Harutyunian Haik


Dr. HARUTYUNIAN, Haik Avag                                   


Founding member (1999) and Co-President (2002) of ArAS


Leading research associate, Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory (BAO) (1999)

Director of BAO (since 2003)

Deputy Director of BAO on science (1986-2000), Acting Director of BAO (1993-1994)

Lecturer at Department of Astrophysics, Yerevan State University (YSU)

National Liaison in Armenia, IAU Commission No. 46 (Teaching in Astronomy)

Chairman of BAO Scientific Council


Born 25.04.1951 in Noyemberyan, Armenia

Graduated from the Yerevan State University (YSU), Department of Astrophysics (1973)

Works at BAO since 1973

Ph.D. degree (1981)


Member of the International Astronomical Union (IAU), European Astronomical Society (EAS)


Research fields: observational cosmology, quasars, radiative transfer theory

Publications: more than 35 scientific papers in Astrophysics, numerous popular papers on astronomy, science fiction, etc.


Address:          Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory (BAO), Byurakan 0213, Aragatzotn province, Armenia

Tel.:                 +374-10-26-37-97

E-mail:             hhaik@bao.sci.am