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Varand Armenian-Iranian poet and Professor of Armenian literature in Tehran

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Varand (also known as Soukias Hacob Koorkchian (Persian: سوکیاس هاکوب کورکجیان‎ Armenian: Վարանդ Քիւրքչեան) born March 10, 1954, Tehran is an Iranian poet, playwright, lyricist, author, translator and painter of Armenian descent. He has…

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Prof. Kourosh Kalantar-Zadeh

http://theconversation.com/profiles/kourosh-kalantar-zadeh-110653/profile_bio “Dr. Kourosh Kalantar-zadeh’s areas of interest include: biosensors, nano-structured thin films and nano-crystal growth, micro-fluidics, MEMS/NEMS, conductive polymers with embedded nano-particles and nanofibers, polymeric optical waveguides, ferroelectric materials, structural characterization of thin films, acoustic waves, and thermoelectric materials.” Also … Continue reading

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Ramin Jahanbegloo, philosopher

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramin_Jahanbegloo “Ramin Jahanbegloo (Persian: رامین جهانبگلو‎, born 1956 in Tehran) is an Iranian philosopher and academic who is based in Canada…He has a doctorate in philosophy from Sorbonne University in Paris, France where he lived for twenty years.[1] He was … Continue reading

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Nima Arkani-Hamed, Prof. of Theoretical Physics at Princeton University

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nima_Arkani-Hamed “Nima Arkani-Hamed (born 5 April 1972) is an American-Canadian[1] theoretical physicist with interests in high-energy physics, string theory and cosmology. Arkani-Hamed is now on the faculty at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey.[2] He was formerly … Continue reading

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Prof. Nader Engheta from the University of Pennsylvania

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nader_Engheta “Nader Engheta (Persian: نادر انقطاع‎) (born October 8, 1955 in Tehran) is an Iranian–American scientist. He is currently the H. Nedwill Ramsey Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, affiliated with the departments of Electrical and Systems … Continue reading

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MIT: Iranian-Americans Among Most Highly Educated in U.S. and contribute substantially to the U.S. economy

Washington — Iranian-Americans are far more numerous in the United States than census data indicate and are among the most highly educated people in the country, according to research by the Iranian Studies Group, an independent academic organization, at Massachusetts … Continue reading

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Sepideh Mahabadi – the second girl to win gold in the history of the international computer olympiad

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Sepideh Mahabadi Sepideh Mahabadi was born in Iran and after receiving her B.Sc. in Computer Engineering from the Sharif University of Technology in Iran she is now a third year PhD student in Theory…

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