I-Education : Major is Theory and History of Architecture and restoration of Monuments.
1978 Master of Science in Architecture from Yerevan Polytechnic Institute, department of Construction and Architecture. 1979 Training in historical and Modern Town planning.
1983 Ph.D. in architecture, from Academy of Arts St. Petersburg, Paper titled: City centers of Medieval Armenian towns.
1993 Doctor of Science in Architecture from Yerevan Institute of Architecture & Construction, Paper titled: Medieval School in Architecture of Lake Van Region.
- Research and teaching
1984 Junior researcher of Yerevan State Matenadaran, project performed:
Documentation of Armenian Historical Monuments.
1985-87 senior researcher of Kuwait Institute for Scientific research, project
Performed Modern Housing and Kuwaiti urbanization, Low rise and
high density development.
1987-1991- 2003. Senior lecturer, docent, then professor of Yerevan State University of Architecture and Construction and other.
1998-, RA State License in planning, design and restoration.
2003-, Correspondent member of Engineering Academy of Armenia.
2004-, Member of Board of the State Councils 029, 016 for conferring
Scientific degrees of Ph.D. and D.Sc. in Architecture.
2009-, Research leader at National Academy of Sc. , Institute of Art.
- Publications: 6 monographs and 250 articles and communications.
- 6 state research programs performed , supervised 25 Ph.D. papers confirmed.
B-Design and workshops
1996-99 Architect in charge and supervision of American University of Armenia center in Yerevan.
1997, 2010 Design and reconstruction of Religious school Nearby Jrvegh Cathedral, addition of belfry and dome.
1999 Reconstruction of Secondary school (for 750 students) renovation in Ayntab village RA
2000 Modernization of The Main Hall at Agriculture Academy of Yerevan.
- Environment design, design and supervision of 1915 Memorial monument at Ayntab village.
2002-03 Architect in charge and supervision of Virage Logic branch building in
2006 Community church at Arevshat village.
Workshops: Measurements of Byzantine monuments in Syria (1983-1984), restoration Congress: Tehran, Shiraz (1995, 2004), Armenian- Byzantine relations (1998, 1999) at Salonika, Assessments of monuments (2005-2010) at Yerevan, Kars, Mush, Adana. Pedagogy ( 2010-2015) at Budapest, Istanbul, Tbilisi, Yerevan, LA, Conservation of monuments (2019) Yerevan etc.