Synopsys University Program

Vazgen Sh Melikyan

Vazgen Sh Melikyan - Synopsys University Program

Speaker: Vazgen Shavarsh Melikyan

Bio: Vazgen Sh. Melikyan, Professor, Corresponding Member of National Academy of Science of Armenia, Doctor of Technical Sciences, Honorable Scientist of Armenia, Director of Educational Department of Synopsys Armenia CJSC, Head of “Microelectronic Circuits and Systems” (MCS) Chair of National Polytechnic University of Armenia (NPUA).

Born in 1956. He has received diploma in Computer Science in Yerevan Polytechnic Institute in 1978 graduating from Cybernetics Department. He received his PhD degree in Moscow Engineering-Physics Institute in 1984, was conferred Academic rank of Associate Professor in Computer Science Supreme Certification Board in Moscow, 1985. He was granted the degree of Doctor of Technical Sciences in SEUA, Yerevan, 2006 and Academic rank of Professor in Technical Sciences in SEUA, Yerevan, 2006. In 2010 he was selected as an Academician of Engineering Academy of RA. In 2014 he was selected as a Corresponding Member of National Academy of Sciences of RA. He has been the head of various international projects. On September 18, 2007 by decree of RA President he has been conferred the title of Honorable Scientist of the Republic of Armenia. On April 10, 2010 by decree of RA President he has been conferred “President of the Republic Prize” in “Technical Sciences and Information Technologies” area. In 2011 he was awarded with Gold medal of NPUA. In the same year Yerevan State University awarded him with a Diploma “For Achievements in Science and Significant Contribution in University Education Development”, as well as Honorable Medal of European Regional Educational Academy 10-year Anniversary. He is also Honorary Professor of National Research University MIET since 2012 and European University. In 2016 Vazgen Melikyan has been awarded with Gold medal of the Ministry of Education and Science of Armenia for "the greatest contribution to the field of education and science", Gold Medal of Yerevan State University for significant contribution in the field of University Education and Science and the long-term fruitful cooperation with Yerevan State University, Gold Medal of the Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University for many years of close cooperation, training highly qualified specialists in "Design and Technology of Electronic Means" specialization, Gold Medal of VivaCell-MTS for significant contribution in the field of Education and Science. He is the author of 11 monographs, more than 280 scientific and 135 methodical publications, had more than 150 reports in international conferences. 60 PhD dissertations have been realized and successfully defended under his supervision.

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