A memorial event dedicated to the 110th anniversary of Levon Berberyan, one of the founders of the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, was organized at the ASPU Museum last week.
Former and current staff members of the University, the scientist’s students of different years, his relatives and guests attended the event organized by the Chair of Mathematics and its Teaching Methods.
Photos and materials telling the life, scientific and pedagogical activity of the mathematician were exhibited at the museum. The scientist’s awards and published works were also put on display.
Professor Lusine Ghulghazaryan, Head of the Chair of Mathematics and its Teaching Methods, stressed the importance of the event and said the present generations should know the founders of the Faculty and prominent scientists. “It is doubly important especially for future educators,” she stressed.
Rector of the Northern University Boris Makichyan recalled a number of episodes connected with the scientist while Oksanna Surenyan, a fourth-year student of the University, presented [in a video] Levon Berberyan’s life and activity.
The memorial event continued at the faculty co-founded by the scientist. Levon Berberyan’s colleagues – Professors Alexander Ghushchyan and Mkrtich Sahradyan, students - Professors Hamlet Mikayelyan, Samvel Harutyunyan, Gurgen Chulghazaryan, and Vladimir Karapetyan, Associate Professor Olya Sahakyan and the scientist’s son Samvel Berberyan shared memories about Levon Berberyan, particularly emphasizing his organizational and scientific qualities and his inputs to the education process. Even today, Levon Berberyan’s colleagues and students point out the many positive traits of his character, especially his high sense of humor.
Those present once again stressed that Levon Berberyan was a highly educated, skilled and knowledgeable lecturer, a beloved scientist whose name will always remain bright in the history of the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics.