Biography of Mehdi Golshani

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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.