Mihran Gurunian

Adjunct Professor

Mihran Gurunian is a multilingual music technologist and control systems engineer with interests spanning audio systems design, robotics, signal processing and sound-scaping.
After spending over 18 years at the American University of Beirut teaching Audio Engineering and managing the Electrical and Computer Engineering labs (Control Systems, Instrumentation, Industrial Automation, and Machines), Mihran Gurunian joined the AUA Engineering Sciences as an Adjunct Professor in 2021. He also works in TUMO as a Robotics Workshop Leader and Content Developer. Gurunian is also a music producer, songwriter, touring musician, guitarist, and singer with a backlog of releases that include rock, jazz, and Middle-Eastern music. He was the pioneering artist that founded and produced the first Middle-Eastern rock band ‘Blend’ to be signed on a major label EMI in 2003. He also produced the award-winning Armenian rock album ‘Midan’ for Eileen Khatachadorian. His artist alias is Gurumiran, and he currently performs in Armenia with his Namaste Orkestra – a lineup of musicians from Yerevan and TUMO alumni.

Higher Education

2002, ME – Electrical and Computer Engineering

American University of Beirut

2000, BE – Electrical and Computer Engineering

American University of Beirut

Courses taught:

  • ENG265 – Mechatronics Design
  • CSE220 – Tomorrow's Technologies