Group members

The core of the group is based at Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory. We are currently also collaborating with a number of external scientists from various countries. See our recent publications for these collaborative efforts.

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Dr. Armen Sedrakian,

Group leader

Armen Sedrakian holds a PhD from Yerevan State University (Armenia) and  Habilitation from Tübingen University (Germany). He is based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, where he is a Fellow at the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies.

 

Dr. Daniel Baghdasaryan,

Scientist

Daniel has been at Byurakan Observatory since 2015 and joined the group in 2018. He holds a PhD from Yerevan State University. His PhD work was focused on the superfluid properties of neutron stars.

Dr. Arus Harutyunyan,

Scientist

Arus joined the group in 2018 after completing her PhD at Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, with summa cum laude on “Relativistic Hydrodynamics and Transport in Strongly Correlated Systems”.

Dr. Mekhak Hayrapetyan,

Senior Scientist

Mekhak is based at Yerevan State University. He has received  PhD from Yerevan State University in 1996 and has been active in the field of compact objects since then. His past and current work is focused on the superfluid properties of neutron stars and generation of gravitational waves by compact stars.