Yuri Vardanyan
Education
1954 - 1959 Graduated from Yerevan State University, Faculty of Physmath Sciences, Qualification: Physicist.
1960 - 1963 Post Graduate Study at Academy of Sciences of Armenian SSR

Academic degree
1964: Candidate of Physical-Mathematical Sciences, Topical Thesis: “On some astrophysical applications of relativistic thermodynamics and Einstein’s equations”, Yerevan State University, Armenia.
1971: Doctor of PhysMath. Sciences, Topical Thesis: “Some problems of the physics of superdense celestial objects”, Yerevan State University, Armenia.

Professional experience
1960 - 1965: Junior research scientist, senior research scientist at R&D Center of Physical-technical laboratory of Academy of Sciences of Armenian SSR.
1965 - 1973: Senior Lecturer, Assistant Professor at Yerevan State University, Chair of Theoretical Physics
1973 - 1974: Professor at Yerevan State University, Chair of Nuclear Physics
1974 - 2000: Head of Chair of Wave Processes Theory and Physics, Faculty of Radiophysics, Yerevan State University
1975 - 2017: Dean of the Faculty of Radiophysics, Yerevan State University
2010 - up to now: Corresponding Member of NAS RA

Academic courses
Electrodynamics and Special Relativity,
Theoretical nuclear physics,
General Theory of Relativity,
Selected chapters of Space physics,
History of physics

Scale of professional interests
Theoretical nuclear physics
Astrophysics
Physics of superdense celestial stars

Awards, Honors
Medal “For distinguished public service” , 1970
Deed of Honor of the Supreme Soviet of Armenian SSR, 1980
Medal of the Republic of Armenia “Anania Shirakatsi” 2000
Award medal of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, 2010
Award medal of the Ministery of Defence named after Drastamat Kanayan, 2009
Gold Medals of Yerevan State University, 2007, 2010
Honorary Worker of Science of the Republic of Armenia 2014

Professional membership
Member of the Council of Faculty of Radiophysics (YSU)
Member of Specialized Council 048 of YSU (on Theoretical Physics)
Member of Specialized Council 049 of Byurakan astrophysical observatory (on Astrophysics)
Member of Society of Armenian Physicists
Corresponding member of NAS RA

Language skills
Armenian, Russian, English

yuvartanyan@ysu.am
(+374 10) 53-70-07
Yuri Vardanyan
1936-2019