He is a Leading Researcher at the International Institute for Central Asian Studies (IICAS) since 2019. He was a part of the expert team in charge of preparing a State of Conservation (SoC) and Heritage Impact Assessment (HIA) report for the Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi, Kazakhstan in 2019 and 2020. Significant contribution in the form of consultancy and technical support (drawings, etc.) has been offered in 2020-2021 to facilitate the establishment of an archaeological park at the site of Kultobe within the boundaries of the Buffer Zone of the Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi.
Since February 2019 he has been actively involved in managing and performing HIAs for a number of development and rehabilitation projects, including the proposed new market “Shakhristan” in the Historic Center of Bukhara, and Tourism Service Complex located in the buffer zone of Rabati Malik Caravanserai and Sardoba (both on the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List of Uzbekistan as component parts of the Silk Roads: Zarafshan-Karakum Corridor World Heritage nomination), Uzbekistan.
He has been contributing to the preparation of the Management Plan for the Historic Center of Bukhara between 2015 and 2016. He holds a Master of Arts in Monumental Heritage degree from Anhalt University of Applied Sciences in Dessau, Germany and a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Tashkent Institute for Architecture and Civil Engineering (TACI). Alim is member of ICOMOS International since 2018.