David Astvatsaturov

David Astvatsaturov

David Astvatsaturov, Financial Coordinator for the Center for Transportation & Logistics (CTL), is described by his colleagues as knowledgeable, consistently patient, courteous, and a problem solver. He volunteered to schedule and plan a workshop for his team that would not have taken place otherwise. They are grateful for his presence on the finance team and in the greater CTL community.

David Astvatsaturov

Job Title:

Financial Coordinator

Department, Lab, or Center:
Center for Transportation & Logistics

How long have you worked at MIT:

4.5 years: 1 year at CTL, 3.5 years at the Office of the President.

Describe your role and responsibilities at MIT:

I work on CTL’s Finance team where I assumed the Financial Assistant role one year ago. Today, as a Financial Coordinator, I support our center with matters involving both post-award and pre-award activities. My fundamental responsibilities include: reporting, reconciliation, proposal submissions, and addressing any and all inquiries related to MIT’s policies and procedures.

What is your favorite part of your job:

My favorite part of the job is contributing to the overall advancement of research by providing administrative support to my DLCI. The opportunities to learn new things and experience and overcome unique challenges are limitless, which is why I remain at MIT.

Do you have any hobbies or interests:

In my spare time I enjoy cooking, trying out new restaurants, and traveling.



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