A.M. Hashimov was born on September 28th, 1949, Shahbuz, Nakchivan, Azerbaijan. From 1993. he has served as a Professor of Power Engineering; from 2007. he has been a First Vice-President of Azerbaijan Academy of Sciences; he is laureate of Azerbaijan State Prize and Honored Scientist of Azerbaijan; co-chairman of International Conferences “Technical and Physical Problems of Power Engineering”. Currently he is the Director of the “Azerenerji” OJSO of Power Engineering Institute of Scientific Research and Design of Azerbaijan. His research area: theory of non-linear electrical chains with distributed parameters, neutral earthing and ferriresonanse processes, alternative energy sources, high-voltage physics and technology, electro physics. Publications: 280 articles and patent, 5 monographs.