Mehdi Golshani

Professor of Physics

Department of Physics , Sharif University of Technology


Place and Date of Birth
Isfahan, 1939

Academic Qualifications
B.S. in Physics, University of Tehran, 1960, Iran.
Ph.D. in Physics, University of California, 1969, USA.

Present Academic Position
Professor of Physics, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.

Author of 10 books, more than 100 articles, editor of one book and co-translator of two books

Major Administrative Positions in I. R. Iran
Academic Vice Chancellor, Sharif University of Technology, 1978-80
Chairman, Department of Physics, Sharif University of Technology, 1973-75 and 1987-1989
Head, Department of Basic Sciences, The Academy of Sciences of I. R. Iran, 1990-2000
Director, Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies, 1993-present
Head, Faculty of the Philosophy of Science, Sharif University of Technology, 1994-present

Major Memberships
Fellow, The Academy of Sciences of I.R. Iran, 1990-present
Senior Associate, International Center of Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, 1990-1995
Fellow, Islamic World Academy of Sciences, 2002-present
Member, Philosophy of Science Association (Michigan), USA
Member, European Society for the Study of Science and Theology (ESSSAT)
Founding Member, International Society for Science and Religion (ISSR)
Member, American Association of Physics Teachers

Honorary Titles and Awards
Distinguished Professor of Physics, Sharif University of Technology
Winner, John Templeton Award of Science-Religion Course Program
Judge, John Templeton Award for Progress in Religion (world’s largest monetary award), 2000-2002.

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