Ashirov Abdumalik Manapovich was born on March 1, 1944, in a family of teachers. After graduating from high school, from 1961 to 1967 he studied at the Faculty of Physics and Chemistry of the Moscow Institute of Chemical Tenology named after DI. Mendeleev. He began his career in 1967 at the Kazakh Institute of Chemical Technology as an engineer in a problem laboratory. From 1968 to 1980, after graduating from graduate school, he worked as a senior lecturer, senior researcher and assistant professor of physical and colloidal chemistry. In 1973, Ashirov A., sewed up a dissertation.
In 1980, he was appointed head of the problem laboratory of KazHTI. In 1992, he defended his doctoral dissertation "Research on the processes of adsorption and hydrogenation of monosis in order to obtain polyhydric alcohols."
In the period from 1992 to 1994 he worked in the Shymkent branch of the International Kazakh-Turkish University named after HA. Yasavi as the head of the department, dean of the faculty, vice-rector.
From 1994 to 1998, he worked as rector of the Shymkent branch (Shymkent Pedagogical Institute) MKTU im. Yasavi Since 1998 - Advisor to the President of the IKTU. Yasavi, and since 2000, head of the Department of General Chemistry.
A. Ashirov, a leading specialist in the field of heterogeneous catalysis and bio-technology, the author of more than 50 patents and copyright certificates for the invention, more than 250 scientific articles, 11 monographs and textbooks.
Under the leadership of A. Ashirov, 3 doctoral and 16 master's theses were defended. The results of his scientific research were introduced into production in Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Russia, Ukraine, Turkey and Germany.
He was awarded the medal “For Contribution to the Development of Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan”.
By the decision of the National Innovation Fund, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Association of Higher Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan in 2005 A. Ashirov was recognized as the “Best Inventor” in 2001-2005. In 2004, after a Russian and German (Hanover) examination, A. Ashirov was awarded a diploma for the scientific discovery of No. 272, “The Pattern of Enhancing Bioresonance Activation of Agricultural Seeds,” and a medal of Nobel Prize winner P.L. Kapitsa "To the author of a scientific discovery."
He raised six children and 10 grandchildren. One of the granddaughters, A. Ashirova, Zhansaya Abdumalik, four-time world chess champion, international grandmaster.