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Avetik Harutyunyan

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  • Chief Scientist (Honda Research Institute)
  • Adjunct Research Professor (Penn State University)

Email: aharutyunyan [ AT ] honda [ DASH ] ri [ DOT ] com

Education

  1. 1988 - Diploma of Ph.D. in Physics and Mathematics (Academy Science of USSR, Specialty -“Solid State Physics/Condensed Matter”)
  2. 1981 - Diploma (Honor) of Phys. Dept. of National State University (Armenian Republic,
  3. Specialty – Solid State and Quantum Electronics)

Biography:

Chief Scientist, Project Leader 2010-current
Honda Research Institute USA Inc., Columbus OH, USA

Principal Scientist, Project Leader 2004 - 2010
Honda Research Institute USA Inc., Columbus OH, USA

Senior Scientist 2002(Feb.) - 2004
Honda Research Institute USA Inc., Columbus OH, USA

Research Associate 1999 (Nov.) -2002(Feb.)
Department of Physics and Astronomy, The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, USA
(Prof. P. Eklund’s group)

Senior Scientific Researcher 1992-1999
Institute of Chemical Physics Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia

Director of Technology 1993-1995
Moscow, Russian Federation

Senior Scientific Researcher 1989-1992
Head of ESR and Magnetism group

Scientific Researcher 1986-1989
Laboratory of Solid State Physics
Institute for Physical Research Armenian Academy of Sciences, Armenia.

Scientist 1981-1983
Scientific Research Institute “Magnon”, Moscow, Armenian Branch

Lecturer 1981-1983
Pedagogical Institute, Dept. Of Physics (Armenian Republic)

Visiting Professor
Institute of Molecular Spectroscopy, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznan, Poland 1991
Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland 1988, 1993, 1995

Honors and Awards

  • 2012 – Inventor Award (Honda Research Institute USA Inc., USA)
  • 2010 - Company President Award
  • 2009- Most Valuable Researcher Award (Honda Research Institute USA Inc., USA)
  • 2007- MRS best presentation award (San Francisco, USA)
  • 2006- Most Valuable Researcher Award (Honda Research Institute USA Inc., USA)
  • 2005- Inventor Award (Honda Research Institute USA Inc., USA)
  • 2002- Inventor Award (Penn State University, State College, USA)
  • 2001- Inventor Award (Penn State University, State College, USA)
  • 1998 – Award from Organizing Committee Second International Conference of “Scientific and
  • Clinical Applications of Magnetic Carriers” (Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
  • 1997 – Award from Russian Foundation for Fundamental Science (Moscow, Russia)
  • 1995 – Award from Russian Foundation for Fundamental Science (Moscow, Russia)
  • 1995 – International Science Foundation Award (New York, USA)
  • 1995- Award from Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Physics (Warsaw, Poland)
  • 1995 – Award from Organizing Committee “N.A.T.O. Advanced Research Workshop
  • Magnetism” (Bordeaux, France)
  • 1994 – Individual award from International Science Foundation (New York, USA)
  • 1981 - Best young researcher award for work “Dynamic Jahn-Teller Effect in Cu2+ doped LiIO3
  • crystals” (National State University, Armenia)