Armenian National Agrarian University
Faculty of Agriculture Mechanization of Armenian Agricultural Institute was founded in 1942. The first dean was A.A.Matevosyan. Later E.A.Mkrtumyan, S.S. Sahakyan, Z.A.Melkonyan, G.G.Aghajanyan, H.V.Maksapetyan, V.M. Atomyan, G.M. Karapetyan, Tc.K. Kankanyan, H.M. Sargsyan. After foundation of Armenian Agricultural Academy faculties of Agriculture Mechanization and Hydro Melioration united and Engineering faculty was formed, which in 1994-1997 was headed by H.M.Sargsyan, and in 1997-2006 by A.J.Aghasaryan. Since 2006 up today the faculty is headed by professor N.A.Bazikyan.
Questions concerning different plants’ growing, harvest mechanization, agriculture machinery exploitation and technical service methods’ improvement, agriculture electrification, research of exploitation capabilities of automobiles, effectiveness growth of transportation means, reliability growth issues.So far, various text books, manuals, as well as monographs, recommendations, scientific articles and educational methodical works have been published.
Education process is carried out according to state educational criteria
The faculty comprises the following 7 chairs:
Faculty provides higher education for the following specialties:
Since the day of foundation more than 8000 students have graduated this faculty, who afterwards, work in different spheres in agriculture production. Faculty chairs and laboratories, methodical centers and workshops are equipped with all necessary machines and technical equipments. There is a special computer room, where students study "Computer Graphics". Students of "agriculture machinery" specialization receive license for tractor’s – machinist.
Special attention is paid to students’ practical skills. Internships are usually organized in leading farms and enterprises. The most part of lecturers are engaged in scientific works.