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Dr. Mina J. Bissell – highly awarded biologist

Mina J. Bissell, Ph.D., is an Iranian American biologist and a world-recognized leader in the area of the role of extracellular matrix (ECM) and microenvironment in regulation of tissue-specific function, with special emphasis on breast cancer. She was born in … Continue reading

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Mehran Kardar Iranian born physicist, full Professor of Physics at the MIT awarded with a Guggenheim Fellowship

Mehran Kardar (Persian: مهران کاردار‎) is a prominent Iranian born physicist, full Professor of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and co-faculty at the New England Complex Systems Institute. He received his B.A. in Cambridge University, and gained his … Continue reading

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Dr. Shams-Kolahi – exceptional scientist known for his research in photovoltaic related technologies.

Wahid Shams-Kolahi (Persian: وحید شمس کلاهی) is a scientist and an electrical engineer who is known for his research in photovoltaic related technologies. Dr. Shams-Kolahi was born in Arak, Iran in 1965. He obtained his undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering … Continue reading

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Majid Hassanizadeh professor of hydrogeology at Utrecht University awarded with the von Humboldt price

Majid Hassanizadeh is a professor of hydrogeology at Utrecht University, where he heads the Hydrogeology group at the Faculty of Geosciences.[1] He also is a senior advisor with the Soil and Groundwater Department of Deltares. Scientific Honors He was elected … Continue reading

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Professor Hamid Jafarkhani, holder of the NSFs CAREER award

Hamid Jafarkhani (Persian: حمید جعفرخانی‎), born in 1966 in Tehran, is a Chancellor’s Professor in electrical engineering and computer science at the University of California, Irvine‘s Henry Samueli School of Engineering. His research focuses on communications theory, particularly coding and … Continue reading

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Firouz Michael Naderi awarded with NASA’s highest award – the Distinguished Service Medal

Firouz Michael Naderi (born in Shiraz, Iran) is an Iranian-American scientist and currently the Director for Solar System Exploration at NASA‘s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). In this role Naderi oversees JPL’s robotic solar system missions in planning (such as a … Continue reading

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Babak Hassibi Iranian-American Professor at Caltech, holder of multiple awards

Babak Hassibi (born in Tehran, Iran) is an Iranian-American electrical engineer who is the Gordon M. Binder/Amgen Professor of Electrical Engineering and head of the Department of Electrical Engineering at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). He received the B.S. … Continue reading

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