Dr. Hripsime Gevorgyan

Dr. Gevorgyan Hripsime

Dr. Hripsime Gevorgyan


Research Scientist - Volcanologist and Igneous Petrologist

Brennhausgasse 5, Zimmer DG. 204

Telefon +49 3731 39-3541
Hripsime [dot] Gevorgyanatmineral [dot] tu-freiberg [dot] de



Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Dr. rer. nat. in Volcanology and Igneous Petrology with honors/summa cum laude, (2016-2020), Institute of Geology, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany
  • M.Sc. in Geoscience with honors, (2009-2011), Faculty of Geography and Geology, Yerevan State University (Armenia)
  • B.Sc. in Geology with honors, (2005-2009), Faculty of Geography and Geology, Yerevan State University (Armenia)

Awards/Scholarships

  • Bernhard-von-Cotta-Preis-2021 for the outstanding/honored PhD dissertation: awarded by the Rector of TUBAF and the Chairman of VVF
  • Funding to Assist in the Completion of Doctoral Studies scholarship holder (provided by TU Bergakademie Freiberg - 09/2018-07/2019)
  • Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) scholarship holder (09/2016-08/2018)

Professional experience

  • Since 12/2020- Research Scientist, Devision of Economic Geology and Petrology, Institute of Mineralogy,TU Bergakademie Freiberg (Germany)
  • 2019-2020- Wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft at TU Bergakademie Freiberg (Germany)
  • 2012-2018- Junior research fellow: Laboratory of volcanology, Institute of Geological Sciences of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia (IGS NAS RA)
  • 2009-2012- Engineering geologist: Laboratory of volcanology, Institute of Geological Sciences of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia (IGS NAS RA)
  • 2008-2009- Laboratory assistant: Laboratory of volcanology, Institute of Geological Sciences of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia (IGS NAS RA)

Major Grant and Projects

  • Since 2021 "Datierungen und Magmenaufstiegsraten känozoischer Vulkanite in Sachsen"- (LfULG Sachsen-TUBAF-Senckenberg Museum für Naturkunde-LfU Bayern)
  • 2015-2016 Volcano-Tectonic settings of Quaternary volcanism of Kapan block (south   Armenian) and specific conditions of generation of magmas
  • 2013-2015  Development of Conceptual Model of Volcanism of Ararat Valley
  • 2013-2015  PEER–Science Volcanic Hazard Assessment for Ararat Valley (USA-Armenia)
  • 2009-2011  Participation in the project “Volcanic Hazard Assessment for the Armenian Nuclear Power Plant - ANPP “(USA-UK-Armenia)

Research interests

  • Physical volcanology (lithofacies architecture, eruption type and history, etc)
  • Evolution and petrogenetic model of the magmatic systems
  • Igneous petrology, geochemistry
  • Mineral textures and chemistry
  • Petrogeochemical constraints of magma chamber/reservoirs (constraints on the pre-eruption dynamics and crystallization conditions) in different tectonic settings

Teaching Experience

  • Grundlagen der Petrologie (BSc)
  • Grundlagen Geowissenschaften - Abschnitt Petrologie (BSc)
  • Mikroskopie gesteinsbildender Minerale (BSc)
  • Petrologie der Magmatite/Magmatische Prozesse (MSc)
  • Petrologie der Metamorphite (MSc)
  • Geothermobarometrie (MSc)

Language Skills

  • Armenian: native speaker
  • Russian: fluent in speaking and writing
  • English: fluent in speaking and writing
  • German: intermediate level

Publications

  • Repstock, A., Casa-Garcia, R., Zeug, M., Breitkreuz, C., Schulz, B., Gevorgyan, H., Heuer, F., Gilbricht, S., Lapp, Manuel. 2022. The monotonous intermediate magma system of the Permian Wurzen caldera, Germany: Magma dynamics and petrogenetic constraints for a supereruption. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 429: p. 1-22.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2022.107596
  • Kirscher, U., Gevorgyan, H., Meliksetian, Kh., Navasardyan, G. Dallanave, E., Breitkreuz, C., Bachtadse, V. 2020. Pleistocene ignimbrites of western Armenia - Paleomagnetic and magnetic anisotropy constraints on flow direction and stratigraphy. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 402: p. 1-16. doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2020.106982
  • Gevorgyan, H., Breitkreuz, C., Meliksetian, Kh., Israyelyan, A., Ghukasyan, Y., Pfänder, J.A., Sperner, B., Miggins, D.P., Anthony, K. 2020. Quaternary ring plain- and valley-confined pyroclastic deposits of Aragats stratovolcano (Lesser Caucasus): Lithofacies, geochronology and eruption history. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 401: p. 1-22. doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2020.106928
  • Meliksetian Kh., Nikogosian I., Jrbashyan R., Gevorgyan H., Navasardyan G., Grigoryan E., Mkrtchyan M. 2019. Quaternary monogenic volcanism of the Kapan Block: volcanology, geochronology and geochemistry (S-E part Republic of Armenia). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia (ISSN 0515-961X) Earth Sciences, 72, №2, p. 19-42; (in Russian, abstract in English)
  • Gevorgyan, H., Repstock, A., Schulz, B., Meliksetian, Kh., Breitkreuz, Ch., Israyelyan, A., 2018. Decoding a post-collisional multistage magma system: The Quaternary ignimbrites of Aragats Stratovolcano, western Armenia. Lithos – 318–319, 267–282. doi.org/10.1016/j.lithos.2018.07.024
  • Sheth H., Meliksetian Kh., Gevorgyan H., Israyelyan A., Navasardyan G., 2015. Intracanyon basalt lavas of the Debed River (northern Armenia), part of the Pliocene-Pleistocene continental flood basalt province in the South Caucasus. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, p. 1-15. doi.org/10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2015.02.010
  • Jrbashyan R. T., Meliksetian Kh. B., Ghukasyan Yu. G, Gevorgyan H. P., Savov I., Karapetyan S. H., Navasardyan G. Kh., Manucharyan D. A., 2015. The Plinian eruption of Irind volcano (Aragats volcanic region, Armenia). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia (ISSN 0515-961X) Earth Sciences, 68, №1, p. 3-21; (in Russian, abstract in English)
  • Gevorgyan H., 2013. Genesis and stratigraphy of the Upper Pliocene-Quaternary tuff-ignimbrites of Armenia. Proceedings, Young scientists conference, Institute of Geological Sciences, National Academy of Sciences of Armenia (ISBN 978-9939-1-0186-6) Earth Sciences, p. 18-27; (in Armenian)
  • Jrbashyan R. T., Ghukasyan Yu. G., Karapetyan S. H., Mnatsakanyan A. Kh., Navasardyan G. Kh., Gevorgyan H. P., 2012. Types of Volcanic Eruptions and Forms of Manifestation of the Late-Collision On-Land Volcanism in Armenia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia (ISSN 0515-961X) Earth Sciences, 65, №3, p. 3-20; (in Russian, abstract in English)
  • Meliksetian Kh.B., Gevorgyan H.P., GhukasyanYu.G., 2010. Find of Specularite (Specular Hematite) in the crater of Blrashark-1 volcano. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia (ISSN 0515-961X) Earth Sciences, 63, № 3, pp. 24-29; (in Russian, abstract in English)

Abstracts

  • Meliksetian Kh., Gevorgyan H., Savov I., Connor C., Connor L., Halama R., Jrbashyan R., Navasardyan G., Grigoryan E., Ishizuka O., 2021,  Plinian eruption of the Middle Pleistocene Irind volcano, Armenia. Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2021, Austria, Vienna.
  • Schmidt S., Gevorgyan H., Kogan I., Lapp M., 2021, Digitization of the multi-compositional Storkwitz carbonatite diatreme (Delitzsch Complex, Germany). Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2021, Austria, Vienna.
  • Gevorgyan H., Schmidt S., Kogan I., Lapp M., 2020, Mineral assemblages and xenolith cargo in the Storkwitz carbonatite (Delitzsch Complex, Germany). Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2020, Austria, Vienna.
  • Gevorgyan H., Breitkreuz C, Meliksetian Kh., Ghukasyan Yu., Jrbashyan R.T., Israyelyan A., Pfänder, J. A., Miggins D., Koppers, A., 2019, Physical volcanology of Quaternary ignimbrites in the Aragats Volcanic Province (Lesser Caucasus): a lithofacies-based approach. GeoMünster-2019, Germany, p. 116-117.
  • Gevorgyan H., Kirscher U., Breitkreuz C, Meliksetian Kh., Israyelyan A., Bachtadse V., Miggins D., Koppers, A., 2019, The Pliocene pyroclastic succession of Ani, Armenian-Turkish border: geochronology, geochemistry, and paleomagnetic constraints. GeoMünster-2019, Germany, p.123.
  • Meliksetian, Kh., Navasardyan, G., Jrbashyan, R., Savov, I., Gevorgyan, H., Manucharyan, D., Grigoryan, E., Misakyan, M., 2019, New geochronological data and interactions between polygenetic and monogenetic volcanism of Syunik and Vardenis volcanic uplands. A conference dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of A. T. Aslanyan, 7-8th February 2019, Yerevan, Armenia.
  • Meliksetian, Kh., Jrbashyan, R., Gevorgyan, H., Navasardyan, G., Grigoryan, E., Manucharyan, D., Misakyan, M., 2018, Volcanic hazards as an underestimated risk factor in Armenia, Georgia, and Eastern Turkey. Spitak 30 International conference, 3-7th December 2018, Yerevan, Armenia.
  • Gevorgyan H., Repstock A., Schulz B., Meliksetian Kh., Breitkreuz C., Israyelyan A. Classifications and p-T Paths of Phenocrysts and Volcanic Glass from the Quarternary Ignimbrite Units of the Aragats Volcanic Province, Armenia. Goldschmidt-2017, France, Paris.
  • Gevorgyan H., Repstock A., Schulz B., Meliksetian Kh., Breitkreuz C., Israyelyan A. Mineral textures in ignimbrites of the Quaternary Aragats stratovolcano, western Armenia: Implication for magma chamber dynamics. GeoBremen-2017, Germany.
  • Kirscher U., Meliksetian Kh., Gevorgyan H., Navasardyan G., Bachtadse V. Ignimbrites of Armenia - Paleomagnetic constraints on flow direction and stratigraphy of pyroclastic activity of Mount Aragats. Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2017, Vol. 19, Austria, Vienna.
  • Gevorgyan H.P., Meliksetian Kh.B., Ghukasyan Yu. G., Savov I., Karapetyan S.G., Navasardyan G.Kh., Quaternary ignimbrites of Armenia: Petrology and stratigraphy. 26th IUGG General Assembly 2015, Czech Republic, Prague.
  • Meliksetian Kh., Connor C., Savov I., Connor L., Navasardyan G., Manucharyan D., Ghukasyan Y., Gevorgyan H. Conceptual model of volcanism and volcanic hazards of the region of Ararat valley, Armenia. Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2015, Vol. 17, Austria, Vienna.
  • Meliksetian Kh., Savov I., Connor C., Halama R., Jrbashyan R., Navasardyan G., Ghukasyan Y., Gevorgyan H., Manucharyan D., Ishizuka O., Quidelleur X., Germa A. Aragats stratovolcano in Armenia - volcano-stratigraphy and petrology.  Geophysical Research Abstracts, EGU General Assembly 2014, Vol. 16, Austria, Vienna.
  • Meliksetian Kh.B., Ghukasyan Yu. G, Jrbashyan R.T., Savov I., Navasardyan G. Kh., Gevorgyan H. P. Geochemistry of volcanic series of Aragats province. International scientific-practical conference «Continental Neovolcanism of Alpian Fold Area of Eastern Europe» Kiev, 2013, p. 33. (in Russian).

Books

  • Contributor to the ‘A Photographic Atlas of Flood Basalt Volcanism’ by H. Sheth, 2018, Springer, 363pp.