NAS RA V. Ambartsumian Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory (BAO)
Press release 14.01.2019
ON JANUARY 11 PASSED AWAY THE FORMER BAO RESEARCHER DR. SRBUHI (SOFIK) ISKUDARIAN.
Dr. Srbuhi (Sofik) Gevorg Iskudarian (Iskandarian) was born on 21 November 1936 in Yerevan. She graduated from the Yerevan State University (YSU), Department of Astrophysics in 1958 and since the same year worked at the Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory (BAO). She was a post-graduate in 1965-1973 and defended her Ph.D. thesis in 1973 under the supervision of V.A. Ambartsumian. Srbuhi worked as a research associate. She was a member of the European Astronomical Society (EAS). Her research fields were observational cosmology and irregular galaxies, particularly study of the central regions of irregular galaxies and observations of nuclei of binary interacting galaxies. She also worked on morphological characteristic of late-type spiral galaxies, color – absolute magnitude relation for the nuclei of normal spirals, extragalactic supernovae, etc. She has published more than 40 papers in Astrophysics and Communications of BAO, as well as papers in proceedings of international meetings.