Events

  • Nuclear Disasters at Chernobyl, Fukushima, and Three-Mile Island

    Date: February 12, 2013
    Event Type: Seminar
    Speaker: Vahe Kharazyan, Head, Instrumentation and Control Department, Yerevan Combined Cycle Power Plant (Yerevan JEK)
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    A seminar exploring the nuclear disasters at Chernobyl, Fukushima and Three-Mile Island was organized by the College of Science and Engineering and the AUA Acopian Center for the Environment. ... Read more

  • Mining and Socio-Economic Policy: Armenia’s Choices

    Date: November 30, 2012
    Event Type: International Scientific Symposium
    Speakers: Saleem Ali and 12 national and international experts
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    International and local experts were in Yerevan on for a one-day conference examining the choices available to Armenia as it tries to balance economic gains with that of social equity as well as ... Read more

  • Solar Architecture

    Date: November 28, 2012
    Event Type: Seminar
    Speaker: Artak Hambarian, Associate Director, College of Science and Engineering, American University of Armenia
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    More than 20 architecture and engineering students and professionals received certificates for completing a course on Solar Architecture organized by the “Improving Energy Efficiency in Buildings” project of the UNDP’s ... Read more

  • Environmental Impact of Armenia’s Proposed Nuclear Power Plant

    Date: November 9, 2012
    Event Type: Seminar
    Speaker: Lief Erickson, Deputy Chief, USAID Project Providing Support to Armenia’s Energy Sector
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    AUA’s College of Science and Engineering organized a seminar focusing on the environmental impact assessment of Armenia’s new nuclear power plant, featuring Mr. Lief Erickson, the Deputy Chief of the USAID ... Read more

  • Swedish-Armenian Contact Seminar

    Date: October 25-26, 2012
    Event Type: Networking Event
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    AUA faculty and researches joined colleagues from Armenia and Sweden for an international seminar at Yerevan State University focused on building cooperation between Swedish and Armenian universities. 

    The two day Swedish-Armenian Contact Seminar brought together more than 60 Armenian and 30 Swedish academics and researches to ... Read more

  • International Greening Education Event in Germany

    Date: October 2012
    Event Type: Workshop
    Participant: Alen Amirkhanian, Director, AUA Acopian Center for the Environment
    Venue: Karlsruhe, Germany

    The American University of Armenia participated in an annual get-together of educators from around the world to discuss environmental and sustainability topics in the education sector. The International Greening Education Event (IGEE), held in Karlsruhe, Germany, provided participants ... Read more

  • Role of Safety, Health, and Communities in Mining and Metals

    Date: May 3, 2012
    Event Type: Seminar
    Speakers: Margrit von Braun, Ronald Dobbin, Susan Spalinger
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    The AUA’s College of Health Sciences and Acopian Center for the Environment organized a Seminar on Lessons Learned from Hazardous Waste Sites from Around the World and a Panel Discussion on the Role of Safety, Health, ... Read more

  • Biological Diversity and Conservation Problems of the Fauna of the Caucasus

    Date: September 2011
    Event type: International Conference
    Speakers: See program
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    The AUA Acopian Center for the Environment became a co-organizer of the International Conference “Biological Diversity and Conservation Problems of the Fauna of the Caucasus” participated by more than 150 conservationists and scientists from 9 countries. Results of the Conference are ... Read more

  • GIS and Remote Sensing

    Date: December 16, 2008
    Event Type: Conference
    Venue: American University of Armenia

    The first conference on the use of GIS and Remote Sensing in Armenia was a big success. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are highly sophisticated computer programs which are used to analyze and store spatial data, produce maps, and make prognoses. ... Read more

  • Save Shikahogh Reserve

    In 2006 the ECRC at the American University of Armenia, along with its EcoArmenia partners, started a company regarding a proposed new highway that would run through the middle of the Shikahogh Forest Reserve in southern Armenia, which is the unique habitat for variety of endangered flora and fauna.
    In late 2004, the Ministry of ... Read more

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