Kamo Atayan
Education
1976 - 1981: Diploma in Physics, Department of Physics and Mathematics, Stepanakert State Pedagogical Institute

Scientific Degree
Doctor of Sciences - "Problems of Ecological Education in the System of Teaching Physics ", 2013, ԺԳ.00.01, 065 Professional Council, Yerevan State University
Candidate of Sciences (Phd Degree) - "Advanced Study of Natural Science", “Biosphere Physics” based on the elective course teaching", 2007, ԺԳ .00.01, 020 Professional Council, Armenian State Pedagogical University after Kh. Abovyan

Work Experience
2017 - till present: Professor at the Department of Pedagogy at YSU
2016 - till present: Lecturer at the department of Pedagogy at YSU
2007 - 2016: Head of Department of General Educational Disciplines in the International Educational Center at YSU
2005 - 2007: NKR Minister of Education, Culture, and Sport
1997 - 2005: Scientific Secretary of the Council of Rectors of the RA State Universities, associate at YSU Department of Education, YSU Lecturer
1996 - 1997: NKR Deputy Minister of Education, Culture, and Sport 1995-96 - Director of the NKR Human Resource Training Institute
1991 - 1994: NKR Defense Army, Lecturer at the Department of Physics at Artsakh State University
1985 - 1989: Head of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the NKR Teachers' Training Institute
1981 - 1985: Teacher of Physics at the secondary school in Avetaranots, NKR

International Cooperation and Experience
Has participated in a number of international scientific conferences,
From 2011 - 2015, in the framework of RA Diaspora Ministry and YSU, took part in the foundation of “Diaspora” summer school and also designed and conducted courses in the school.
Has organized an international conference “Teaching Foreigners in Armenia” and pan-Armenian conference entitled “Armenian Diaspora Schoolchildren”
From 2008 periodically has organized pan-Armenian educational conferences on the topic “Natural Science in the 21st century. Problems and Solutions of the Study”

Activity
Member of the RA State Awards Committee
Member of the YSU Higher Degree Commission Board of Awarding Scientific Degree in Pedagogy 065
Founder, director of "Bnaget" scientific-methodical journal
Editor-in-chief of "Education and Science in Artsakh" journal

Courses taught and Main Research Interests
General Pedagogy, Theory and Methodology of the Study of Physics, Total Physics, Ecological Physics

Scientific Interests
Main Problems in Pedagogy and Psychology, Education Policy and Education Management, Theory of Teaching Physics and Astronomy, Application of New Technologies in the Learning Process.
General Physics, Ecological Physics, Geophysics, Astrophysics, New technologies

Honors
2009: YSU “Golden Medal”
2009: RA Ministry of Defense “Andranik Ozanyan” Medal
2008: "Golden Medal" of the RA Ministry of Education and Science
2006: NKR Defense Army Commemorative Medal
2005: NKR “Vachagan Barepasht” Medal

Languages
Armenian, Russian, English

katayan@ysu.am
Kamo Atayan