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7/8/05

Status of Scientific Research in Iran

An interesting report on the status of scientific research in Iran has been presented at the 30th Annual AAAS Forum on Science and Technology Policy (http://www.aaas.org/spp/rd/forum.htm) by Prof. Hessamaddin Arfaei (Institute for studies in theoretical Physics and Mathematics):

Slides are available at: http://www.aaas.org/spp/rd/forum05arfaei.pdf

Dr. Arfaei also gave a lecture at the April meeting of the American Physical Society in Tampa:

Iranian String Theorist Delivers Beller Lecture, Promotes International Collaboration
By Ernie Tretkoff
 
Iranian physicist Hessamaddin Arfaei delivered the Beller Lecture at the APS April Meeting in Tampa. In addition to his research in string theory, Arfaei has worked hard to establish interaction between Iranian scientists and the international scientific community, and he is continuing to encourage more international collaboration.
 

Hessamaddin Arfaei
Photo Credit: Ernie Tretkoff

Arfaei is a professor of physics at the Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, and an associate director at the Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics (IPM). Read the full article.

 

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