Levon Hayrapetyan, PhD

Levon Hayrapetyan


Office Address: HINTN 351
Phone: (281) 649-3121

Professor of Business


  • BS in Applied Mathematics, Yerevan State University, Armenia
  • MS in Applied Mathematics, Yerevan State University, Armenia
  • PhD in Computer Science, Kiev State University, Ukraine.

Courses Taught

  • Programming in C++
  • Computer Concepts
  • Business Network Technologies
  • Programming in Visual Basic
  • Web Design
  • Introduction to Computer Applications
  • Quantitative Methods II
  • Decision Making Techniques for Managers

Teaching Focus

Dr. Hayrapetyan's teaching focus is on management information systems and quantitative methods. His area of specialization is applied mathematics and computer science.

Additional Information

From 1994 to 1996, Dr. Hayrapetyan worked as a research scientist at SUNY Health Sciences Center, Syracuse, NY, where he was actively involved in research in the area of theoretical cybernetics and computational neuroscience. He built a computer simulation of a model for visceral referred pain, which was published as a book chapter in "Visceral Pain." He also developed and implemented a number of algorithms to measure the information content of spike time intervals.

He is author of more than 26 scientific papers and books.

While at HBU, Dr. Hayrapetyan has served as the CISM area coordinator, a member of the University Admissions Committee, a member of University Computer Committee, a member of college web site committee, and a faculty adviser for Sigma Beta Delta.
Dr. Hayrapetyan was honored in 2001 with the Robert Griswold Outstanding Teaching Award and in 2002 with the Outstanding Innovator Award. He was also honored by the Federation of Business Disciplines in 2004 with the Alpha Iota Delta Innovative Education Paper Award.

Dr. Hayrapetyan started teaching at the university level in 1979 in the computer science department at Yerevan State University (YSU), Armenia. During his enrollment at YSU, he has also served as the associate dean of the computer science department and chair of the software engineering subdivision.

Dr. Hayrapetyan enjoys playing chess and volleyball, cooking BBQ, and writing poems.