Valery Yur. Fridovsky

Dr. Sci. (Geology and Mineralogy), Professor (Yakutsk, Russia), Director, Diamond and Precious Metal Geology Institute, SB RAS

Research Interests: geology and metallogeny of fold-thrust areas.

Ph.D. thesis: “The structure and conditions for the localization of mineralization of the Dybinsk ore cluster (South Verkhoyansk)”, (1986). Doctoral dissertation (Dr. Sci.) “The structure of gold deposits in the Verkhoyansk-Kolyma orogenic region”, (1999).

Profile:

2014-present – Director, Diamond and Precious Metal Geology Institute, SB RAS, Yakutsk, Russia

2013-2014 – Minister of Vocational Education, Training and Placement of Personnel of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Yakutsk, Yakutia

2010-2013 – Vice-rector for Technical Sciences, North-Eastern Federal University, Yakutsk, Russia

1998-2010 – Vice-rector for Scientific Work, Yakut State University, Yakutsk, Russsia

2006-present – Head, Department of Prospecting and Exploration for Mineral Resources, Yakut State University, Yakutsk, Russia

1998-2003 – Head, Department of Geophysical Methods of Prospecting for Mineral Resources, Yakut State University, Yakutsk, Russia

1994-1998 – Presidium of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Yakutsk, Russia

1986 -1994 – Associate Professor, Yakut State University, Yakutsk, Russia

1986 – Assistant, Senior Lecturer, Yakut State University, Yakutsk, Russia

Dr. Valery Fridovskiy developed a taxonomy of the ore fields’ structures and gold deposits of fold-thrust areas, established a correlation between geodynamic environments and types of ore-controlling structures, revealed the evolution of the Mesozoic dynamic regimes of the formation of ore deposits, determined lateral series of metallogenic zones, clarified the most important criteria for prospecting for orogenic gold deposits.

He is the author and co-author of 228 scientific papers, including 13 monographs and chapters in monographs, 4 textbooks, 25 works published abroad, 2 patents.

Awards and Honors:

Honored Worker of the Higher School of the Russian Federation (2006), Honored Worker of Science of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) (2010). Awarded with the Certificate of Honor of the President of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) (2005), signs “370 years of Yakutia-Russia” (2002), “300 years of the Mining and Geological Service of Russia” (2000), a commemorative medal “For merits in the development of geological sciences and in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Academician V.I. Smirnov “(2010), the medal of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia)” For services in the development of science of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) “(2010).

Professional Societies: Chairman of the Academic Council of the IGABM Institute, Scientific Council for Geosciences of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Presidium of the YSC SB RAS, Scientific and Technical Council under the President of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), member of the editorial board of the journal “Vestnik NEFU”.