On December 1, academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia Davit Sedrakyan passed away at the age of 81.
As reported the news service of the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Armenia, the Requiem Service for Davit Sedrakyan will take place on December 3 (6-8 p.m.) at St. Hovhannes Church, and the farewell ceremony will be held on December 4 (12:00) in the hall of the chairmanship of the National Academy of Sciences of Armenia.
Davit Sedrakyan was one of the active organizers of several international conferences and theme-based seminars, served as deputy editor-in-chief and editor-in-chief of magazines of the National Academy of Sciences. He helped create and publish the Superdense QCD Matter and Compact Stars international journal and was co-editor of the book “Ambartsumian’s Legacy and Active Universe” devoted to Victor Ambartsumian. In 1970, Davit Sedrakyan received a state award of the Lenin Communist Youth Union of Armenia for his book “Stationary Axial-Symmetric Fields in the Theory of Einstein”, and in 1999, he received the Anania Shirakatsi Medal.