Աշխարհագրության և երկրաբանության ֆակուլտետ
Faculty of Geography and Geology
In 1933 - 1934 academic year the Geological - Geographical Faculty has been formed in YSU. :
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Hovik Y. Sayadyan

Professor | Chair of Physical Geography
Education
1989 - 1994: Yerevan state university, Faculty of Geography,
Chair of Physical Geography (First class degree)

Scientific titles
1997: Candidate of geographycal sciences (Physical geography)
2005: Docent of Armenian state agrarian university
2012: Doctor of geographical sciences (geoecology)

Work experience
2005 to date: Head of International Department, Armenian State Agrarian University (ASAU), Associate professor in the Forestry and Agro-Ecology Departments, ASAU.
2003 - 2005: Head of International Relations Office, Armenian Agricultural Academy. Lecturer, Forestry and Agro-Ecology Departments, Armenian Agricultural Academy.
2001 - 2003: Head of International Relations Office, Armenian Agricultural Academy. Lecturer, Agro-Ecology Department, Armenian Agricultural Academy.
1998 - 1999: Deputy Head, Hydrology and Water Resource Center (HWRC) of the Hydrometeorological Agency, Yerevan, Republic of Armenia.
1997 - 1999: Lecturer of Hydrometeorological subjects, Faculty of Geography, Yerevan State University (YSU).
1996 - 1998: Head Specialist and Head in the Water Forecasting Department of Operative Hydrometeorological Forecasting Center (OHFC) in Hydrometeorological Agency, Yerevan, Republic of Armenia.
1994 - 1997: Postgraduate student of Yerevan state university
1996 - 1997: First Category Specialist of Hydrology Department (Hydrology and Water Resources Center - HWRC) of Hydrometeorological Agency, Yerevan, Republic of Armenia.
1995 - 1996: Specialist of Hydrology Department (Hydrology and Water Resources Center - HWRC) in Hydrometeorological Agency, Yerevan, Republic of Armenia.

Reading courses
Yerevan State University/Geographic Faculty of (YSU)(2009-to date)
Water resources of Armenia and increasing of their effective utilisation
The climate of Armenia
American University of Armenia (AUA) (2010; 2011)
Environmental conservation (ESC-295)
Armenian State Agrarian University /Agro-Ecology Department (ASAU)(2001 to date)
Chemistry of Biosphere

Field of scientific interests
Geography, Hydrometeorology, Landscape Planning, Geographic Information Systems, Remote Sensing, Geo-ecology, Agro-ecology, Nature Protection and Conservation, Sustainable Forest Management.

Language skills
Armenian, Russian, English (excellent), French (good)

Participation to International conferences and seminars
Amount of conferences - 43, Sweden, France, Germany, USA, Italy, RF, Bulgaria, People's Republic of China

Public work
Since 2009- Scientific secretary of Armenian geographic society (AGS)

Special prepareness
2011 - 2013: EU Tempus project coordinator ASAU. “Geographic information technology for sustainable development in Eastern neighboring countries (GIDEC)”
2010 - 2013: EU Tempus project coordinator ASAU. “Establishment of Master course in applied biological sciences for Georgian and Armenian universities”(MAPB).
2009 - 2014: Expert-evaluator. State Scientific Committee of Ministry of Education and Science of Republic of Armenia for natural sciences.
01.09.2001 - 31.12.2003: and (01.04.2007-31.12. Leader. Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) and Armenian State Agrarian University (ASAU) co-operation project on “Forestry education reforms at ASAU” from Armenian side. Project was supported by Swedish Agency for International Development (SIDA).
01.11.2006 - 30.03.2008: Co-ordinator and principal researcher. “Landscape Planning on lake Sevan basin” project with consultancy of Berlin Technical University, Germany and Institute of Geography of Irkutsk, Russia and financial support from German Federal Agency for Nature Protection (BfN).
05.04 - 07.04.2006: Researcher. General report for Forestry Outlook Study for West and Central Asia (FOWECA) of UN FAO organized “Urban and Peri-Urban Forestry and Greening” workshop. Rome, Italy.
23.03 - 27.03.2003: FAO mission local counterpart. Review of the Forestry Sector in Armenia - Final Mission of FAO.
2001: Expert. The preparation of the second national report "Armenia - Climate Changes Study in the Country". Presentation of one report.
1997 - 1998: Expert. the preparation of the first national report «Armenia - Climate Changes Study in the Country". Presentation of two reports.

Վարդենիսի հրաբխային բարձրավանդակի սարահարթերի ջրարբիացման պրոբլեմը
1999 | Article
ԵՊՀ Գիտական տեղեկագիր, Բնական գիտություններ, 1999, #2, էջ 119-123
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Սևանա լճի ավազանի լանդշաֆտների հետազոտման մեթոդիկա
1996 | Article
ԵՊՀ Գիտական տեղեկագիր, Բնական գիտություններ, 1996, #2, էջ 90-93
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Contacts
Contacts:

Dean - Candidate of Geological Sciences,
Associate Professor Marat Grigoryan

Dean's Office:
(+374 60) 71-04-31 (inner line 34-31, 38-75),
geo@ysu.am