Risk Assessment and Best Practices in Mine Waste Management


Date: November 2, 2015
Event Type: Discussion with Civil Society
Guest Speakers: Mr. Ricky Collins (SLR Consulting, UK) & Mr. Håkan Tarras-Wahlberg (Swedish Geologic, AB, Sweden)
Event Title: Risk Assessment and Best Practices in Mine Waste Management
Venue: Room 308E, PAB, American University of Armenia

The World Bank office in Armenia, Swedish Geologic AB, and the ...

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The Power of Partnerships: American Trends that Entrepreneurs around the World Can Use for Profit, People and the Planet


Date: October 12, 2015
Event Type: Public Talk
Speaker: Mr. Matt Bogoshian, JD
Event Title: The Power of Partnerships: American Trends that Entrepreneurs around the World Can Use for Profit, People and the Planet
Venue: Alex and Marie Manoogian Hall, PAB, American University of Armenia

As the United Nations rolls out its new sustainable development goals, ...

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OZONE: All There Is between You and UV


Date: September 15, 2015
Event Type: Information Session
Guest Speakers: Ms. Liana Ghahramanyan and Ms. Anne Fenner
Event Title: OZONE: All There Is between You and UV
Venue: 414W, PAB, American University of Armenia

A short introduction into the problem of the ozone layer depletion will be followed by the international response and results gained by ...

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Computational Design with Grasshopper


Date: July 24-25, 2015
Event Type: Workshop
Instructor: Biayna Bogosian
Event Title: Computational Design with Grasshopper
Venue: 208E, PAB, American University of Armenia

This workshop introduces participants to Grasshopper, a node-based algorithmic editor that functions as a plug-in within the Rhinoceros environment. Grasshopper enables designers to explore variation and possibilities in an efficient workflow. Furthermore, Grasshopper ...

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Designing with Data


Date: July 20, 2015
Event Type: Discussion
Event Title: Designing with Data
Venue: 308E, PAB, American University of Armenia

Through the development of information technologies our relationship with objects and the built environment have become intrinsic that has allowed the world to become a live information platform. The rise of digital methods in design, real-time environmental ...

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2015 Summer Graduate Courses at AUA on GIS and Remote Sensing


Date: May 25 – June 15, 2015
Event Type: Graduate Course
Event Title: ENV 320: Solving Environmental Problems Using GIS
Instructors: Hovik Sayadyan and Arthur Dolmajian
Venue: American University of Armenia

The course aims to introduce and develop introductory and intermediate skills in application of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to visualize, analyze, and interpret relationships, patterns ...

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Training on Photovoltaic & Solar Thermal Collector Installation


Deadline: May 8, 2015
Event Type: Training
Venue: American University of Armenia

Starting mid-May 2015, the American University of Armenia is installing 3.3 kW photovoltaic and 45 kW solar thermal heating capacity on its Paramaz Avedisian Building. In addition, it is retrofitting its 5 kW photovoltaic system already installed on AUA’s Main Building.

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Digital and Virtual Platforms for Environmental Education


Date: May 5, 2015
Event Title: Digital and Virtual Platforms for Environmental Education
Instructors: Artur Avagyan and Lusine Gharajyan
Venue: American University of Armenia

The seminar series is supported by a Norwegian Government grant to develop environmental education capacity in Armenia, including establishment and strengthening of the Environmental Education Network (EEN).

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Development 2.0: Social Innovation


Date: April 28, 2015
Event Type: Public Lecture
Speaker: Ms. Marina Mkhitaryan, Kolba Innovations Lab Lead United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Venue: 308E Lecture Hall, American University of Armenia

Ms. Marina Mkhitaryan will discuss the next step in Armenia’s development, namely strengthening the country’s ability for social innovation. She will talk about how Kolba Lab, a ...

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U.S. Innovation & Policy for Clean & Renewable Energy


Date: April 27, 2015
Event Type: Public Lecture
Speaker: Dr. Patrick Meyer, Science & Technology Advisor, Economic Growth Office, USAID Armenia Mission
Venue: Manoogian Hall, American University of Armenia

In recent years, the United States has registered significant energy efficiency and renewable energy gains:
 Solar electricity generation in the United States has increased 4000% since 2010;
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