Oskanian Armen


Dr. OSKANIAN, Armen Vahé                           

Son of the famous Armenian astronomer Vahé S. OSKANIAN


Member of ArAS (2002)


Research associate, Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory (BAO)

Lecturer at Department of Astrophysics, Yerevan State University (YSU) (2001)

Senior teacher of Astronomy and Physics at Yerevan A.Shirakatsi and “Quantum” special schools (199?-2004)

Council member of the International Astronomical Olympic Committee (2001-2004)

Member of the Jury of International Astronomical Olympiads (IAO)

Supervisor of the Armenian teams at IAO (2001-2004)


Born 20.09.1949 in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. Deceased 10.10.2004, Crimea, Ukraine

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

Works at BAO since 1975

Ph.D. degree (1990, supervisor: V.A. Ambartsumian)


Member of the Euro-Asian Astronomical Society (EAAS)

Awarded the title of the Best teacher of the year in natural sciences in Armenia (2004) ArASNews #11


Research fields: theoretical astrophysics, stellar flares

Publications: more than 30 papers in Astrophysics and Communications of BAO; papers in proceedings of international meetings



See Oskanian’s obituary in ArAS Newsletter #12