
Grant project of Georgian Academy of Sciences (2005-2006): “Petromineralogy and Geochemistry of the Precambrian Metamorphites and Migmatites of Georgia.”

Scientific Activity:
In 1992 was awarded Al. Janelidze Prize