Professor Bekhzad Yuldashev was born in Tashkent on 9 May 1945. He graduated from Tashkent and Moscow Universities in 1968. From 1968 till 1971, he undertook research in particle and nuclear physics at the Joint Institute of Nuclear Research (Dubna, USSR) and obtained his PhD in Physics and Mathematics in 1971. In 1981 he defended his Full Professorship (Doctor of Physics and Mathematics) thesis.

From 1972 till 1983 he was a senior researcher, and from 1984 till 1990 head of the laboratory at the Physical Technical Institute inTashkent. In 1990 he was elected as the Director General of the Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Uzbekistan Academy of Sciences and is occupying this position up to now. He is an elected member of the Uzbekistan Academy of Sciences, Fellow of Islamic World Academy of Sciences, member of the American Physical Society. He is an elected member of the Scientific Council of the Joint Institute of Nuclear Research (Dubna) and Head of Nuclear Physics Department of the Tashkent State University.

Dr Yuldashev is the Winner of the 1983 State Prize in Science and Technology. In 1977-78, 1980-81 and 1989-90 Prof. Yuldashev was visiting professor at the University of Washington (Seattle, USA), and in 1997, he was awarded a fellowship of the Indiana University (Bloomington, USA).

Prof. Yuldashev has published more than 200 scientific papers dedicated to various subjects of particle and nuclear physics and has some patents.

At different international conferences he presented numerous invited talks on a study of interactions of particles and relativistic nuclei with nuclei, on isotope production, utilization of gamma and neutron sources etc. He was among organizers and scientific advisories of many international conferences. His research also covers isotope production, utilization of research reactors and instrument making. Presently he is a spokesman for two experiments being performed by international teams of physicists from Uzbekistan, Russia, USA and Canada.

He was scientific supervisor of 20 PhD’s and 4 full Professorship theses.

Prof. Yuldashev is married and has two sons.