Dr. Boghosian was appointed president of AUA in 2010 as the university’s first resident president. Under his leadership, the university underwent very rapid expansion and became more integrated into the landscape of Armenian higher education. Most notably, the university successfully launched the undergraduate program in 2013, doubling student enrollment and setting it on a course to double again by 2016. During Dr. Boghosian’s tenure, the university’s Extension program also underwent rapid expansion, including the opening of new and modern classroom facilities in Gyumri, Dilijan, and Stepanakert.
In recognition of his role as AUA president, Dr. Boghosian is a recipient of the “Order of the Republic of Armenia,” presented by the Prime Minister, and the “Gold Medal,” presented by the Minister of Education and Science.
Dr. Boghosian received his bachelor’s degree in physics, and master’s degree in nuclear engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and his doctorate in applied science from the University of California, Davis. He has taught as a visiting professor in many universities around the globe, including Peking University in Beijing, China; the École Normale Supérieure in Paris; and the International Center for Theoretical Physics in Trieste, Italy. He is a member of numerous editorial boards.
This event is in English. Simultaneous interpretation into Armenian will be provided.
This event is open to public.