Vardan Hayrapetyan


Vardan Hayrapetyan is an Environmental Research Scientist at the American University of Armenia (AUA) Center for Responsible Mining. He is running an Environmental Laboratory at AUA. From 2017-2019 he has been an Adjunct Lecturer and Teaching Associate of several environmental courses, including ENV 203-Environmental Monitoring and ENV 212-Mining. The area of his research and work involves investigation and assessment of toxic sites affected by mining and other industrial activities.

Before joining the American University of Armenia, he worked at the Environmental Monitoring Impact Center of the Ministry of Nature Protection of RA and Molecule Structure Research Center of the National Academy of Sciences of RA.

Mr. Hayrapetyan holds a Master’s degree in Physics from the Yerevan State University from the Faculty of Physics.

Email: vhayrapetyan(at)