Research Team

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:

Noune Sarvazyan, 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.
Armen Sarvazyan, PhD, DSc, Founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Artann, co-Founder of SuperSonic Imagine, 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.
Tatyana Sarvazyan, 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.
Vladimir Egorov, 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.
Sergey Tsyuryupa, 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.
Viktor Kurtenok, 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.
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