Biography

Born in Zanajn, Iran, August 23,1932.
Educated at
  • Tehran Univ., Iran,1950-1953;
  • Univ. of Toronto, Canada 1958-1960;
  • Univ. of Chicago, USA, 1960-1963;
  • B. Sc. Physics, 1953;
  • M.A., Physics 1960;
  • Ph.D., Astronomy and Astrophysics, 1963.
Professor of physics, Shiraz University and IASBS;
Associate Fellow,
  • Center for Theoritical Physics and Mathematics, AEOI, Tehran, 1986-to date;
  • International Center for Theoritical Physics(ICTP), 1987-1993;
Member, Scientific Council, ICTP, 1988- 1991
Teaching
  • in High school in Tabriz, Iran, 1953-1956;
  • Cartographic Organization of Iran, Tehran, 1956-1958;
Lecturer, Dept. of Mathematics, Univ. of Newcastle on Tyne, UK, 1963-1964;
Visiting Associate Professor,
  • Dept. of Physics, Shiraz Univ., 1964-1971;
  • Dept. of Astronomy, Univ. of pennsylvania, 1968-1969;
Founder of
  • Birouni Observatory, Shiraz, Iran, 1971,
  • Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences, Zanjan, Iran 1991.
Visiting Professor Dept. of Physics, Northeastern Univ., Boston, 1991-1992
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Positions Held

Research, Associate, Dept. of Math., University of Chicago, summer, 1963

Lecturer, Dept. of Math., University of Newcastle on Tyne, 1968-1964

Associate Professor, Physics, Shiraz University, 1964-1970

Visiting Associate Professor, Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania, 1968-1969

Visiting Associate Professor, Physics, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, 1970-1971

Professor of Physics, Shiraz University, 1971 to 1999

Chairman, Physics Department, Shiraz University, 1972-1974 and 1978-1980

Visiting Senior Researcher, Astronomical Institute, University of Amsterdam, 1975-1976

Member of the Council of Shiraz University, 1976-1979, 1989-1991

Visiting Scholar, Astronomy and Astrophysics Center, University of Chicago, 1984-1985

Visiting Professor, Physics Department, Northeastern University, Boston, 1991-1992

Associate fellow, International Center for Theoretical Physics, 1987-1993

Founding Director, Center for Research in Climate Change and Global Warming, IASBS, 2012

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Honors

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Memberships

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Publications

Fluorescent Scattering ( 1963 ) , CelestialFluidsmicellanuous ( 1964 ) , g & p modes ( 1997 ) , Perturbational-Variational ( 1978 ) , Stellar systems, Oscillations ( 1984 ) , Stellar magnetism ( 1987 ) , Liouville's equation ( 1989 ) , Dark matter & alternative grav , QM in Phase space ( 1984 ) , M5 supergiant , micellanuous ,
Persian Writings ,
Books

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Other

Major Contributions, Social Engagements, Attendence in Events