A Biographical Sketch of Mukhtarbay Otelbayev
Dr. Mukhtarbay Otelbayev was born in Korday, Kazakstan on October 3, 1942. He received his graduate education at the Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov, Russia and earned his Candidate of Science (1969) and Doctor of Science (1978) degrees at the University.
He is a renowned scientist in the field of the functional analysis and its application. He has published 3 monographs and some 200 papers in peer reviewed magazines of mathematics, and 70 of them were translated into English and republished in the USA and other countries. He gained four copyright certificates for possible application of his works on difficult problems.
He is an Associate Editor of the Series of Physics and Mathematics of the Herald of Academy of Sciences, the Republic of Kazakstan; the Editor-in-chief of the Eurasian Journal of Mathematics; an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Applied and Computational Mathematics, Academy of Sciences, Azerbaijan.
He has paid considerable attention to the nurture of his students. Under his supervision, about eighty people have earned Candidate of Science degrees, and 10 of his students have become Doctors of Science. A large school of mathematics has been established in Kazakstan under the direct influence of Mukhtarbay Otelbayev.
In recognition of his contribution to science and education, Dr. Mukhtarbay Otelbayev has been awarded many honors and titles. He became an Academician of National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2004); Professor of Kazak National University named after Al-Faraby (1983), Almaty; Professor of Fundamental and Applied Mathematics at the Eurasian National University named after L. N. Gumilev, Astana; and Deputy Director of the Kazakhstan Branch of the Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov, Astana, Kazakstan.
He was a laureate of the Science and Technology Award of the Organization for Economic Cooperation in Teheran, Iran, 2004; He was given Altin Adam (Golden Man) Award in 2002 and awarded National Prize of the Republic of Kazakstan in 2007.