Huseynov Elkhan Bahadur oglu was born in 1948 in Ganja city. In 1966 he finished secondary school № 18 in Ganja and in 1973 graduated from Baku State University (former Azerbaijan State University), the Faculty of Mechanics-Mathematics.
In 1985 he defended Doctor of Philosophy dissertation and in 1994 he got the academic title of associate professor. He got the title of professor in 2015.
He worked as a lecturer, senior lecturer, associate professor, deputy secretary of Communist Party organization till 1995. He functioned as the Vice-rector on Education in Baku State University in 1999-2002. In August 8,2002 he was appointed the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Azerbaijan Republic to Turkmenistan and took this position till the January 15, 2010. In 2010-2011 he worked as the Vice-rector on International Relations. Since 2013 he has functioned as the Counselor of the Minister of Education of Azerbaijan Republic.
By the order of Ilham Aliyev, the President of the Azerbaijan Republic he was appointed the rector of Sumgayit State University in06.03.2014.
Awards: 11.02.2000 - “Taraggi” medal
24.07.2009 - jubilee medal on the 90th Anniversary of Diplomatic mission agencies of the Azerbaijan Republic
“Shohrat” Order (22.12.2017)
Married, has got two children, five grandchildren.