NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION OF ARMENIA

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION OF ARMENIA

University with a 100-Year History

 Melikyan Zohrab

Doctor of Sciences, Professor

Date  of  birth,  month,  day      20.06.1940

Adress  Str. Tigran Mets 29a, ap.52, Yerevan

Phone +374 55 36-64-98

E – mail zohrabmelikyan@yahoo.com

Nationality  Republic of Armenia

Education and trainings

  • 1957-1963 – Diploma of Engineer (equivalent to M.S.) – HVAC Engineering and Air Pollution Control, Polytechnic Institute. Yerevan, Armenia.
  • 1971 – Doctor of Engineering (equivalent to PhD.) – HVAC, Gas Distribution, Lighting & Acoustics,           Institute of Civil Engineering.  Kiev, Ukraine.
  • 1988 Doctor of Sciences – HVAC, Gas Distribution, Lighting, Acoustics and Air Pollution Control, Institute of Civil Engineering and Construction. Moscow, Russia.

Work experience

  • 1980-1984 Chief of Department at The National Institute of Light Industry of Algeria. Boumerdes.
  • 1987-1990 – Director of Armenian Branch of Research Institute of Economics and Management of Gas Industry of USSR.
  • 1990 – West African Regional Refrigeration Center for Education (UNIDO/UNDP Project), Project Director
  • 1996 – UNDP Armenia, Project Coordinator
  • Since 1996 – President of Armenian Chapter of the International Association of Energy Engineers
  • 1999-2000 USAID Project “Heat supply /Saving”: Measures for Energy Management, Consultant
  • 1991-2009- Chief of HVAC Chair at Yerevan State University of Architecture and construction.
  • 2001-2002- USAID funded Armenia Energy Efficiency, Demand Side Management and Renewable Energy Program. (EREP), Consultant
  • 2003-2007 International Science & Technology Center (ISTC), Project Scientific Director
  • 2004 – PA Government Consulting, Member of Project Managers Board, consultant
  • 2009-2015 Professor of HVAC Chair at Armenian National University of Architecture and Construction.
  • Since 2015 – Chief of “Heating, Ventilation and Gas Distribution” Chair at Armenian National University of Architecture and Construction.

Academic fields, directions

  • Construction’s thermal physics, re­new­able energy, air conditioning, refrige­ra­tion, mathe­ma­tical modeling of heating and cooling supply systems.

Participation in projecting, scientific  research or  other  programs

  • 1998 – Attended and completed the “Certified Energy Manager” course organized by the Association of Energy Engineers in USA, Atlanta.
  • 1999 – Attended and successfully completed the “ESCO & Project Management” Training Program organized by USAID and Armenian Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers.
  • 2000 – Attended and successfully completed the “ESCO Develop­ment” course, organized by the Armenian Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers and USAID.
  • 2004 – Certificate of international trainer of the “Building Energy Efficiency Program” course, within the framework of the Municipal Network for Energy Efficiency Program.
  • 2011 -attended and successfully completed the INOGATE-SEMISE “Industrial Energy Audit Analysis for Bankable Projects” training course.
  • attended and successfully completed the “Energy Audit and Audit Equipment” training course, organized by AEAI-USA and Armenian Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers.
  • attended and successfully completed the “ESCO Establishment and Basic Business” training course, organized by the Armenian Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers, USAID and AEAI.
  • Head of research team of ISTC A787 project ‘’Strategy for Develop­ment of Environmentally Safe, Cost Effective and Sustainable Energy Sector of Armenia in the Situation of Shutting Down of the Nuclear Power Plant’’.

Publications

  • 200 scientific articles,
  • 10 books and manuals,
  • 24 patents.

Languages

  • Armenian,
  • Russian,
  • English,
  • French

Latest Publications

  1. A.Melikyan, “Energy Efficiency and Cost Effectiveness of Solar Water Heaters”, International Journal of Energy and Power Engineering. Vol. 4, No. 3, 2015, pp. 184-188. doi: 10.11648/j.ijepe.20150403.17
  2. A.Melikyan, S.M.Egnatosyan, Residential Buildings: Heating Loads, Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology Taylor & Francis Second edition, 2015,1629-1636pp. DOI: 10.1081/E-EEE2-120051988
  3. A.Melikyan, High efficiency passive solar system and mathematical model for its calculation and design, 7th International Conference on contemporary problems of Architecture and Construction, Florence – Italy 2015, 19th-21st November, 515-520pp.,
  4. A.Melikyan, Solar Water Heaters Are Not Universal Panacea, SciencePG International Journal of Energy and Power Engineering Online Published Advertisement Sep. 22, 2015
  5. A.Melikyan, A Novel Technology for Generation of Electricity and Cold by Using Energy Potential of Transmission Line’s High Pressure Gas, Journal of Energy and Power Engineering, Vol.9, N:10, Serial Number 95, David Publishing Company 2015, 852-859, DOI: 10.17265/1934-8975/2015.010.003