College Administration & Staff

Aram Hajian, PhD
CSE 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, PhDCSE 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, 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.

 

Higher education

1997, PhD Harvard University
Engineering Sciences

1993, M. Sc. Harvard University
Engineering Sciences

1991, B.S. Stanford University
Mechanical Engineering

Courses taught:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Software Project Management
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Freshman Seminar

 

 

 

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.
  7. H. Nersisyan, M. Poghosyan, D. Piliposyan, R. Ghulghazaryan Application of the Obstacle Problem to Pressure Calculation for CMP Modeling TPCM 2019 conference paper, 2019
  8. H. Nersisyan, M. Poghosyan, D. Piliposyan, R. Ghulghazaryan Pressure calculation using obstacle problem for CMP modeling Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 2019

 

Research database IDs:

Google Scholar: https://t.ly/y6Wn

 

Office location: 320W, PAB

Rubina Danilova, PhD
CSE Operations Manager
Rubina Danilova is experienced in Educational Management with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education. She is skilled in Management, Research, Computer Science, Neuroscience. Rubina is an AUA graduate Read More
Rubina Danilova, PhDCSE Operations Manager

Rubina Danilova is experienced in Educational Management with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education. She is skilled in Management, Research, Computer Science, Neuroscience. Rubina is an AUA graduate from the Masters Program in CIS, earned after a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology & Medicine from Yerevan State Medical University. She has also received a Certificate in Leadership and Management of Higher Education Institutions from Maastricht School of Management.
Rubina started teaching at AUA in Fall 2017. Current scientific interests include molecular mechanisms of cognitive processes in the human brain.

 

Higher Education

2007, MS Computer & Information Science
American University of Armenia

2000,  PhD
Institute of Molecular Biology NAS RA and YSMU

1995, Clinical Specialist in Anesthesiology and Reanimatology
Heratsi Yerevan State Medical University

1993, Medical Doctor – General Physician
Heratsi Yerevan State Medical University

Courses taught: The Human Brain (Introduction to Neuroscience)

 

Publications:

1. Danielyan L., Danilova R.L., Buniatian G.H., Proksch B., Dreischer P., Gleiter C.H. (2004) Effects of erythropoietin on the survival of astrocytes in in-vitro model of ischemia. Eur J Clin Phar
2. Karageuzyan K.G., Sekoyan E.S., Boyadjyan V.G., Karagyan A.T., Sekoyan A.E., Hovakimyan S.S., Hovsepyan L.M., Danilova R.L., Karageuzyan M.K. (2004) Metabolic changes of myocardial phospholipids at ischemia reperfusion of brain tissue, and normalization effects of low energetic laser irradiation on this background. Accepted in WCNCH 2004.
3. Sevakyan G.V., Karageuzyan K.G., Hovsepyan L.M., Danilova R.L. (2004) Peculiarities of blood coagulation changes at Familial Mediterranean Fever, and possible explanations of molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis. Accepted in WCNCH 2004.
4. Hovakimyan S.S., Amirkhanyan H.M., Danilova L.L., Amirkhanyan L.T., Danilova R.L. (2000) Dynamics of rat brain tissue and erythrocytes membranes of phospholipids, and qualitative composition under the conditions of experimental alloxan diabetes. Conference of the Armenian International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) Association Yerevan. P.40-41.
5. Karageuzyan K.G., Hovsepyan L.M., Danilova R.L., Hovakimyan S.S., Karageuzyan M.K., Amirkhanyan L.T. (2000) Peculiarities of erythrocytes resistance to peroxidation hemolisis during halothane intoxication of white rats and the effects of sodium thiosulfate on that background. Reports of NAS RA. 374, (2), p.255-257.
6. Oganesyan A.A., Hovsepyan L.M., Ananikyan P.P., Danilova R.L., Karageuzyan M.K. (1999) Toxic effect of halothane anaesthesia on phospholipids metabolism of hepatocytes and brain, as well as its correction by sodium thiosulfate. Abstract for the International Symposium on Diagnostic Medicine. Yerevan. p158
7. Danilova R.L. (1998) Peculiarities of changes in the intesity of free radical oxidation processes in erythrocytes membranes of human lipids at halothane anaesthesia, and corregating effects of sodium thiosulfate. Annals of the Academy of Surgical Science. The Problems of Theoretical and Clinical Medicine. Yerevan.1, p.31-36.
8. Danilova R.L. (1998) Study of the specificity at disturbances of peroxidation process in erythrocyte membranes of patients under halothane anaesthesia conditions. Annals of the Academy of Surgical Sciences. The Problems of Theoretical and Clinical Medicine. Yerevan, 1, p.55-57.
9. Danilova R.L., Karageuzyan K.G. (1998) Dynamics of the peroxidation process in mitochondrial and microsomal fractions of white rats brain under halothane anaesthesia conditions, and normalizing effects of sodium thiosulfate. Abstract for the Xth International Conference on chemistry of organic and elementoorganic peroxides. Moscow, p. B27.
10. Karageuzyan K.G., Oganesyan A.A., Danilova R.L., Hovsepyan L.M., Karageuzyan M.K. (1997) Disorders of the contents and composition of phospholipids in mitochondria membranes of white rat liver at halothane anaesthesia and the normalizing effect of sodium thiosulfate on that background. Reports of NAS RA., 97, (4), p.62-69.
11. Karageuzyan K.G., Oganesyan A.A., Shakaryan M.A., Hovsepyan L.M., Karageuzyan M.K., Danilova R.L. (1997) Disorders in metabolism of phospholipids in white rats brain tissue, and their place in pathogenic complex of toxic effects at halothane anaesthesia. Reports of NAS RA., 97, (4), p.70-74.
12. Karageuzyan K.G., Babloyan A.S., Oganesyan A.A., Danilova R.L., Shakaryan M.A., Karageuzyan M.K., Danilova L.L., Hovsepyan L.M., Kevorkyan G.A. (1996) The role of different antioxidants in normalization of phospholipids composition in brain, liver, myocardial and erythrocyte membranes under fluothane anaesthesia in rats. Journal of Neurochemistry, 67.Suppl, p.S41B.
13. Karageuzyan K.G., Ananikyan P.P., Oganesyan A.A., Hovsepyan L.M., Karageuzyan M.K., Sekoyan E.S., Danilova R.L. (1996) Antioxidant therapy in normalization of brain tissue phospholipids composition disorders, conditioned by fluothane anaesthesia in rats. Journal of Neurochemistry, 67. Suppl., p.S41C.
14. Karageuzyan K.G., Babloyan A.S., Ananikyan P.P., Oganesyan A.A., Danilova R.L., Shakaryan M.A. (1996) Molecular mechanisms of oxidative stress in rat brain under the condition of halothane-induced anaesthesia. The First Conference of the Armenian International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) Association.Yerevan, p.37.
15. Danilova R.L., Anjelov G.O., Markaryan S.G., Oganesyan A.A., Lessish M.R., Karapetyan K.R. (1995) To the question of treating for botulizm. Actual Problems of Clinical Medicine. Book of scientific articles dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Republican Medical Center “Armenia”. Yerevan. p. 92-94.
16. Apoyan V.T., Hovakimyan S.S., Gevorkyan I.Y., Oganesyan A.A., Danilova R.L., Hovakimyan S.S., Karageuzyan K.G., Apoyan V.V. (1995) Pathogenic mechanisms of disorders in phylogenetically stabilized constants at phospholipid- phospholipid ratio in whole blood of patients with cholelithiasis before and after the operation performance. Actual Problems of Clinical Medicine. Book of scientific articles dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Republican Medical Center “Armenia”. Yerevan. p. 252-254.
17. Karageuzyan K.G., Gevorkyan I.Y., Apoyan V.T., Hovakimyan S.S., Danilova R.L., Apoyan V.T., Oganesyan A.A., Hovakimyan S.S., Apoyan V.V. (1995) Disorders of qualitative contents and quantitative composition of phospholipids individual representatives in whole blood of patients with cholelithiasis before and after the operation performance. Actual Problems of Clinical Medicine.// Book of scientific articles dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Republican Medical Center “Armenia” Yerevan, p.317-318.

Awards:

2007 1st Category Annual Educational Award of RA President in IT
2005 DAAD Postdoc Research Fellowship

Office location: 321W/PAB

Ani Asatryan
Engineering Research Center Coordinator
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 AsatryanEngineering Research Center Coordinator

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 Adviser in “Converse Bank” CJSC during 2012-2013, after which worked as a Senior Manager in “Prime Insurance Brokers” LLC during 2013-2018.

Office Location: 319W/PAB

Habet Madoyan, PhD
Assistant Professor, DS Program Chair
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, PhDAssistant Professor, DS Program Chair

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 and 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: 317W/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.

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: 329W/PAB

Amalya Hambardzumyan
Operations and Communications Coordinator
Amalya Hambardzumyan joined CSE in 2021. She has graduated from the American University of Armenia and has gained a Bachelor’s Degree in English & Communications with a specialization in Public Read More
Amalya HambardzumyanOperations and Communications Coordinator

Amalya Hambardzumyan joined CSE in 2021. She has graduated from the American University of Armenia and has gained a Bachelor’s Degree in English & Communications with a specialization in Public Relations and a Master’s Degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL). Amalya has experience in PR, communications, event management, digital marketing, content writing, and teaching English to EFL and ESL learners.

Higher education

2021, MA in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

American University of Armenia

2019, BA in English & Communications

American University of Armenia

Office location: 319W/PAB

Hasmik Grigoryan
Administrative Secretary
Hasmik Grigoryan joined CSE in 2022. She has graduated from Brusov State University, having a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree in the field of Intercultural Communication and Translation. She Read More
Hasmik GrigoryanAdministrative Secretary

Hasmik Grigoryan joined CSE in 2022. She has graduated from Brusov State University, having a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree in the field of Intercultural Communication and Translation. She is a qualified translator. Hasmik has experience in translating legal documents and professional literature. Also, she has 4 years of experience in teaching English.

Higher education

2022, MA in Translation (English-Armenian)

Brusov State University

2020, BA in Translation (English-Armenian)

Brusov State University

Office location: 324W/PAB