Education and Employment

 

Education

 

1969 – 1979

Pupil (finished with a Gold Medal)

No. 114 secondary school with English bias

Yerevan

France

1977 – 1978

Courses of French

Yerevan House of Techniques

Yerevan

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1979 – 1982

B.Sc. student

Department of Physics, Yerevan State Univ.

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1980 – 1983

Courses of English; Diploma of a translator of English

Faculty of Social Professions, YSU

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1982

B.Sc. degree in Physics

Department of Physics, Yerevan State Univ.

YSU

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1982 – 1984

M.Sc. student

Chair of Astrophysics, Yerevan State Univ.

YSU

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1984

M.Sc. degree in Astrophysics

Chair of Astrophysics, Yerevan State Univ.

YSU

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1988 – 1991

Post-graduate fellowship

Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory

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1994

Ph.D. degree in Astrophysics

Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory

BAO

 

Employment

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1986 – 1990

Assistant astronomer

Laboratory of the 2.6m telescope, BAO

BAO

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1990 – 1995

Junior research associate

Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory

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1994 – 2001

Scientific Secretary

Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory

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1995 – 1999

Research associate

Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory

BAO

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1999 – 2007

Senior research associate

Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory

BAO

INI

2000 – presently

Resident Director

Isaac Newton Institute Armenian Branch

INI

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2001 – 2002

President

Armenian Astronomical Society

ArAS

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2001 – presently

Lecturer

Department of Physics, Yerevan State Univ.

YSU

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2002 – presently

Co-President

Armenian Astronomical Society

ArAS

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2002 – presently

Principal Investigator

Digitization of the First Byurakan Survey

DFBS

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2005 – presently

Project Manager

Armenian Virtual Observatory

ArVO

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2005 – presently

Head of a research group

Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory

BAO

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2007 – presently

Leading research associate

Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory

BAO

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2007 – presently

Director’s Advisor on International Affairs

Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory

BAO

NASRA

2009 – presently

Head of Viktor Ambartsumian International Prize office

National Academy of Sciences of Armenia

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2009 – presently

Scientific Secretary, International Steering Committee

Viktor Ambartsumian International Prize

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