Meet the Team

Dr. Elnur Soltanov
Dr. Elnur Soltanov
Chair
Elnur Soltanov is an assistant professor at ADA University and the Chair of the Caspian Center for Energy and Environment. He earned...
Mr. Zaur Shiriyev
Mr. Zaur Shiriyev
Senior Research Fellow
Zaur Shiriyev is the senior research fellow for the Caspian Energy Center at ADA University (May 2014). Before taking on his current position, he...
Dr. Gulchohra Aliyeva
Dr. Gulchohra Aliyeva
Research Fellow
Dr. Gulchohra Aliyeva has obtained her PhD in Environmental Science from Lancaster University, UK; MSc in Geographical Ecology from Baku State...
Dr. Ramesh Kanwar
Dr. Ramesh Kanwar
Senior Research Fellow
Dr. Ramesh Kanwar is the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs and Provost of ADA University. He received his bachelors and masters degrees from India...
Amb. John J. Maresca
Amb. John J. Maresca
Visiting Fellow
John Maresca is a former United States diplomat, business executive and educator whose career has included a number of leadership positions in...
Ms. Rena Babayeva
Ms. Rena Babayeva
Project Manager
Ms. Rena Babayeva has been working at ADA University since September 2009. She received Master’s degree in International Relations from Webster...