**Education**

1966 - 1971: Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics, YSU

1971 - 1974: Post-Graduate Courses, Faculty of Applied Mathematics, YSU

**Academic degree**

Candidate of Science (in Mathematics), “Compactness and Partial Solvability of the Non-inclusion Relation for some Classes of Program Schemas”, 4 of December 1980, Computer Center of Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Moscow, USSR.

Doctor of Science (in Mathematics), “Functional and Logical Programming Languages (Formalization, Analysis, Interpretation)”, 24 of October 1997, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia.

**Professional experience**

2007 - present: Head of Chair of Programming and Information Technologies, Faculty of Informatics and Applied Mathematics, Yerevan State University (YSU)

2001 - 2007: Head of Chair of System Programming, Faculty of Informatics and Applied Mathematics, YSU

2000 - 2001: Professor of Chair of Algorithmic Languages, Faculty of Informatics and Applied Mathematics, YSU

1992 - 2000: Docent of Chair of Algorithmic Languages, Faculty of Informatics and Applied Mathematics, YSU

1991 - 1992: Head of Chair of Algorithmic Languages, Faculty of Informatics and Applied Mathematics, YSU

1982 - 1990: Docent of Chair of Computer Software, Faculty of Applied Mathematics, YSU

1975 - 1982: Assistant of Chair of Computer Software, Faculty of Applied Mathematics, YSU

October 1997, March - April 1997: M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia

September - 1990: Eötvös Lorant University, Budapest, Hungary

February - May 1985, September - December 1980: M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, USSR

**Academic courses**

Translation Theory, Functional Programming Systems, Semantics of Programming Languages, Foundations of Logic Programming

**Scale of professional interests**

Programming Languages and Systems, Functional Programming and Lambda Calculus, Logic Programming, Mathematical Models of Computation

Participation in grant projects (present and past) Grants of Government of Armenia: 94-719, 2000 - 13, 0828, 0119, 1027

**Languages**

Armenian, Russiаn, English

**Professional membership**

Mathematical Society of Armenia

Professional council 044 “Mathematical Cybernetics and Mathematical Logic”

Editorial staff of scientific journal “Proceedings of the Yerevan State University, Physical and Mathematical Sciences”, Yerevan State University Press

**nigiyan@ysu.am**