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Hrachya ASTSATRYAN registered to attend the ICT 2013 Event

Institute for Informatics and Automation Problems of NAS RA
High Performance Computing Laboratory
Head of High Performance Computing Laboratory


Name Hrachya Astsatryan

Born 2 September 1976, Yerevan, Armenia


Distributed Computing Infrastructures (Grid, Cloud, GPU), Parallel (MPI, PVM, OpenMP, CUDA) and Scientific Computing (SCALAPACK, BLAS, PBLAS, HPL)


2001 Kandidat of Computer Sciences (equivalent to PhD): Received from the Institute for Informatics and Automation Problems of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia


2007 - Head of Parallel Computing Laboratory of the Institute for Informatics and Automation Problems of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia

2010 - Acting Executive Director, “Armenian National Grid Initiative” Foundation


2006-2008 Post Doctoral Researcher in the Institut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse, Toulouse, France

2006 -2006 Early Stage Researcher in the KFKI Research Institute for Particle and Nuclear Physics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary


2011 “Best Scientific Work” for young scientists, National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia, World Armenian Congress and the Union of Armenians in Russia

2011 “Best Young Scientist in the Field of Information and Communication Technology in 2010” Award, Rinicom LTD (Lancaster, UK)

2004 Armenian President Prize and Gold Medal in Technical Sciences and Information Technologies


2013 - 2015 EU FP7 GN3+

2013 - 2014 Black Sea Economic Cooperation, Experimental Deployment of an Integrated Grid and Cloud Enabled Environment in BSEC Countries on the Base of g-Eclipse

2012 - 2014 EU FP7, INARMERA-ICT (Integrating Armenia into ERA: Information and Communication Technologies)

2011 - 2013 Swiss National Science Foundation, Deploying ARmenian distributed Processing capacities for Environmental GEOspatial data

2010 - 2014 EU FP7, Integrated Sustainable Pan-European Infrastructure for Researchers in Europe

2010 - 2012 EU FP7, High-Performance Computing Infrastructure for South East Europe’s Research Communities

2008 - 2010 EU FP7, South East European GRID eInfrastructure for Regional eScience

2008 - 2010 ISTC Nr. A-1606 Project, Development of Armenian-Georgian Grid Infrastructure and Applications in the Fields of High Energy Physics, Astrophysics and Quantum Physics

2007 - 2009 ISTC Nr. A-1451 Project, Development of Scientific Computing Grid on the Base of Armcluster for South Caucasus Region

2006 - 2008 INTAS Nr. 05-109-4390 PostDoc Project, Development of a Web Grid Scientific Computing Environment for Distributed Computing Systems

2005 - 2008 CRDF Nr. SCI-01002-SC-05 Project, Creation of Biotechnological Network with Establishment of Regional Microbial Culture Collections of the Caucasus

2004 - 2007 EU Marie Curie Fellowship for the Transfer of Knowledge, Nr. 509252, GRID Computer Station for Handling and Analysing Compact Muon Solenoid Data at RIPNP, Budapest, Hungary

2003 - 2006 ISTC Nr. A-823 Project, ArmCluster: Creation of High-Performance Computation Cluster and Databases in Armenia

2003 – 2005 EU Information Society Technologies programme: ADONIS (Application Development Outsourcing to New Independent States) Project

2002 - 2005 ISTC Nr. A-092.2 Project, Database and Culture Collection of Microorganisms Degradation Synthetic Polymers and Toxic Chemicals


2012 - Member of Advisory Board of EU FP7 Scientific Gateway Based User Support

2010 - Member of International Desktop Grid Federation

2009 - Policy Board Member of European Grid Initiative

2007 - Scientific Council of the Institute for Informatics and Automation Problems of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia

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