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Sara Zahedi: 2016 European Mathematical Society Prize Winner

Sara Zahedi is 2016’s only female EMS laureate. The 34-year-old has been an assistant professor at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden since 2014. Her research focuses around computational methods to calculate and emulate dynamic geometry, for instance … Continue reading

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Iran’s ‘Cloudy Children’ from Reza Fahimi is the Grand Prix winner at ‘SSFF and Asia’

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Iranian filmmaker Reza Fahimi’s Cloudy Children emerged as the big winner at the Short Shorts Film Festival and Asia (SSFF & ASIA) 2015, receiving the Grand Prix of the event that was held in…

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Reza Mirkarimi: Awarded Iranian film director

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Reza Mirkarimi (Persian: رضا میرکریمی ‎, born 1966 in Tehran) is an Iranian film writer and director. He graduated from Fine Arts University in Graphic Arts. His cinema activities began in 1987 with a…

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Reza Attaran: Awarded Iranian actor, director, screenwriter and singer

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Reza Attaran (born 1968 in Mashhad) is an Iranian actor, director, screenwriter and singer. He won in 2008 the Best Actor Award at the Gol Agha Comedy Festival and is regarded as one of…

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Mehdi Fakhimi: Awarded Iranian architect

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Born on September 13, 1980, in Iran, Mohammad Mahdi Fakhimi got a Master’s degree in Architectural Engineering from Azad University in 2006. He founded his first company named “Ideh-Pardazan Akad Group” in 2008 and…

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Iranian architect Mahdi Fakhimi from AKAD Design winner of a Silver A’ Design Award in Italy

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The design of Face Top by Mahdi Fakhimi from AKAD Design won the notable Silver A’ Design Award at Interior Space and Exhibition Design Competition in 2014-2015 The design, construction and execution contract of…

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Tabiat (Nature) pedestrian bridge in Tehran, Iran by Leila Araghian from Diba Tensile Architecture

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Tabiat Pedestrian Bridge is located in the northern part of Tehran in a zone called Abbas Abad Lands; this is a 559Ha area which is mainly dedicated to cultural spaces such as libraries and…

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Reza Mirkarimi: Awarded Iranian film director

Reza Mirkarimi (Persian: رضا میرکریمی ‎, born 1966 in Tehran) is an Iranian film writer and director. He graduated from Fine Arts University in Graphic Arts. His cinema activities began in 1987 with a series of shorts followed by two … Continue reading

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Babak Karimi: Awarded Iranian-Italian actor

Babak Karimi (Persian: بابک کریمی‎, born 1960) is an Iranian-Italian film actor and editor. It is more than 40 years that Babak Karimi has settled in Italy. He is the son of Nosrat Karimi an Iranian actor, director and playwright. … Continue reading

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Kambiz Derambakhsh – Graphic Designer-Cartoonist-Illustrator

Graphic Designer-Cartoonist-Illustrator Kambiz Derambakhsh Date of birth: 1942 Place of birth: Shiraz, Iran Education: Graduated from Tehran Academy of Fine Arts Press activities: 55 years of continuous cooperation with well-known local and international newspapers and magazines Exhibitions: 50 individual exhibitions … Continue reading

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Professor Fazlollah Reza -Highly awarded scientist

He was one of the first graduates from Tehran University who majored in Electrical Engineering. In 1945, he completed his master’s degree in Columbia University in the United States and received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from Polytechnic University of … Continue reading

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Professor Ali Khademhosseini has won the 2014 award of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)

Khademhosseini was named to receive Nanoscale Science and Engineering Forum (NSEF) Young Investigator Award. … This award is bestowed annually and recognizes outstanding interdisciplinary research in Nanoscale science and engineering by a scientist or engineer in the early stages of … Continue reading

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Iranian Researcher Maryam Mirzakhani Receives The 2014 Clay Research Award

Maryam Mirzakhani, an Iranian university professor and mathematician at Stanford University, is the recipient of the 2014 Clay Research Award from the Clay Mathematics Institute. Mirzakhani well-known for her prominent theories on geometry and ergodic theory, received the award along … Continue reading

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Behnaz Sarafpour – designer and finalist of the Smithsonian’s National Design Award

Behnaz Sarafpour is a New York City-based designer who introduced a line of women’s apparel bearing her name in 2001. She attended Parsons School of Design, where she was honored with the Golden Thimble Award,and has held design positions at … Continue reading

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Reza Sayed Badiyi awarded Iranian-American director of very popular TV series in the 80s and 90s

Reza Sayed Badiyi (Persian: رضا بدیعی; April 17, 1930 – August 20, 2011) was an Iranian-American film director. He graduated from the Academy of Drama in Iran. He moved to the United States in 1955. He graduated from Syracuse University … Continue reading

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Leila Hatami: Awarded Iranian actress

Leila Hatami (born October 1, 1972) is an Iranian actress. She is the daughter of director Ali Hatami and actress Zari Khoshkam and is married to actor Ali Mosaffa. Besides Persian she is fluent in French, English and German. After … Continue reading

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Mahmoud Dowlatabadi – Iranian writer and actor

Mahmoud Dowlatabadi (Persian: محمود دولت‌آبادی‎) (born 1 August 1940 in Dowlatabad, Sabzevar) is an Iranian writer and actor, known for his promotion of social and artistic freedom in contemporary Iran and his realist depictions of rural life, drawn from personal … Continue reading

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Forugh Farrokhzad – awarded and influential female Iranian poet and film director

Forugh Farrokhzad (Persian: فروغ فرخزاد‎;January 5, 1935 — February 13, 1967) was an Iranian poet and film director. Forugh Farrokhzad is arguably one of Iran’s most influential female poets of the twentieth century. She was a controversial modernist poet and … Continue reading

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Asghar Farhadi – Iranian director and holder of the oscar academy awards

Asghar Farhadi (Persian: اصغر فرهادی‎, Persian pronunciation: [æsɣæɾ fæɾhɒːdiː]; born 7 May 1972 in Homāyūnshahr, Isfahan ) is an Iranian film director and screenwriter. For his work as a director, he has received a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award … Continue reading

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Faegheh Atashin aka Googoosh awarded and very popular Iranian singer and actress

Faegheh Atashin born on 5 May 1950 in Tehran / Iran also known by her stage name Googoosh  is an Iranian singer and actress. She is known for her contributions to Iranian pop music, but also starred in a variety … Continue reading

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Morteza Hannaneh awarded Iranian composer

Morteza Hannaneh (Persian: مرتضی حنانه) (March 1, 1923 – October 17, 1989) was a well-known Persian (Iranian) composer. Hannaneh studied composition in Italy and established Farabi Orchestra in Radio Tehran in 1963s. He won the first prize of “Tribune international … Continue reading

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Mehdi Saeedi, young Iranian artist and winnner of multiple international awards

Mehdi Saeedi, (Persian: مهدی سعیدی ‎ was born in Tehran), Iran in 1998 . He has participated in numerous domestic and international exhibitions, biennials and triennials around the world and has won several important prizes both locally and internationally among which … Continue reading

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Jafar Panahi – world famous and awarded Iranian director

Jafar Panahi (Persian: جعفر پناهی‎; born 11 July 1960) is an Iranian film director, screenwriter, and film editor, commonly identified with the Iranian New Wave film movement. Panahi achieved international recognition with his feature film debut, The White Balloon (1995). … Continue reading

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Houmayoun Mahmoudi British/Iranian cartoonist, graphic artist and designer – winner of several international awards

Houmayoun Mahmoudi / Homayoun Mahmoudi (Persian: همایون محمودی ) born 1966 in Tehran, is a British/Iranian cartoonist, graphic artist and designer. He studied graphic design and art at the University of Tehran and graduated in animation from the Tarbiat Modares … Continue reading

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Ali Khademhosseini associate professor at Harvard awarded with the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) by President Barack Obama

Ali Khademhosseini (born October 30, 1975, Tehran, Iran) is an Iranian American-Canadian academic and an Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology and Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering. He has carried out research … Continue reading

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Javad Alizadeh Iranian professional cartoonist best known for his caricatures of politicians with international awards

Javad Alizadeh  was born on 9 January 1953 in Ardebil, northwestern Iran, and graduated BA in English translation.[4] Influence by his university degree, he considers writing and drawing cartoons as a tool that can translate sufferings, hardships and the mysteries … Continue reading

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Christian Composer and Coductor Loris Tjeknavorian – one of the most celebrated cultural figures in Iran

Loris Tjeknavorian (also spelled Cheknavarian, Armenian: Լորիս Ճգնավորյան; Persian: لوریس چکناواریان‎, born 13 October 1937) is an Iranian Armenian composer and conductor. He is one of the most celebrated cultural figures in Armenia and Iran. … As a composer Tjeknavorian … Continue reading

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Jazeh Tabatabai – Iranian avant-garde painter and sculptor who received over 10 major international awards for his work.

  Jazeh Tabatabai (Persian: ژازه تباتبايي‎) (1931 – February 9, 2008) was an Iranian avant-garde painter, poet, and sculptor. Tabatabai received over 10 major international awards for his paintings and sculptures. His works can be found in major collections and … Continue reading

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Roozbeh Jafari – associate Professor of electrical engineering at the University of Texas at Dallas and winner of the 2012 National Science Foundation CAREER award

Roozbeh Jafari, an associate professor of electrical engineering at the University of Texas at Dallas, is currently doing a research on how to enable people to use their mind and thoughts in order to get an application running, choose a … Continue reading

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Bahram Alivandi – Iranian-born Modern artist and winner of International Graphic Art in 1997 in Stockholm.

Bahram Alivandi (1928-21 May 2012) was an Iranian-born Modern artist living in Vienna, Austria.[1] He is known primarily for his paintings, which typically depict stories from Persian mythology and literature, and express oriental mysticis. He draws influence from Persian culture, … Continue reading

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