Ashot Harutyunyan joined CSE as an adjunct lecturer in 2018. Harutyunyan holds a PhD in Mathematics from Institute for Informatics and Automation Problems of the Armenian National Academy of Sciences. He is a Sr. Data Scientist at VMware. Previously held research positions in industry and academia. He was a visiting scientist of various universities worldwide and a recipient of an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship at University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, 2004-2006. His research interests include information and coding theory, statistics, and data science/machine learning/AI.

**Higher education**

**1997**, PhD in Mathematics

National Academy of Sciences

**1994**, MS in Mathematics

Yerevan State University

**Courses taught:**

- Statistics
- Machine Learning
- Theory of Communication Networks

**Selected publications: **

- N. Harutyunyan, A.V. Poghosyan, N.M. Grigoryan, N.A. Hovhannisyan, and N. Kushmerick, On machine learning approaches for automated log management,
*J.UCS special issue on**Collaborative Technologies and Data Science in Smart City Applications*, vol. 25, issue 8, pp. 925-945, 2019. - N. Harutyunyan, A.V. Poghosyan, and N.M. Grigoryan,Confidence-controlled sampling methods and systems to analyze high-frequency monitoring data and event messages of a distributed computing system, US patent 2019/0026206 A1.
- V. Poghosyan, A.N. Harutyunyan, N.A. Hovhannisyan, N.M. Grigoryan, A.J. Han Vinck, and Y. Chen, Time series quantization and compression subject to distortion measures, Proc. 11
^{th}*AEW on Concepts in Information Theory*, Royal Maas Yacht Club, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, July 3-5, pp. 11-22, 2019. - N. Harutyunyan, A.V. Poghosyan, N.M. Grigoryan, N. Kushmerick, and H Beybutyan:

Identifying changed or sick resources from logs, Proc.*IEEE Int. Conference on Autonomic Computing*(ICAC),Trento, Italy, Sept 3-7, pp. 86-91, 2018. - N. Harutyunyan
**,**A.V. Poghosyan, N. Kushmerick, and N.M. Grigoryan, Learning baseline models of log sources, Proc.*Collaborative Technologies and Data Science in Smart City Applications*(CODASSCA), AUA, Yerevan, Armenia, Sep. 12-15, pp. 145-156, 2018. - N. Harutyunyan, Y. Chen, and A.J. Han Vinck, Thoughts on information-theoretic aspects of several problems in data science, Proc.
*Collaborative Technologies and Data Science in Smart City Applications*(CODASSCA), AUA, Yerevan, Armenia, Sep. 12-15, pp. 118-122, 2018. - M. Longe, K. Ouahada, S. River, A.N. Harutyunyan, and H.C. Ferreira, Distributed demand side management with battery storage for smart home energy scheduling,
*Sustainability*, vol. 9, issue 1, 13p., 2017.

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