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Name, Last Name: 
Giorgi Vashakedze

Date of Birth:
05.12.1958

Position: 
Senior Scientist – LEPL Alexandre Janelidze Institute of Geology, Department of Mineral Resources, Geochemistry and Isotope Geochronology

Scientific/Academic Degree:
Doctor of Geological Sciences (PhD)

Contact Information:
II-micr. reg. Nutsubidze Plateau,  IIIdistr., IV build., flat 15,
Phone: 221 62 89
E-mail: goga.vashakidze@gmail.com

Education:
Engineer-geologist, Polytechnical Institute of Georgia, 1975-1980

Professional Qualification:
In 1999 defended a PhD thesis: ”Petrology and Geochronology of the Loki Massif”. 

Professional Experience:
1980-1999 Junior Scientist – Al.Djanelidze Geological Institute;
1999-2006 Senior Scientist – Al.Djanelidze Geological Institute;
2000-2006 Scientific Secretary of the Institute;
2000, 2002, 2004, 2008 Member of Editorial Board of Al.Djanelidze Geological Institute;
2006-2009 Chief Scientist, Head of the Department of Mineralogy and Isotope Geochronology;
2009-present Senior Scientist – LEPL Alexandre Janelidze Institute of Geology, Department of Mineral Resources, Geochemistry and Isotope Geochronology.

Sphere of Scientific Interests:
Petrology and isotopic geochronology of magmatic rocks; geochronology of Quaternary volcanism.

Total Number of Publications - 51 
List of Publications for Last 10 Years:
Gamkrelidze I., Shengelia D., Shvelidze I., Vashakidze G. (1999). New data on the geological structure of the Loki crystalline massif.// Proceedings of Geol. Inst. of Georgian Acad. of Sci. dedicated to G. Zaridze's 90th anniversary. New series, issue 114, pp. 92-117 (in Russian)

Dudauri O., Togonidze M., Vashakidze G. (1999). Regional Problems of Isotopic Geology.//Proceedings of Geol. Inst. of Georgian Acad. of Sci. dedicated to G. Zaridze's 90th anniversary. New series, issue 114, pp. 118-132 (in Russian)

Gamkrelidze I., Shengelia D., Shvelidze I., Vashakidze G. (1999). New data on the geological structure of the Loki crystalline massif //Bull. Acad. Sci. of Georgia. vol.160,  N1. Pp.93-97.

Buadze B., Dudauri O., Vashakidze G., Togonidze M. (2000). Geochronology of the Formation of Ore-bearing Systems of Georgia.//Abstracts of I Russian conference on Isotope Geochronology. Moscow. Pp.73-75(in Russian)

Dudauri O., Tsimakuridze G., Vashakidze G., Togonidze M. (2000). New Data on the age of Granitoids of the Darial Massif.// Proceedings of Geol. Inst. of the Georgian Acad. of Sci., new series, issue 115, pp. 306-310 (in Russian)

Vashakidze G. (2000). Paleozoic Granitoids of the Loki Massif (Geochronology). // Proceedings of Geol. Inst. of the Georgian Acad. of Sci., new series, issue 117, pp. 320-332 (in Russian)

Vashakidze G., Akhvlediani R. (2002). Petrochemistry Of Granitoid Complex of the Loki Massif.//Proceedings of Geol. Inst. of the Georgian Acad. of Sci., new series, issue 117, pp.157-165 (in Russian)

Akhvlediani R., Vashakidze G., Shvelidze U. (2002). Petrochemistry of Rkvia Intrusive.// Proceedings of Geol. Inst. of the Georgian Acad. of Sci., new series, issue 117, p.166-172 (in Russian)

Nasidze G., Akhvlediani R., Vashakidze G., Chikhelidze K. (2002). Typomorphism of Amphiboles of the Dzirula Crystalline Mass. // Proceedings of  Geol. Inst. of the Georgian Acad. of Sci. New series, issue .117, pp. 300-309 (in Russian)

Lebedev V., Chernyshev I., Dudauri O., Arakelyants M., Bairova E., Gol'tsman U., Chugaev A., Vashakidze G. (2003). The Samsari Volcanic Center as a Focus of the Newest Volcanism on the Lesser Caucasus: K-Ar - geochronological and Sr-Nd - isotopic data. //Proceedings of  Russian Acad. of Sci., vol.393 №6, pp. 802-808 (in Russian)

Lebedev V., Chernyshev I., Dudauri O., Arakelyants M., Gol'tsman U., Chugaev A., Vashakidze G. (2004). Geochronology of Neogene-Quaternary Dacitic Volcanism of North-Western Part of the Lesser Caucasus (Georgia).// "Stratigraphy. Geological Correlation". Acad. of Sci. of Russia. Vol. 12 №1, pp. 94-113 (in Russian)

Lebedev V., Chernyshev I., Arutyunyan E., Bubnov S., Dudauri O., Vashakidze G. (2004). Chronology of Quaterary Volcanism of the Keli Highland, Greater Caucasus: Evidence from K-Ar Isotopic Dating. Doklady Earth Sciences. vol.399A, №9, pp.378-383 (in Russian)

Lebedev V., Chernyshev I., Dudauri O., Arakelyants M., Gol'tsman U., Chugaev A., Vashakidze G. (2004). Geochronology of Neogene-Quaternary Dacitic Volcanism of Javakheti Upland (Lesser Caucasus, Southern Georgia).// Proceedings of Geol. Inst. of the Georgian Acad. of Sci., new series, issue 119. Pp. 535-544 (in Russian)

Dudauri O., Togonidze M., Vashakidze G., Lordkipanidze M. (2004). Middle Jurassic Volcano-Plutonic Association of the Southern Slope of the Greater Caucasus (within the limits of Georgia). //Proceedings of Geol. Inst. of the Georgian Acad. of Sci., new series, issue 119, pp. 424-432 (in Russian)

Vashakidze G., Akhvlediani R. (2004).  Typomorphism of Feldspars of the Mesozoic Intrusive Rocks.//Proceedings of Geol. Inst. of the Georgian Acad. of Sci., new series, issue 119, pp.580-588 (in Russian)

Dudauri O., Togonidze M., Vashakidze G. (2005). Development Peculiarities of Mesozoic Magmatism on the Territory of Georgia. //Materials of International Petrological Conderence “Petrology of XIX Century”. Apatites. Vol.1, pp.71-72

Skhirtladze N., Dudauri O., Togonidze M., Vashakidze G., Lebedev V., Akhvlediani R., Arakelyants M. (2006). K-Ar Age of Teschenites of Georgia and their Geological-Petrological Peculiarities.//Materials of III Rus. Conference on Isotope Geochronology. Moscow, vol.2, pp.319-324

Bubnov S., Lebedev V., Chernyshev I., Chugaev A., Gol'tsman U., Vashakidze G., Bairova E., Oleinikova T. (2006). Position and Role of Subalkaline Volcanism in Neogene-Quaternary Geological History of the Greater and Lesser Caucasus. // Materials of III Russian Conference on Isotope Geochronology. Moscow. Vol.1, pp.129-132 

Lebedev V., Chernyshev I., Chugaev A., Dudauri O., Vashakidze G. (2006). K-Ar Age and Sr-Nd Isotope Systematics of Subalkali Basalts in the Central Georgian Neo-volcanic Region (Greater Caucasus). Doklady Earth Sciences. Vol.408, №4. Pp. 517-522 

Lebedev V., Bubnov S., Chernyshev I., V.Gol'tsman Yu., Chugaev A., Vashakidze G. (2006). Intrusive Massif of Pliocene Granitoids within the Limits of Kazbek Volcanic Center: first geochronological and isotope- geochemical data.// Doklady Earth Sciences. vol.411, №3. pp. 375-380

Lebedev V., Chernyshev I., Chugaev A., Vashakidze G. (2007). Geochronology of Quaternary Volcanism of the Krestovyi Pass Region(Kazbek Neovolcanic Area, Greater Caucasus). Doklady Earth Sciences. vol.413, №1. pp. 86-91  

Lebedev V., Bubnov S., Chernyshev I., Chugaev A., Dudauri O., Vashakidze G. (2007). Geochronology and genesis peculiarities of Subalkaline Basaltic Lava Flows at the Javakheti Plateau, Lesser Caucasus: K-Ar and Sr-Nd Isotopic Data.// Geochemistry №3. pp. 243-258 

Dudauri O., Togonidze M., Vashakidze G. (2007). Sh. A. Azizbekov’s Contribution to the Petrographic Study of the Dzirula Crystalline Mass and Modern Concepts on its Structure.// Problematic Questions of geodynamics, petrology and metallogeny of the Caucasus (Materials of Scientific Session Dedicated to Sh. Azizbekov’s 100th Anniversary). Baku. Pp. 61-70 

Lebedev V., Vashakidze G., Sakhno V. (2008) Potential Volcanic Danger in the Keli Highland (Greater Caucasus): Evidenced by Isotope-Geochronological Study of the Youngest Lavas.// Doklady Earth Sciences. Vol. 418, No. 4, pp. 520-525

Lebedev V., Bubnov S., Dudauri О., Vashakidze G. (2008). Geochronology of the Pliocene volcanism of the Javakheti highland (the Lesser Caucasus). Paper 1. Western part of the Javakheti highland.// “Stratigraphy and Geological Correlation”. Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 104-126

Lebedev V., Bubnov S., Dudauri О., Vashakidze G. (2008) – Geochronology of  Pliocene Volcanism in the Javakheti Highland (the Lesser Caucasus). Part 2: Eastern Part of the Javakheti Highland. Regional Geological Correlation. “Stratigraphy and Geological Correlation”. Vol. 16, No. 5, pp. 101-123 

Vashakidze G., Akhvlediani R., Dudauri O., Togonidze M., Lebedev. (2008). Some Aspects of the Formation of the Javakheti Plateau (Southern Georgia).// Proceedings of Institute of Geology, vol. 124, pp. 238-248 

Lebedev V., Vashakidzе G., Chugaev A., Dudauri О., Togonidze. (2008). New data On the Age of Magmatic Rocks of the Kutaisi District (Western Georgia).// Proceedings of the Institute of Geology, vol. 124, pp. 268-273

Dudauri O., Vashakidze G., Togonidze M. (2008). Clastic Dikes in the Khrami Crystalline Massif. //Proceedings of the Institute of Geology, vol. 124 pp. 226-231

Lebedev V., Bubnov S., Chernyshev I., Chugaev A., Gol'tsman Yu., Vashakidze G., Bairova E. (2009). Geochronology and Petrogenesis of Young (Pliocene) Granitoids of the Greater Caucasus: Dzhimara Multiphase Massif of the Kazbek Neovolcanic Area.// Geochemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences. Vol. 47, No. 6. p. 582-602

Participation in International Scientific Forums (for last 10 years):
2000 – Moscow, I Russian Geochronological Conference 
2005 – Apatite (Murmansk region), International Petrographic Conference
2006 – Baku, Scientific Session
2006 – Moscow, III Russian Geochronological Conference 

Participation in Research Grant Projects (for last 10 years):
Grant Projects of the Georgian Academy of Sciences:
Mineralogy, Geochemistry and Isotope Geochronology of the Rocks Building  Dzirula Crystalline Massif (2000-2001);
Main Peculiarities of Middle Jurassic Magmatism Development in Georgia (2002-2003);
Mesozoic-Cenozoic Teschenites of Georgia (2004-2005)