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Amirkabir University of Technology (AUT, دانشگاه صنعتی امیرکبیر), formerly called the Tehran Polytechnic is a public
Public
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 research university located in Tehran
Tehran
Tehran , sometimes spelled Teheran, is the capital of Iran and Tehran Province. With an estimated population of 8,429,807; it is also Iran's largest urban area and city, one of the largest cities in Western Asia, and is the world's 19th largest city.In the 20th century, Tehran was subject to...

, Iran
Iran
Iran , officially the Islamic Republic of Iran , is a country in Southern and Western Asia. The name "Iran" has been in use natively since the Sassanian era and came into use internationally in 1935, before which the country was known to the Western world as Persia...

. AUT is one of the most prestigious universities and the first established technical university in Iran
Iran
Iran , officially the Islamic Republic of Iran , is a country in Southern and Western Asia. The name "Iran" has been in use natively since the Sassanian era and came into use internationally in 1935, before which the country was known to the Western world as Persia...

. AUT ranks first in industry-related activities in Iran
Iran
Iran , officially the Islamic Republic of Iran , is a country in Southern and Western Asia. The name "Iran" has been in use natively since the Sassanian era and came into use internationally in 1935, before which the country was known to the Western world as Persia...

.

The university was founded by Habib Nafisi
Habib Nafisi
Habib Nafisi is the founder of Tehran Polytechnic . He founded it in 1958 with 5 engineering departments. He was also founder of the University of Mazandaran and Iran University of Science and Technology....

 in 1958, during the reign of the Pahlavi dynasty
Pahlavi dynasty
The Pahlavi dynasty consisted of two Iranian/Persian monarchs, father and son Reza Shah Pahlavi and Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi The Pahlavi dynasty consisted of two Iranian/Persian monarchs, father and son Reza Shah Pahlavi (reg. 1925–1941) and Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi The Pahlavi dynasty ...

. Originally named the Tehran Polytechnic, it began its activities with five engineering departments. Following the 1979 Iranian Revolution
Iranian Revolution
The Iranian Revolution refers to events involving the overthrow of Iran's monarchy under Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and its replacement with an Islamic republic under Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the leader of the...

, Polytechnic was renamed after the famed Iranian prime minister Amir Kabir
Amir Kabir
Amir Kabir , also known as Mirza Taghi Khan Amir-Nezam , also known by the titles of Atabak and Amir-e Nezam; chief minister to Naser al-Din Shah Qajar for the first three years of his reign and one of the most capable and innovative figures to appear in the whole Qajar period...

 (1807–1852). With its expansion, the university now boasts fifteen science
Science
Science is a systematic enterprise that builds and organizes knowledge in the form of testable explanations and predictions about the universe...

 and engineering
Engineering
Engineering is the discipline, art, skill and profession of acquiring and applying scientific, mathematical, economic, social, and practical knowledge, in order to design and build structures, machines, devices, systems, materials and processes that safely realize improvements to the lives of...

 departments, and two other affiliated centers, located in Bandar Abbas
Bandar Abbas
Bandar-Abbas or Bandar-e ‘Abbās , also Romanized as Bandar ‘Abbās, Bandar ‘Abbāsī, and Bandar-e ‘Abbās; formerly known as Cambarão and Port Comorão to Portuguese traders, as Gombroon to English traders and as Gamrun or Gumrun to Dutch merchants) is a port city and capital of Hormozgān Province on...

 and Mahshahr
Mahshahr
Bandar-e Mahshahr is a city in and the capital of Mahshahr County, Khuzestan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 109,927, in 24,110 families....

. There are currently around 9,100 students enrolled in the undergraduate and graduate programs. AUT has 480 full-time academic faculty members and 550 administrative employees. This gives AUT the highest staff-to-student ratio among the country's universities. The executive branch consists of four departments which receive active participation from various councils in planning and administering affairs.

AUT has signed mutual agreements with international universities for research and educational collaboration. There is a joint program between AUT and the University of Birmingham
University of Birmingham
The University of Birmingham is a British Redbrick university located in the city of Birmingham, England. It received its royal charter in 1900 as a successor to Birmingham Medical School and Mason Science College . Birmingham was the first Redbrick university to gain a charter and thus...

.

AUT is one of the leading universities in E-Learning
E-learning
E-learning comprises all forms of electronically supported learning and teaching. The information and communication systems, whether networked learning or not, serve as specific media to implement the learning process...

 systems in Iran which has begun its activities in 2004.

Amirkabir University is the pioneer of sustainable development in Iran and established the AUT sustainability Office on July 2011. The activities of the Sustainability Office contribute to AUT's campus by reducing energy consumption, costs, and emissions, and also student coursework, volunteer opportunities for students, as well as research and education academic activities on sustainable development.

Departments


Former Presidents



  • Habib Nafisi
    Habib Nafisi
    Habib Nafisi is the founder of Tehran Polytechnic . He founded it in 1958 with 5 engineering departments. He was also founder of the University of Mazandaran and Iran University of Science and Technology....

  • Prof. Mohammad Ali Mojtahedi
    Mohammad Ali Mojtahedi
    Dr. Mohammad Ali Modjtahedi was an Iranian University professor and lifetime principal of the highly prestigious Alborz High School in Tehran, Iran....

  • Prof. Jadd Babaii
  • Prof. Kayvan Najmabadi
  • Prof. Siroos Shafiei
  • Prof. Miri
  • Prof. Hasan Farid Alam
  • Prof. Kamaleddin Yadavar Nikravesh
  • Prof. Aliakbar Ramezanianpour
  • Prof. Reza Hosseini
  • Prof. Mohammad Hossein Salimi Namin
  • Prof. Abdolhamid Riazi
  • Prof. Ahmad Fahimifar
  • Prof. Alireza Rahayee

Science and technology

  • Akbar Adibi
    Akbar Adibi
    Akbar Adibi was an Iranian electronic engineer, VLSI researcher, and university engineering professor.-Biography:...

    , Professor of Electrical Engineering
    Electrical engineering
    Electrical engineering is a field of engineering that generally deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics and electromagnetism. The field first became an identifiable occupation in the late nineteenth century after commercialization of the electric telegraph and electrical...

    , Father of Electronics
    Electronics
    Electronics is the branch of science, engineering and technology that deals with electrical circuits involving active electrical components such as vacuum tubes, transistors, diodes and integrated circuits, and associated passive interconnection technologies...

     in Iran
  • Faramarz Afshar Taromi, Professor of Polymer Engineering
    Polymer engineering
    Polymer engineering is generally an engineering field that designs, analyses, and/or modifies polymer materials. Polymer engineering covers aspects of petrochemical industry, polymerization, structure and characterization of polymers, properties of polymers, compounding and processing of polymers...

    , Father of Polymers in Iran
  • Abolhassan Astaneh-Asl, Professor of Civil Engineering
    Civil engineering
    Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works like roads, bridges, canals, dams, and buildings...

    , University of California, Berkeley
    University of California, Berkeley
    The University of California, Berkeley , is a teaching and research university established in 1868 and located in Berkeley, California, USA...

  • Saeed Daniali, Professor of Structural Engineering
    Structural engineering
    Structural engineering is a field of engineering dealing with the analysis and design of structures that support or resist loads. Structural engineering is usually considered a specialty within civil engineering, but it can also be studied in its own right....

    , University of Washington
    University of Washington
    University of Washington is a public research university, founded in 1861 in Seattle, Washington, United States. The UW is the largest university in the Northwest and the oldest public university on the West Coast. The university has three campuses, with its largest campus in the University...

  • Mehdi Dehghan, Professor of Applied Mathematics
    Applied mathematics
    Applied mathematics is a branch of mathematics that concerns itself with mathematical methods that are typically used in science, engineering, business, and industry. Thus, "applied mathematics" is a mathematical science with specialized knowledge...

    , One of the Top 20 Most Cited Scientists of the Country
  • Mohammad Reza Eslami
    Mohammad Reza Eslami
    Mohammad Reza Eslami is a Distinguished Professor and ASME Fellow member in Mechanical Engineering at Tehran Polytechnic , Tehran, Iran. He is known for his contribution to the development of Thermoelasticity.-Education:*Ph.D. – Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge La., USA, 1973*M.Sc...

    , Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    Mechanical engineering
    Mechanical engineering is a discipline of engineering that applies the principles of physics and materials science for analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems. It is the branch of engineering that involves the production and usage of heat and mechanical power for the...

    , One of the Top 20 Most Cited Scientists of the Country
  • Fariborz Farahmand, Professor of Computer Science
    Computer science
    Computer science or computing science is the study of the theoretical foundations of information and computation and of practical techniques for their implementation and application in computer systems...

    , Purdue University
    Purdue University
    Purdue University, located in West Lafayette, Indiana, U.S., is the flagship university of the six-campus Purdue University system. Purdue was founded on May 6, 1869, as a land-grant university when the Indiana General Assembly, taking advantage of the Morrill Act, accepted a donation of land and...

  • Kasra Ferdows, Professor of Global Manufacturing, Georgetown University
    Georgetown University
    Georgetown University is a private, Jesuit, research university whose main campus is in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Founded in 1789, it is the oldest Catholic university in the United States...

  • Keikhosrow Firoozbakhsh, Professor of Biomechanical engineering
    Biomechanical engineering
    Biomechanical Engineering is a bioengineering subdiscipline which applies principles of mechanical engineering to biological systems and stems from the scientific discipline of biomechanics. Many cases are related to Biomedical engineering and Agricultural engineering.- Research Groups:...

    , University of New Mexico
    University of New Mexico
    The University of New Mexico at Albuquerque is a public research university located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in the United States. It is the state's flagship research institution...

  • Maysam Ghovanloo, Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Biomedical engineering
    Biomedical Engineering is the application of engineering principles and design concepts to medicine and biology. This field seeks to close the gap between engineering and medicine: It combines the design and problem solving skills of engineering with medical and biological sciences to improve...

    , Georgia Institute of Technology
    Georgia Institute of Technology
    The Georgia Institute of Technology is a public research university in Atlanta, Georgia, in the United States...

  • Hossein Hosseini, Professor and Chair of Computer Science
    Computer science
    Computer science or computing science is the study of the theoretical foundations of information and computation and of practical techniques for their implementation and application in computer systems...

    , University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
  • Reza Iravani
    Reza Iravani
    Reza Iravani is a professor in the Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto. He holds the L. Lau Chair in Electrical and Computer Engineering in same department...

    , Professor of Electrical Engineering
    Electrical engineering
    Electrical engineering is a field of engineering that generally deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics and electromagnetism. The field first became an identifiable occupation in the late nineteenth century after commercialization of the electric telegraph and electrical...

    , University of Toronto
    University of Toronto
    The University of Toronto is a public research university in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, situated on the grounds that surround Queen's Park. It was founded by royal charter in 1827 as King's College, the first institution of higher learning in Upper Canada...

  • Ehsan Jabbarzadeh, Professor of Chemical Engineering
    Chemical engineering
    Chemical engineering is the branch of engineering that deals with physical science , and life sciences with mathematics and economics, to the process of converting raw materials or chemicals into more useful or valuable forms...

    , University of South Carolina
    University of South Carolina
    The University of South Carolina is a public, co-educational research university located in Columbia, South Carolina, United States, with 7 surrounding satellite campuses. Its historic campus covers over in downtown Columbia not far from the South Carolina State House...

  • Mehran Javanbakht, Professor of Chemistry
    Chemistry
    Chemistry is the science of matter, especially its chemical reactions, but also its composition, structure and properties. Chemistry is concerned with atoms and their interactions with other atoms, and particularly with the properties of chemical bonds....

    , One of the Top 20 Most Cited Scientists of the Country
  • Mohsen Kavehrad, Professor of Electrical Engineering
    Electrical engineering
    Electrical engineering is a field of engineering that generally deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics and electromagnetism. The field first became an identifiable occupation in the late nineteenth century after commercialization of the electric telegraph and electrical...

    , The Pennsylvania State University
  • Behrad Khamesee, Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    Mechanical engineering
    Mechanical engineering is a discipline of engineering that applies the principles of physics and materials science for analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems. It is the branch of engineering that involves the production and usage of heat and mechanical power for the...

    , University of Waterloo
    University of Waterloo
    The University of Waterloo is a comprehensive public university in the city of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. The school was founded in 1957 by Drs. Gerry Hagey and Ira G. Needles, and has since grown to an institution of more than 30,000 students, faculty, and staff...

  • Gholamali Liaghati, Founder of Acoustics
    Acoustics
    Acoustics is the interdisciplinary science that deals with the study of all mechanical waves in gases, liquids, and solids including vibration, sound, ultrasound and infrasound. A scientist who works in the field of acoustics is an acoustician while someone working in the field of acoustics...

     Science in Iran
  • Siamak Moradian, Founder of Color
    Color
    Color or colour is the visual perceptual property corresponding in humans to the categories called red, green, blue and others. Color derives from the spectrum of light interacting in the eye with the spectral sensitivities of the light receptors...

     Science in Iran, University of Bradford
    University of Bradford
    The University of Bradford is a British university located in the city of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. The University received its Royal Charter in 1966, making it the 40th University to be created in Britain, but its origins date back to the early 1800s...

  • Majdedin Mirmirani, Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    Mechanical engineering
    Mechanical engineering is a discipline of engineering that applies the principles of physics and materials science for analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems. It is the branch of engineering that involves the production and usage of heat and mechanical power for the...

    , California State University, Los Angeles
    California State University, Los Angeles
    California State University, Los Angeles is a public comprehensive university, part of the California State University system...

  • Mohammad Modarres, Professor of Mechanical
    Mechanical engineering
    Mechanical engineering is a discipline of engineering that applies the principles of physics and materials science for analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems. It is the branch of engineering that involves the production and usage of heat and mechanical power for the...

     and Nuclear Engineering
    Nuclear engineering
    Nuclear engineering is the branch of engineering concerned with the application of the breakdown as well as the fusion of atomic nuclei and/or the application of other sub-atomic physics, based on the principles of nuclear physics...

    , University of Maryland, College Park
    University of Maryland, College Park
    The University of Maryland, College Park is a top-ranked public research university located in the city of College Park in Prince George's County, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C...

  • Mohsen Mosleh, Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    Mechanical engineering
    Mechanical engineering is a discipline of engineering that applies the principles of physics and materials science for analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems. It is the branch of engineering that involves the production and usage of heat and mechanical power for the...

    , Howard University
    Howard University
    Howard University is a federally chartered, non-profit, private, coeducational, nonsectarian, historically black university located in Washington, D.C., United States...

  • Saeed Niku, Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    Mechanical engineering
    Mechanical engineering is a discipline of engineering that applies the principles of physics and materials science for analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems. It is the branch of engineering that involves the production and usage of heat and mechanical power for the...

    , California Polytechnic State University
    California Polytechnic State University
    California Polytechnic State University, or Cal Poly, is a public university located in San Luis Obispo, California, United States. The university is one of two polytechnic campuses in the 23-member California State University system....

  • Hossein Nivi, Dean of University of Detroit Mercy
    University of Detroit Mercy
    University of Detroit Mercy is a private, Roman Catholic co-educational university in Detroit, Michigan, United States, affiliated with the Society of Jesus and the Sisters of Mercy. Antoine M. Garibaldi is the president. With origins dating from 1877, it is the largest Roman Catholic university...

    's College of Business Administration
  • Ali A. Pilehvari, Professor of Chemical Engineering
    Chemical engineering
    Chemical engineering is the branch of engineering that deals with physical science , and life sciences with mathematics and economics, to the process of converting raw materials or chemicals into more useful or valuable forms...

    , Texas A&M University - Kingsville
  • A. Hamed Majedi, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo
    University of Waterloo
    The University of Waterloo is a comprehensive public university in the city of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. The school was founded in 1957 by Drs. Gerry Hagey and Ira G. Needles, and has since grown to an institution of more than 30,000 students, faculty, and staff...

  • Massoud Pirbazari, Professor of Environmental Engineering
    Environmental engineering
    Environmental engineering is the application of science and engineering principles to improve the natural environment , to provide healthy water, air, and land for human habitation and for other organisms, and to remediate polluted sites...

    , University of Southern California
    University of Southern California
    The University of Southern California is a private, not-for-profit, nonsectarian, research university located in Los Angeles, California, United States. USC was founded in 1880, making it California's oldest private research university...

  • Mehran Pooladi-Darvish. Professor of Chemical Engineering
    Chemical engineering
    Chemical engineering is the branch of engineering that deals with physical science , and life sciences with mathematics and economics, to the process of converting raw materials or chemicals into more useful or valuable forms...

    , University of Calgary
    University of Calgary
    The University of Calgary is a public research university located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Founded in 1966 the U of C is composed of 14 faculties and more than 85 research institutes and centres.More than 25,000 undergraduate and 5,500 graduate students are currently...

  • Mohsen Razzaghi, Professor of Applied Mathematics
    Applied mathematics
    Applied mathematics is a branch of mathematics that concerns itself with mathematical methods that are typically used in science, engineering, business, and industry. Thus, "applied mathematics" is a mathematical science with specialized knowledge...

    , Head of Department of Mathematics
    Mathematics
    Mathematics is the study of quantity, space, structure, and change. Mathematicians seek out patterns and formulate new conjectures. Mathematicians resolve the truth or falsity of conjectures by mathematical proofs, which are arguments sufficient to convince other mathematicians of their validity...

     and Statistics
    Statistics
    Statistics is the study of the collection, organization, analysis, and interpretation of data. It deals with all aspects of this, including the planning of data collection in terms of the design of surveys and experiments....

    , Mississippi State University
    Mississippi State University
    The Mississippi State University of Agriculture and Applied Science commonly known as Mississippi State University is a land-grant university located in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, United States, partially in the town of Starkville and partially in an unincorporated area...

  • Abbas Samani, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Western Ontario
    University of Western Ontario
    The University of Western Ontario is a public research university located in London, Ontario, Canada. The university's main campus covers of land, with the Thames River cutting through the eastern portion of the main campus. Western administers its programs through 12 different faculties and...

  • Kazem Sohraby, Professor of Electrical Engineering
    Electrical engineering
    Electrical engineering is a field of engineering that generally deals with the study and application of electricity, electronics and electromagnetism. The field first became an identifiable occupation in the late nineteenth century after commercialization of the electric telegraph and electrical...

    , University of Arkansas
    University of Arkansas
    The University of Arkansas is a public, co-educational, land-grant, space-grant, research university. It is classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a research university with very high research activity. It is the flagship campus of the University of Arkansas System and is located in...

     and Bell Labs
    Bell Labs
    Bell Laboratories is the research and development subsidiary of the French-owned Alcatel-Lucent and previously of the American Telephone & Telegraph Company , half-owned through its Western Electric manufacturing subsidiary.Bell Laboratories operates its...

  • Mahmoud Tarokh, Professor of Computer Science
    Computer science
    Computer science or computing science is the study of the theoretical foundations of information and computation and of practical techniques for their implementation and application in computer systems...

    , San Diego State University
    San Diego State University
    San Diego State University , founded in 1897 as San Diego Normal School, is the largest and oldest higher education facility in the greater San Diego area , and is part of the California State University system...

  • Ehsan Toyserkani, Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    Mechanical engineering
    Mechanical engineering is a discipline of engineering that applies the principles of physics and materials science for analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems. It is the branch of engineering that involves the production and usage of heat and mechanical power for the...

    , University of Waterloo
    University of Waterloo
    The University of Waterloo is a comprehensive public university in the city of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. The school was founded in 1957 by Drs. Gerry Hagey and Ira G. Needles, and has since grown to an institution of more than 30,000 students, faculty, and staff...

  • Hooman Askari Nasab, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Alberta
    University of Alberta
    The University of Alberta is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Founded in 1908 by Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the first premier of Alberta and Henry Marshall Tory, its first president, it is widely recognized as one of the best universities in Canada...

  • Mehrdad Sasani, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Northeastern University
  • Sheereen Majd, Professor of Bioengineering, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Mohammad Reza Abidian, Professor of Bioengineering, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Ramin Sedaghati, Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    Mechanical engineering
    Mechanical engineering is a discipline of engineering that applies the principles of physics and materials science for analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems. It is the branch of engineering that involves the production and usage of heat and mechanical power for the...

    , Concordia University
    Concordia University
    Concordia University is a comprehensive Canadian public university located in Montreal, Quebec, one of the two universities in the city where English is the primary language of instruction...

  • Masoumeh Kazemi Zanjani, Professor of Industrial Engineering
    Industrial engineering
    Industrial engineering is a branch of engineering dealing with the optimization of complex processes or systems. It is concerned with the development, improvement, implementation and evaluation of integrated systems of people, money, knowledge, information, equipment, energy, materials, analysis...

    , Concordia University
    Concordia University
    Concordia University is a comprehensive Canadian public university located in Montreal, Quebec, one of the two universities in the city where English is the primary language of instruction...

  • Kian Mehravaran, Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    Mechanical engineering
    Mechanical engineering is a discipline of engineering that applies the principles of physics and materials science for analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems. It is the branch of engineering that involves the production and usage of heat and mechanical power for the...

    , The University of British Columbia
  • Shahriyar Mojahed, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Massachusetts Lowell
    University of Massachusetts Lowell
    The University of Massachusetts Lowell is a public university in Lowell, Massachusetts, and part of the University of Massachusetts system...

  • Hessam Taherian, Professor of Mechanical Engineering
    Mechanical engineering
    Mechanical engineering is a discipline of engineering that applies the principles of physics and materials science for analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems. It is the branch of engineering that involves the production and usage of heat and mechanical power for the...

    , University of Alabama at Birmingham
    University of Alabama at Birmingham
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham is a public university in Birmingham in the U.S. state of Alabama. Developing from an extension center established in 1936, the institution became an autonomous institution in 1969 and is today one of three institutions in the University of Alabama System...


Industry

  • Ahmad Reza Tabrizi, Co-Founder of the Iran Canada Business Council, President and CEO of Taim Consulting Inc.  and Taim Canada Inc.
  • Frydon Torabi, Vice Chair of the Canadian Society of Iranian Engineers and Architects
  • Bahaedin Adab, Co-Founder of Karafarin Insurance Co. and Karafarin Bank, Former Deputy chairman of the board of director of Industry Confederation of Iran, Former chairman of the board of director of Syndicate of Construction Companies of Tehran

Art and culture

  • Pejman Bazeghi
    Pejman Bazeghi
    - Biography :Bazeghi was born on 10 August 1974 in Tehran, Iran. He is the second child of a family of five, with an origin from the Northern part of Iran, Lahijan. During his childhood, due to his father’s job, he moved and lived in different cities which gave him a lot of experience for his...

    , Actor
  • Alireza Bazrafshan, Screenwriter
  • Iraj Karimi, Film Director
  • Kamal Tabrizi
    Kamal Tabrizi
    Kamal Tabrizi is an Iranian film director. He was born in Tehran . A newly released picture shows that he was as a photographer & reporter among the 1979 hostage takers at the U.S. embassy in Tehran.- Filmography as a director :-External links:...

    , Film Director
  • Davood Mirbagheri, Film Director

Politicians

  • Abbas Abdi
    Abbas Abdi
    Abbas Abdi is one of Iran's most influential reformists, journalist, self-taught sociologist and social activist.Abdi studied Polymer engineering at Poly Technique University in Tehran. He was a member of editorial board of Salam newspaper...

    , Political Activist
  • Bahaedin Adab, Former Member of Parliament from Kurdistan (Sanandaj
    Sanandaj
    Sanandaj , also Romanized as Senneh and Sinneh) is a city in and the capital of Kurdistan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 311,446, in 81,380 families....

    , Kamyaran
    Kamyaran
    Kamyaran is a city in and capital of Kamyaran County, Kurdistan Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 46,760, in 11,186 families....

    , Divandareh), Co-founder of the Kurdish United Front
    Kurdish United Front
    Kurdish United Front is a political and social movement in Iran that was established in January 2006 to unite all Iranian Kurds to achieve their rights within the Iranian Constitution and to oppose social injustice against Kurds in Iran .There are several chapters of the Front in different provinces...

  • Ali Afshari
    Ali Afshari
    Ali Afshari is an Iranian activist.For ten years Afshari has campaigned for reform-minded leaders and change within the Islamic Republic, with posts including membership on the Central Council of Office for Strengthening Unity and membership on the Central Council of the Islamic Student...

    , Political Activist
  • Masoumeh Ebtekar
    Masoumeh Ebtekar
    Masoumeh Ebtekar is an Iranian scientist, journalist and politician. She is currently the director of Peace and Environment Center in Tehran.Ebtekar first achieved fame as the spokeswoman of the students who had occupied the US Embassy in 1979...

    , Former Vice President of Iran
    Iran
    Iran , officially the Islamic Republic of Iran , is a country in Southern and Western Asia. The name "Iran" has been in use natively since the Sassanian era and came into use internationally in 1935, before which the country was known to the Western world as Persia...

    , Currently a City Council
    City council
    A city council or town council is the legislative body that governs a city, town, municipality or local government area.-Australia & NZ:Because of the differences in legislation between the States, the exact definition of a City Council varies...

     Elect of Tehran
    Tehran
    Tehran , sometimes spelled Teheran, is the capital of Iran and Tehran Province. With an estimated population of 8,429,807; it is also Iran's largest urban area and city, one of the largest cities in Western Asia, and is the world's 19th largest city.In the 20th century, Tehran was subject to...

  • Naser Khaleghi, Former Minister of Labour and Social Affairs
  • Hassan Ghafourifard, Head of Iran's House of Parties, Former Minister of Power, Former Head of the National Olympic Committee
    National Olympic Committee
    National Olympic Committees are the national constituents of the worldwide Olympic movement. Subject to the controls of the International Olympic Committee, they are responsible for organizing their people's participation in the Olympic Games...

     and Former Member of Parliament
  • MohammadReza Hashemi Golpayegani, Former Minister of Science, Research and Technology
  • Mostafa Hashemitaba, Former Vice President and Former Head of the Physical Education Organization and National Olympic Committee
    National Olympic Committee
    National Olympic Committees are the national constituents of the worldwide Olympic movement. Subject to the controls of the International Olympic Committee, they are responsible for organizing their people's participation in the Olympic Games...

  • Soheila Jelodarzadeh, Former Member of Parliament, Political Activist
  • Hamid Reza Katoozian, Member of Parliament
  • Mohsen Mirdamadi
    Mohsen Mirdamadi
    Mohsen Mirdamadi, was an organizer of the 1979 Iran hostage crisis, a member of the parliament of Iran from 2000-2004, and the "head of the largest pro-reform party" in Iran, Islamic Iran Participation Front since 2006....

    , Secretary General of Islamic Iran Participation Front
    Islamic Iran Participation Front
    The Islamic Iran Participation Front is a reformist political party in Iran...

    , the Largest Reformist Party in Iran
  • Mostafa Mirsalim, Former Minister of Islamic Culture and Guidance
  • Ahmad Motamedi
    Ahmad Motamedi
    Seyyed Ahmad Motamedi is an Iranian politician. He was the Iranian Minister of Communication and Information Technology until August 24, 2005, and was replaced by Mohammad Soleimani....

    , Former Minister of Communication
    Communication
    Communication is the activity of conveying meaningful information. Communication requires a sender, a message, and an intended recipient, although the receiver need not be present or aware of the sender's intent to communicate at the time of communication; thus communication can occur across vast...

     and Information Technology
    Information technology
    Information technology is the acquisition, processing, storage and dissemination of vocal, pictorial, textual and numerical information by a microelectronics-based combination of computing and telecommunications...

  • Behzad Nabavi
    Behzad Nabavi
    Behzad Nabavi is an Iranian politician. He served as Deputy Speaker of the Parliament of Iran and was one of the founders of the reformist party Mojahedin of the Islamic Revolution Organization...

    , Former Minister of Industry and Former Deputy Speaker of the Parliament of Iran
  • Seyyed Kamaleddin Nikravesh, Former Interior Minister and Member of Parliament and Mayor of Tehran
  • Mohammad SaeediKia, Former Minister of Housing and Urban Development
  • Ahmad Reza Tabrizi, Member of the Liberal Party of Canada
    Liberal Party of Canada
    The Liberal Party of Canada , colloquially known as the Grits, is the oldest federally registered party in Canada. In the conventional political spectrum, the party sits between the centre and the centre-left. Historically the Liberal Party has positioned itself to the left of the Conservative...

  • Ahmad Vahidi
    Ahmad Vahidi
    Ahmad Vahidi is an Iranian politician and former commander of the Revolutionary Guards. He is the current Minister of Defense of Iran, having held the post since August 9, 2009.-Early life:...

    , Minister of Defense
  • Ezzatollah Zarghami
    Ezzatollah Zarghami
    Ezzatollah Zarghami has been the head of IRIB, the media corporation in charge of controlling Iranian national radio and television broadcasting, since 2004. His predecessor was Ali Larijani....

    , President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), Iran's Television
    Television
    Television is a telecommunication medium for transmitting and receiving moving images that can be monochrome or colored, with accompanying sound...

     and Radio
    Radio
    Radio is the transmission of signals through free space by modulation of electromagnetic waves with frequencies below those of visible light. Electromagnetic radiation travels by means of oscillating electromagnetic fields that pass through the air and the vacuum of space...

    Organization

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