Viktor Ambartsumian International Prize
Steering Committee Past Members



Prof. Norair Arakelyan
2009-2011





















Prof. Gennady BISNOVATYI-KOGAN
2009-2015

Professor of Astrophysics, Doctor of Science, Principal Research Associate at Space Research Institute (IKI), member of the Editorial Board of Astrofizika

Research fields: Theoretical astrophysics, pulsars and neutron stars, Supernovae, stellar models, theory of black holes, interstellar medium

Affiliation: Space Research Institute of Russian Academy of Science (IKI)

Address: Profsoyuznaya 84/32, RU 117997, Moscow, Russia
Phone: +7 095 333 4588
Email: gkogan@mx.iki.rssi.ru
Personal webpage



Prof. Geoffrey Burbidge,
2009-2010 (deceased)





















Prof. Reinhard Genzel
2009-2010























Prof. Jayant Narlikar
2011-2013

Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics, Founder Director of Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA)

Research fields: Cosmology (creation of Hoyle-Narlikar theory), Theoretical Astrophysics, Quasars




Affiliation: Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA)

Address: Inter-University Centre for Astron. and Astrophys., Post Bag 4, Ganeshkhind, Pune 411 007, India
Phone: +91-20-25604100
Email: jayant@iucaa.ernet.in
Personal webpage



Prof. Martin Rees
2009-2015

Professor of Cosmology and Astrophysics and Master of Trinity College at the University of Cambridge, Astronomer Royal

Research fields: High energy astrophysics (gamma ray bursts, galactic nuclei, black hole formation and radiative processes), cosmic structure formation (early generation of stars and galaxies)

Affiliation: University of Cambridge, Institute of Astronomy (IoA)

Address: Madingley Rd, GB Cambridge CB3 0HA, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 122 333 7520
Email: mjr@ast.cam.ac.uk
Personal webpage



Prof. Davit Sedrakian
2011-2012





















Prof. Robert Williams
2009-2015

Past President of the International Astronomical Union (IAU), Professor of Astrophysics, AURA Distinguished Research Scholar (SMO)

Research fields: High resolution spectroscopy; emission-line objects; element abundances; novae; accretion disks

Affiliation: Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI)

Address: 3700 San Martin Drive US Baltimore MD 21218-2410, U.S.A.
Phone: +1 410 338 4963
Email: wms@stsci.edu
Personal webpage