Speaker of Representative Council (senate), Doctor of Law
and Political Sciences, Professor
Telephone: (+ 99532) 2 36 53 96
Education, Scientific Degree:
2004 − Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Doctor of Political
Sciences, PhD topic - "National Security Problems of Georgia".
1987 - Scientific degree of candidate for legal sciences, Moscow, Thesis theme
,,investigation and inquiry Organization ".
1967-1972 - Faculty of Law, Tbilisi State University..
2009- to present − Professor of Georgian Technical University.
2010- to present − Speaker of the Secretariat of Representative Council (Senate) of Georgian Technical University.
2017- to present − Director of Policy and Law Institute of Law and international relations Faculty of Georgian Technical University.
2014-2017 − Director of GTU’s "Legal, Political and Economic Research center for Conflict Resolution"
2004-2009 − Invited Professor of Georgian Technical University.
2004-2005 − Judge of Supreme Court.
1999-2004 − Deputy Secretary of National Security Council.
1997-1998 − Minister of State Security.
1989-2004 − Associate Professor of I. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University.
1973-1997 − Investigator, Chairman of the Department and Vice- Minister. Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia.
Monographs and textbooks: 8
Scientific articles: 56
Is participant in Summits and 40 local and international conferences:
1) Report on the problems of combating transnational crimes at the International Summit in Monaco in 2000-2001-2002;
2) Participation at the World Summit on the adoption of the International Convention on Corruption (Palermo, Italy, 2001);
3) UN Program Director 2000-2003 − "Study of political and legal aspects of the causes of the Abkhazia conflict". The project was implemented by the National Security Council.
Have undergone special courses and trainings regarding reforms of terrorism, narcotizm, corruption and the law enforcement system at ministry of justice of USA (Washington DC), federal bureau of investigation office of Hungary (Budapest), ministry of internal affairs of France (Paris) and federal republic of Germany (in Garmic, 2003).
Foreign languages: Russian, German
Awarded with the medals of Honor and Vakhtang Gorgasali (third degree), other Governmental awards. Has a military rank of General Lieutenant.