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List of notable or famous engineers from Iran, with bios and photos, including the top engineers born in Iran and even some popular engineers who immigrated to Iran. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Iranian engineers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These engineers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known engineer from Iran is included when available.

Examples of people on this list include Anousheh Ansari and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

This historic engineers from Iran list can help answer the questions "Who are some Iranian engineers of note?" and "Who are the most famous engineers from Iran?" These prominent engineers of Iran may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Iranian engineers.

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Ali Khademhosseini is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Engineers from Iran
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Ali Khademhosseini is an Iranian American-Canadian academic, a Full Professor at Harvard Medical School, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology and Associate Faculty at Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering. He has carried out research in the area of biomedical microdevices and biomaterials. He has developed a number of methods for controlling the stem cell microenvironment using microscale devices and to engineer biomaterials for tissue engineering. He has published extensively in the area of biomedicine and stem cell bioengineering. He has over 350 peer-reviewed publications, more than 250 invited presentations and 20 issued or pending patents. As of October ...more

Age: 42

Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

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Ali Khatami


Ali Khatami is the younger brother of former Iranian president, Mohammed Khatami, and served as his chief of staff during his second term in office. Khatami was born to Ayatollah Ruhollah Khatami, alongside older siblings Fatemeh Khatami and Mohammed Khatami and younger brother, Mohammad-Reza Khatami. He lived in Fort Lee, New Jersey while pursuing a degree in Industrial Engineering in Brooklyn, New York. In 2000, during his brother's first term as President of Iran, rumors circulated in the Iranian press that Ali Khatami was involved in the distribution of "videotapes in which the officials of the system were insulted". These rumors were denied by the President's office, and described as an ...more

Age: 65

Birthplace: Arak, Iran

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Ali Khoshgozaran


Ali Khoshgozaran is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Engineers from Iran
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Age: 39

Anousheh Ansari is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Engineers from Iran
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Anousheh Ansari is an Iranian-American engineer and co-founder and chairwoman of Prodea Systems. Her previous business accomplishments include serving as co-founder and CEO of Telecom Technologies, Inc.. The Ansari family is also the title sponsor of the Ansari X Prize. On September 18, 2006, a few days after her 40th birthday, she became the first Muslim woman in space. Ansari was the fourth overall self-funded space tourist, and the first self-funded woman to fly to the International Space Station. Her memoir, My Dream of Stars, co-written with Homer Hickam, was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2010. ...more

Age: 51

Birthplace: Mashhad, Iran

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