Parsamian Elma


Prof. PARSAMIAN, Elma Souren†† ††††††† ††††††††††† †††††††††


Founding member of ArAS (1999)


Principal research associate and Head of Research Group, Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory (BAO)

Professor (1989), Corresponding member of the Armenian National Academy of Sciences (NAS) (2000)

Chairman of the Specialized Council at BAO for scientific degrees

Member of BAO Scientific Council

Member of Editorial Boards of Astrofizika and Historical-Astronomical Investigations


Born 23.12.1929 in Yerevan, Armenia

Graduated from the Yerevan State University (YSU), Department of Astrophysics (1954)

Works at BAO since 1954

Ph.D. degree (1963), Doctor of Science (1983)


Member of the International Astronomical Union (IAU), European Astronomical Society (EAS) and Euro-Asian Astronomical Society (EAAS)

Awarded Anania Shirakatsi medal (2003)


Research fields: flare and T Tauri stars, cometary nebulae, Fuors, archaeoastronomy

Publications: more than 140 papers in Astrophysics, IBVS, Commun. of BAO and Irish Astron. J., papers in proceedings of meetings, numerous popular articles


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

Tel.:††††† †††††††††† +374-10-22-32-87

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See Parsamianís biography in ArAS Newsletter #12