An Uzbek Professor of Mathematics, Prof. Salakhitdinov was one of the winners of the 1993 Fellowship elections of the Academy.
Prof. Salakhitdinov was educated at Tashkent University from where he obtained his MS degree in Mathematics in 1955.
Prof. Salakhitdinov is a former President of the Uzbekistan Academy of Sciences.
Prof. Salakhitdinov is a well known scientist and mathematician, who has undertaken leading research work in the fundamental and applied aspects of the theory of partial differential equations.
Among the previous posts occupied by Prof. Salakhitdinov was that of Minister of Higher Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan in 1988, as well as Director, Institute of Mathematics at Uzbekistan Academy of Sciences.
Moreover, Prof. Salakhitdinov has published more than 150 scientific papers in Mathematics, and has authored a number of mathematical textbooks in the Uzbek language.
In addition, Prof. Salakhitdinov is the awardee of Al-Bairuni Prize in 1974, as well as the Badge of Honour in 1974 for his outstanding contribution to mathematics.