Dr. Tigran Sadoyan is our Senior Hydrologist, Geologist and Engineer and a GIS analysis specialist.  He earned his Ph.D. in Earth Sciences at the University La Sapienza in Rome, Italy in 2007. He also received an Advanced Studies Certificate in Engineering, Geology, and Hydrogeology of Tropical and Subtropical Regions from the University of Tubingen (Germany) in 1998. Dr. Sadoyan has extensive experience in environmental compliance, specializing in natural hazards and risk assessment. As a geologist, he has a strong background in field work, sample and data collection, aero and satellite image recognition, database creation, analysis and reporting. He has more than 9 years of experience as an environmental compliance specialist with extensive knowledge in environmental and geological research. He has researched and written several papers for the United Nations amongst others in his fields of expertise. Dr. Sadoyan has demonstrated success in research grant, project development, and inter-disciplinary collaboration between different profile scientists and governmental officials. He has teaching, lecturing and instructing experience with audiences ranging from undergraduate students to professional employees. In addition to experience in basic geological and geomorphological mapping, slope vulnerability monitoring, and stability assessment, he is a specialist in geospatial analysis and ground-truthing to target sustainable water resources. Dr. Sadoyan is fluent in Armenian, Italian, Russian, and English.