1979- graduated from Yerevan State University, Department of Physics
1.candidate - `` The effects of optical azimuthal inhomogeneity in liquid crystals``; 16 November 1987; Yerevan Institute of Applied Problems of Physics).
2.doctoral - `` The optics of one dimensional system with complex structure``; 24 November 2006; Yerevan Institute of Applied Problems of Physics.
1975 -1979 – Student, YSU, Department of Physics
27.12.1979 –20.09.1985 – laboratory assistant at the Department of Physics of YSU.
20.09.1985 –18.09.1989 – senior laboratory assistant at the Department of Physics of YSU.
18.09.1989 – 01.09.2000 – assistant professor at Department of Physics of YSU
01.09.2000 –01.09.2010– associate professor of the Department of Physics of YSU
01.09.2010 – up to now- Full professor of the Department of Physics of YSU
Courses of General Physics and the following special courses: Optics of Photonic crystals and heterostructures; Introduction to Superconductivity; High-Temperature superconductivity; Scientific Programming Environments
Scale of scientific interests Optics; Photonics; Optics of Photonic crystals, Optics of Metamaterials, Optics of Birefringent and Gyrotropic Materials, Optics of Nonreciprocal Media, Superconductivity
Participation in grant projects (present and past)
ANSEF grant # 1264-PS
ANSEF grant # 1718-PS
ANSEF grant # opt - 3517
Armenian, Russian, English
Fellowships, Membership of Professional Societies
Reviewer of Optics Communications, Physics Letters A, Journal of Modern Optics, Modern Physics Letters B, International Journal of Physical Sciences, Optics Express, J. of Nanophotonics and some other journals.