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Lilit Sahakyan - Ph.D., Head of the Laboratory of Lithology and Regional Geology The area of scientific interests: sedimentology, lithodynamics, geochemistry, lithology of ophiolite zones, Quaternary geology, palaeoenvironment,  lamprophyres. Number of publications: author and co-author of 42 scientific works, 1 monograph.
e-mail: lilitsahakyan (at) yahoo.com, Lilit.Sahakyan (at) geology.am
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Lilit_Sahakyan2  

Tornik Avagyan - Ph.D., leading scientific researcher
The area of scientific interests: litho-stratigraphy, genesis and distribution regularities of non-metallic mineral deposits. Number of publications: 97 scientific works, including 3 monographs, 2 of which - co-authored.  

Janeta Stepanyan - Ph.D., senior scientific researcher
The area of scientific interests: origine of sedimentary and volcano-sedimentary formations, as well as the mineral deposits connected to them. Number of publications: 55 scientific works, including 6 monographs, 5 of which - co-authored. e-mail: janeta.stepanyan (at) gmail.com  

Rafik Mirijanyan - Ph.D., senior scientific researcher
The area of scientific interests: regional geophysics, geothermal exploration. Number of publications: 32 e-mail: rafikmirijanyan (at) gmail.com   

Sargis Vardanyan -Ph.D., scientific researcher
The area of scientific interests: structural geology, tectonics, stratigraphy Number of publications: 8 e-mail: vardanyansargis89 (at) gmail.com  

Hayk Hovakimyan-IGS NAS RA Ph.D. student, junior scientific researcher Dissertation title: The stratigraphy of Quaternary sediments and the reconstruction of paleo-environmental, geological conditions of Sisian and Sevan basins. Research spectrum: Quaternary sedimentology, diatomite examination from the palaeoecological view Number of publications: 2 e-mail: hghovakimyan (at) gmail.com  

Taron Grigoryan - IGS NAS RA Ph.D. student, junior scientific researcher
Dissertation title: The biostratigraphy and evolution of Paleogene sedimentary basin of Southern Armenia according to plankton foraminifera Number of publications: 3 e-mail: grigoryantar (at) mai.ru  

Aregnaz Hayrapetyan - junior scientific researcher
Research spectrum: Mineralogy, petrography e-mail: Areghay74 (at) gmail.com  

Kristina Sahakyan - Laboratory assistant, YSU student
Research spectrum: paleo-palynology of flower pollen, examinations of phytolites Number of publications: 1 e-mail: sahakyankristina (at) gmail.com  

Areas of Studies

1. Lithostratigraphy and palaeoenvironment of Paleozoic sediments
2. Examination of Meso- Cenozoic sedimentary rocks of the Republic of Artsakh
3. Study of ophiolites and overlies volcanic-sedimentary, sedimentary formations
4. Litho-facial analysis of Quaternary sedimentation, geo-ecology, reconstruction of palaeo-environmental geological conditions
5. Lithostratigraphy of Vorotan-Goris diatomite bearing basin and non-metal mineral deposits