Rustam B. Rustamov
Rustam B. Rustamov, PhD, specializes in space instrumentation and remote sensing and GIS technology. He obtained a PhD from the Russian Physical-Technical Institute (St. Petersburg). Dr. Rustamov was invited to work at the European Space Agency within the framework of the United Nations Programme on Space Applications at the European Space Research and Technology Centre, the Netherlands. He is appointed to the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs Action Teams, United Nations Economical and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, and the International Astronautical Federation, for which he currently serves as co-chair of the International Astronautical Congress. He is an author of sixteen books and more than 130 scientific papers.