Mavlyuda YUSUPOVA

Institute of Art Studies of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Uzbekistan, head of the department of architecture. caal team leader. Mavlyuda is most inspired by the opportunity to engage in scientific creativity, explore and discover new facets of Central Asian architecture; participating in the restoration and preservation of the architectural heritage of Uzbekistan; collaborating with local and foreign colleagues. After graduating from the Faculty of Architecture, Tashkent Polytechnic Institute she worked as senior architect on restoration of cultural monuments at the Uzbek Scientific Research Design Institute of Restoration. Her… Read More

Dmitriy ZAKHAROV

archaeological expertise, researcher Dmitriy loves the versatility of his professional duties as documentary expert: these are, first of all, travelling to various places, working in nature, and at the same time, ample opportunities to use modern technologies and documentation methods in desk processing. He focuses on creating the drawings during excavations, measurements and photogrammetry (using AutoCad, ArcGIS, Agisoft and more). His interest and expertise in technical engineering, chemistry and robotics have proven invaluable to projects at Rutrum LLP and Archaeological Expertise. It is no surprise given his own near polymathy that he… Read More

Sergey ZAKHAROV

archaeological expertise, director and caal team leader Sergey’s previous education in and subsequent work teaching history, followed by becoming a county level civil servant protecting cultural heritage has led him to a distinguished career participating in archaeological expeditions and conferences. Throughout, his career has been one step of further development after another leading to his current work at Archaeological Expertise. He is extremely interested in the Eneolithic settlement site at Botai in the North Kazakhstan Region with its early domestication of horses and other unique features. Sergey keenly participates in interdisciplinary collaborations.