College Administration & Staff

Aram Hajian, PhD
Dean, Associate Professor
Dr. Hajian received his Mechanical Engineering B.S. degree from Stanford University and M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Engineering Sciences from Harvard University. After working in the Biomechanics Group at Exponent, Read More
Aram Hajian, PhDDean, Associate Professor

Dr. Hajian received his Mechanical Engineering B.S. degree from Stanford University and M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Engineering Sciences from Harvard University.

After working in the Biomechanics Group at Exponent, Inc., he relocated to Armenia in 2000, where he has worked in a number of hi-tech, entrepreneurial and community positions. He has served as Executive Director of MadeinArmeniadirect.com and as a Managing Consultant at Arlex Intl. in Yerevan. He is also a co-founder and board member of the Chess Academy of Armenia. His scholarly publications are in the area of biomechanics and relate to the mechanical characterization of the human hand. He teaches several courses in the College of Science and Engineering.

Hayk Nersisyan, PhD
BS in CS Program Chair, Assistant Professor
Hayk Nersisyan joined CSE as an adjunct lecturer in 2014.  In 2015 Hayk Nersisyan was appointed as the Program Chair of BS in Computer Science program. Nersisyan holds a PhD Read More
Hayk Nersisyan, PhDBS in CS Program Chair, Assistant Professor

Hayk Nersisyan joined CSE as an adjunct lecturer in 2014.  In 2015 Hayk Nersisyan was appointed as the Program Chair of BS in Computer Science program. Nersisyan holds a PhD in Mathematics from University of Cergy-Pontoise, France and spent one and a half years as a postdoctoral fellow in Basque Center for Applied Mathematics, Spain. He has research interests in: Controllability and stabilization of PDEs, Equations of fluid mechanics, optimization of water wave equations, and machine learning.

 

Higher Education:

2011, PhD in Mathematics
University of Cergy Pontoise, France

2007, Master in Mathematics,
Yerevan State University

2005, Bachelor of Mathematics,
Yerevan State University

 

Courses taught:

  • Calculus 1
  • Calculus 2
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Business Math
  • Real Analysis
  • Ordinary Differential Equation
  • Single Variable Calculus
  • Multi Variable Calculus

 

Publications: 

  1. Nersisyan, D. Dutykh and E. Zuazua, Generation of two-dimensional water waves by moving bottom disturbances, IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics, 2014.
  2. Nersesyan and H. Nersisyan, Global exact controllability in infinite time of Schrodinger equation: Multidimensional case
  3. Nersisyan, Stabilization of the 2D incompressible Euler system in an infinite strip, to appear in Annales de l’Institut Henri Poincare / Analyse non lineaire.
  4. Nersesyan and H. Nersisyan, Global exact controllability in infinite time of Schrodinger equation, J. Math. Pures et Appl., 97(4):295-317, 2012.
  5. Nersisyan, Controllability of the 3D compressible Euler system, Communications in Partial Differential Equations, 36(9) 1544 -1564, 2011.
  6. Nersisyan, Controllability of 3D incompressible Euler equations by a finite-dimensional external force, ESAIM Control Optim. Calc. Var., 16(3):677-694, 2010.

Research database IDs:

Google Scholar: https://t.ly/y6Wn

 

Office location: 320W, PAB

Artak Hambarian, PhD
Associate Director, Engineering Research Center
Dr. Hambarian serves as Assistant Professor and Researcher in the CSE. He has supervised a number of international research projects related to alternative energy and design of test equipment for Read More
Artak Hambarian, PhDAssociate Director, Engineering Research Center

Dr. Hambarian serves as Assistant Professor and Researcher in the CSE. He has supervised a number of international research projects related to alternative energy and design of test equipment for the semiconductor industry.

His interests include issues related to product life-cycles, heuristic scheduling, renewable energy, solar hot water and photovoltaic applications, as well as topics in semiconductor technology, such as interaction of laser radiation with semiconductor surfaces both for testing and for modification of characteristics.

Rubina Danilova, PhD
Operations Manager
Dr. Danilova is an AUA graduate from the Masters Program in CIS, earned after a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology & Medicine from Yerevan State Medical University. Her interests include brain-cell Read More
Rubina Danilova, PhDOperations Manager

Dr. Danilova is an AUA graduate from the Masters Program in CIS, earned after a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology & Medicine from Yerevan State Medical University. Her interests include brain-cell protection as well as bioinformatics (data mining in bioinformatic databases).

In 2007, Dr. Danilova won the 1st Category Award in the RA Presidential annual IT contest sponsored by “Synopsys Armenia” and “Hayastan” All-Armenian Fund. Her brain-cell protection project was awarded a DAAD research grant in 2005.

Habet Madoyan, PhD
BS in Data Science Program Chair, Assistant Professor
Habet Madoyan joined CSE in 2013 as an Adjunct Instructor. In 2018 he was appointed as the inaugural Chair of the BS in Data Science Program. The areas of his Read More
Habet Madoyan, PhDBS in Data Science Program Chair, Assistant Professor

Habet Madoyan joined CSE in 2013 as an Adjunct Instructor. In 2018 he was appointed as the inaugural Chair of the BS in Data Science Program. The areas of his scientific expertise include conjoint analysis, machine learning, predictive modeling, data visualization, optimization and forecasting. He is the founder of a data-science consulting company ans is active in the data sciences community, start-ups, and the Yerevan R users’ Group Meetup. Habet is also the co-founder of Mychoice which is an online market research tool that automates conjoint analysis from the experimental design to estimation and report generation.
Habet Madoyan holds a Ph.D in Management from the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia and an MBA from the University of Missouri, Columbia.

Higher education

2012, Master of Business Administration
University of Missouri-Columbia, USA

2007, PhD.  in Economics, Emphasis on management
National Academy of Sciences of RA: Institute of Economics, Armenia

2004, Master’s degree in Mathematical Methods and Transaction Analysis in Economy
Yerevan State University of Economics

Courses taught:

  • Applied Statistics
  • Data Mining and predictive analytics
  • Sports Analytics
  • Data Mining
  • Design and Analysis of Experiments
  • Data Science

Office location: 323w/PAB

Arthur Khalatyan
ME in Industrial Engineering Program Chair, CSE Industry Liaison
Arthur Khalatyan joined CSE as an Adjunct Lecturer in 2015. Arthur  earned his Bachelor’s degree in Economist with Yerevan State University of Economics and his MSc in Analysis, Design and Read More
Arthur KhalatyanME in Industrial Engineering Program Chair, CSE Industry Liaison

Arthur Khalatyan joined CSE as an Adjunct Lecturer in 2015. Arthur  earned his Bachelor’s degree in Economist with Yerevan State University of Economics and his MSc in Analysis, Design and Management of Information System with London School of Economics and Political Science, department of Management. Prior to joining AUA, Arthur was actively involved in Educational projects, and served as academic affairs principal at Ayb school and head of teacher professional development unit with National Program for Educational Excellence. He has extensive experience in design and management of professionals and personal development programs. Arthur is also focusing his research and consultancy activities on technology driven change management and systems design, as well as development of technological ecosystem and the role of secondary and higher education, also serving as Inaugural industry liaison with Akian College of Science and Engineering.
Arthur spent around 10 years in management consultancy in banking and energy sectors and started his career as a financial reporter and TV program producer. Arthur’s specializations include Talent Learning and Development in Tech Industry, Design of Collaborative and Communication Information Services, Education Management, Communications and Marketing.

 

Higher education

2010, Master of Science
Name of University London School of Economics and Political Science

2000, Diploma of Economist
Yerevan State University of Economics

Courses taught:

  • Design and Innovation of Information Systems
  • Building Learning Organization

Publications: 

Church Management in Telecommunications, IS Channel, LSE, Vol 5

https://t.ly/veYW

 

Office location: 330W/PAB

Knarik Gevorgyan
ERC Operations and Communications Coordinator
Knarik Gevorgyan joined CSE  in March 2014. Knarik Gevorgyan earned her BA degree at Yerevan State Linguistic University after Brusov and her MA degree at Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea. Read More
Knarik GevorgyanERC Operations and Communications Coordinator

Knarik Gevorgyan joined CSE  in March 2014.

Knarik Gevorgyan earned her BA degree at Yerevan State Linguistic University after Brusov and her MA degree at Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea.

She has worked as a teacher/professor of Korean, translator/interpreter and program coordinator.

 

Office location: 319W/PAB

 

Hranush Papyan
CSE Operations & Communications Coordinator
Hranush Papyan joined CSE in 2014 as Administrative Assistant. She has earned her BA degree in Agribusiness and Marketing from Agribusiness Teaching Center and Armenian State Agrarian University. Engineering Sciences Read More
Hranush PapyanCSE Operations & Communications Coordinator

Hranush Papyan joined CSE in 2014 as Administrative Assistant. She has earned her BA degree in Agribusiness and Marketing from Agribusiness Teaching Center and Armenian State Agrarian University.

Engineering Sciences undergraduate program advisor.

Office Location: 319W/PAB

Ani Asatryan
Administrative Assistant
Ani Asatryan joined CSE in 2018. After getting her BA degree as a Linguist in 2011 and Master`s degree in the sphere of International Relations in 2013 at Yerevan State Read More
Ani AsatryanAdministrative Assistant

Ani Asatryan joined CSE in 2018.

After getting her BA degree as a Linguist in 2011 and Master`s degree in the sphere of International Relations in 2013 at Yerevan State University of Linguistics and Social Sciences after V. Brusov, Ani Asatryan worked as a financial advisor in “Converse Bank” CJSC during 2012-2013, after which worked as a Management Coordinator in “Prime Insurance Brokers” LLC during 2013-2018.

Office Location: 324W/PAB

Satenik Mnatsakanyan
BS in Engineering Sciences Program Chair, Lecturer
Satenik Mnatsakanyan has about 19 years of experience in IT industry, including advanced data analytics companies in the USA and Armenia, building distributed/cloud applications for innovative businesses, as well as Read More
Satenik MnatsakanyanBS in Engineering Sciences Program Chair, Lecturer

Satenik Mnatsakanyan has about 19 years of experience in IT industry, including advanced data analytics companies in the USA and Armenia, building distributed/cloud applications for innovative businesses, as well as media distribution portals and peer-to-peer networks. Satenik has repatriated to Armenia in 2013.
Satenik has joined AUA in 2014 as an Adjunct Lecturer. She has more than 10 years of teaching experience.

Education
2004, Master’s Degree
Yerevan State University – Faculty of Informatics and Applied Mathematics

2002, Bachelor’s Degree
Yerevan State University – Faculty of Informatics and Applied Mathematics

Courses taught

  • CSE 120 Introduction to the World of Programming
  • ENGS 110 Introduction to Programming
  • ENGS 115 Data Structures and Algorithms
  • CS 110 Introduction to Computer Science
  • CS 120 Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming
  • CS 121 Data Structures and Algorithms
  • CS 322 Software Engineering

 

Office location: 319W/PAB