Artak S. Piloyan
2001 - 2005: Yervan State University, Faculty of Geography (Bachelor’s degree)
2007 - 2009: Yervan State University, Faculty of Geography and Geology (Master’s degree)
2014 - 2016 Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic , Faculty of Sciences; Department of Geography (Doctorate)
2013 - 2017: Yervan State University, Faculty of Geography and Geology (Doctorate)

Certifications & Trainings
Trans-Atlantic Training 2015: “Earth Observation in Terrestrial Ecosystem Dynamics”: NASA, ESA, Charles University in Prague; April 2015
Application Training for Trimble GNSS and Optical Systems: Trimble / Yerevan State University Architecture and Construction; November 2012
EU TEMPUS international workshop on E-Learning: The Stuttgart Technology University of Applied Sciences (HFT Stuttgart); September 2012
EU TEMPUS Advanced Training Course on GIS: Yerevan State University Architecture and Construction; November 2011 – December 2011

Professional Experience
2011 - present: Yerevan State University, Faculty of Geography and Geology, Chair of Geomorphology and Cartography – lecturer
Feb. 2017 - Nov. 2017: World Bank Group - Impact of Roads on Poverty and Access Project - Consultant (GIS Specialist)
Oct. 2016 - Jan. 2017: OSCE Armenia - Project Implementation Presence (PIP) in Syunik region - GIS Specialist
Jun. 2014 - Oct. 2014: USAID Armenia Clean Energy & Water Project, Mendez England and Associates (Armenian Branch) - Ground-truthing Specialist
Feb. 2013 - Feb. 2014: "Gegamet Plus" CJSC - Senior expert at the Department of Geology
Feb. 2009 - Mar. 2013: GIS laboratory of Institute of Geological Sciences of National Academy of Sciences of RA – GIS Specialist
Nov. 2008 - Dec. 2011: “Geocom” ltd. Scientific Enterprise - GIS Specialist

Research experience
“Environmental risk assessment in Ararat Region of Armenia”, 2008, funded by UNDP.
“Flooding, Mudflow and Landslide Risk assessment in Tavush and Lori Regions of Armenia. 2009, funded by GTZ.
“Assessment of Risks from Natural Hazards in Goris Region of Syunik Marz”. 2009, funded by SDC
“Impact Assessment and Lessons Learned Study of the Local Level Risk Management Pilot Module in Ararat Region”. 2009, funded by UNDP.
GIS of State Water Cadastre of Armenia, 2009-2010 funded by Funded by The Government of RA.
“Trans-Boundary River Management Phase II for the Kura River – Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan”. 2010-2011, funded by EU.
“Assessment of Ecological Risks in a Hrazdan River downstream” 2010-2011, funded by OSCE.
“Geographic information technology for sustainable development in Eastern neighboring countries” 2010-2013, funded by EU.
USAID-funded “Clean Energy and Water Program”, 2014.
USAID-funded “ASPIRED Project”, 2017
World Bank funded “Connecting the Dots: Transport, Poverty and Social Inclusion: Evidence from Armenia”, 2017

Artak S. Piloyan

Lecturer | Faculty of Geography and Geology - Chair of Cartography and Geomorphology


Т. В. Сапелко, В. Р. Бойнагарян, И. Г. Габриелян, М. А. Науменко, Д. В. Севастьянов, А. С. Пилоян, Л. А. Маргарян

Голоцен Армении по предварительным результатам первых комплексных исследований высокогорных озер | Морфологическая эволюция и стратиграфические проблемы. 2019, стр. 181-183 |

Artak Piloyan, Aram Gevorgyan

Measuring Rural Accessibility in the GIS environment: Case study of Armenia | 7th International Conference on Cartography and GIS. 2018․, 417-425 pp. |

Arshavir Avagyan, Hasmik Manandyan, Aleksandr Arakelyan, Artak Piloyan

Toward a disaster risk assessment and mapping in the virtual geographic environment of Armenia | Natural Hazards. 2018, 92(1), 283-309 pp

Artak Piloyan, Milan Konečný

Semi-automated classification of landform elements in Armenia based on SRTM DEM using k-means unsupervised classification | Quaestiones Geographicae. 2017, 36(1), pp. 93–103 |

Arshavir Avagyan, Radovan Hilbert, Hayk Yeritisian, Hasmik Manandyan, Aleksandr Arakelyan, Artak Piloyan, Anna Elbakyan

Electronic regional risk atlas: development, structure and application practice in republic of Armenia | 6th International Conference on Cartography and GIS. 2016, 834-845 p. |
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Tatyana Sapelko, Vladimir Boynagryan, Mikhail Naumenko, Dmitry Sevastyanov, Ivan Gabrielyan, Artak Piloyan, Liana Margaryan, Mikhail Aleksandrin

Past environmental changes in the South Caucasus according Armenia lakes and geomorphologic archives | 20th Congress of the International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA). 2019, p. 1 |