Artann is operated by a team of scientific research professionals with expertise
in the diverse areas of acoustics and ultrasonics, biophysics and biomechanics,
biomedical engineering, biochemistry, medicine, computational methods, and
software development. Artann Laboratories facilities are fully equipped with
the latest laboratory machinery and computer technology necessary for the state-of-the-art
experimental research. Our core personnel include:
, PhD, MBA, Chief
Executive Officer. Noune Sarvazyan combines research and business expertise with
a B.S. in physics, an M.S. in biophysics, a Ph.D in medical sciences and an MBA
with distinction from the University of Michigan. A recipient of the National
Research Honor Award, she has extensive scientific research experience in biophysical
methods and applications. Noune Sarvazyan works closely
with Armen Sarvazyan on implementing company research objectives and development
strategic business and scientific partnerships.
PhD, DSc, Founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Artann, co-Founder of SuperSonic
, Medical Tactile
, Advanced Tactile Imaging
and IBET Inc.
, an Adjunct Professor at the Surgery Department of Robert Wood Johnson
Medical School, and Honorary Foreign Professor of Physics Faculty of Moscow State University, Russia. Armen Sarvazyan has extensive expertise in biophysics, acoustics,
biomechanics, biomedical engineering, and in the design, construction and clinical
testing of medical instrumentation. He holds over 100 US and international patents
on ultrasonic and biomechanical methods and
devices, has edited 6 books and published over 200 research papers. The ideas
developed and patented by Armen Sarvazyan and his coworkers have spun off into
a number of new business ventures in the field of medical devices.
, MS, Founder. Tatyana Sarvazyan
graduated from the Moscow State University with an M.S. degree. She worked at the Scientific Center
for Biological Research Academy of Sciences of the USSR as Engineer on Art
Design of Scientific Instruments at the Special Construction Bureau of Biological
Instrumentation and then for over 20 years as Administrator of International
Research Cooperation in the Institute of Biophysics and later in the Institute
of Photosynthesis of the USSR Academy of Science. Tatyana Sarvazyan is in charge
of the financial management of Artann.
, PhD, Vice President for Technology Development.Vladimir received the M.S. degree in biophysics from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, USSR, and was granted by Ph.D. degree in biology working at the Institute of Basic Biological Problems, Pushchino. Vladimir
Egorov plays a substantial role in success of Artann as a team leader for several projects of the company. He brings over
30 years of experience in instrumentation development, expertise in the biophysical methods and devices,
biomedical engineering. Vladimir Egorov has coauthored with Armen Sarvazyan several key patents in the areas of elasticity
imaging for prostate and breast cancer detection.
PhD, Research Scientist. Sergey Tsyuryupa earned his MS degree in physics from
the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Russia, and a PhD in biology
from the Institute of Photosynthesis of the Russian Academy of Science. His
research experience in biochemistry is complemented by his exceptional engineering
skills in designing the state of art instrumentation for several company projects.
, MS, Firmware Engineer.
Viktor Kurtenok is a graduate of Riga Technical University, Latvia, with the
MS degree in Computer Engineering. He has extensive experience in developing
firmware for various products, writing Windows drivers and DLL software with
Visual C++ and the USB interface, and other general software and hardware programming.
Anna Smagulova, BBA, Accounts Manager/Administrator. Anna Smagulova is
a graduate of Kazakh State Academy of Management in Almaty, Kazakstan. She has
over nine years of working experience in various financial institutions and was
recently awarded a Diploma in Accounting from the Stratford Career Institute
(Washington, DC). Anna Smagulova is responsible for accounting and bookkeeping
as well as contracts and grants support, and various staff assistance
Alexandr Povar, BS, Electrical Engineer.
Alexandr graduated from Kharkov Municipal Academy in 1999 with experience in electrical/mechanical engineering, 2D/3D computer-aided design, machine work.
At Artann, Alexandr is engaged in various engineering assignments, fabrication, assembling, software testing and IT support for multiple projects.