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Reza Safavian is a civil engineering honor graduate from the American
University in Beirut in 1964. He has two Masters’ degrees, one in Civil
Engineering (1970) and the other in Economics (1971) from Memphis State
University in Tennessee/U.S.A. He then has studied in various management
courses in Canada and dropped out of his PhD school to return to Iran. He also
has a Distinctive Bachelor’s degree which is approved by the IRSCE. Mr.
Safavian has been the head of the board of directors at the IRSCE for 3 terms
and has been of great value in this position.
TourajAmirsoleymani, has a Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Stanford
University (1962), a Master’s degree in Foundation Engineering in 1964 and
consequently a PhD degree in Soil Mechanics from the university
Birmingham/England. After returning to Iran he started teaching in Tehran
University’s Faculty of Engineering and then took on other responsibilities
including the Course Master, Researching Chief and the Deputy Manager of Tehran
University’s Faculty of Engineering. Subsequently, through establishing his
firm, “Mandro Consulting Engineers” he has been of great service in his
technical field of work from which a few are mentioned here; innovation of a
method to repair the unequal subsidence of heavy buildings and the new method
of design and manufacturing of excavation machine and sampling from seabed. He
has been the head of the board of directors in the IRSCE for one term and the
head of Geotechnical Engineering Society and also the head of Civil Calculators
In 1998, he
participated in an election to become a member in the board of directors of the
International Consulting Engineers Federation which was carried out in Holland
and succeeded. He served as a member of the board of directors of the above
mentioned federation for 4 years and continued to be an effective force at the
international level as well.
Mahmood became a veteran of consulting engineers in 1963. He has received his
Phd in Architecture from the University of Rome in 1959. In 1964 he establish
the Consulting Engineers Syndicate and later merged it with Civil Consulting
Engineers Syndicate to form the Iranian Society of Consulting Engineers.
In 1981, he
established the Consulting Engineers Co-op and was the head of it until 1998.
From 1963 to 1983, he was the CEO of ORIAN Consultants and afterwards the name
of the company changed to DID, which currently he is the CEO of.
The late and
beloved Dr. Mehdi Ghalibafian, was a first ranked graduate in 1959 from Tehran
University’s Faculty of Engineering and was then dispatched to France to
research in the framework of European Committee of Concrete. In 1964 he
succeeded to acquire a PhD in Reinforced Concrete Buildings Engineering. He
spent many years teaching at Tehran University. He also commenced design and
calculation of building structures based on reinforced concrete structures and
published numerous books and articles on the field. He was also involved in the
establishment of many technical and vocational facilities in Iran. As a part of
SANO Consultants, he acted as one of the founders of the company and the head
of structure and retrofitting of buildings. God rest his soul.
Akhoondi, is a pioneer of water constructions in Iran. He was graduated in 1957
from Tehran University’s Faculty of Engineering and has passed a training
course with Professor Jean Frandon from France Poly-technique University. He
has expertise in designing hydraulic constructions, small or large dams and irrigation
systems. In 1961, he established PARS CONSULT Company and has also taught
hydraulics in different higher educational institutions and authored numerous
books and scientific journals.
In more than
49 years of service, he has designed 96 hydraulic constructions.
Al-Yasin, is a pioneer in Hydraulic engineering and water utilities. He is a
graduate of Tehran University and has studied hydraulic structures in Holland
and has a PE Technical Engineering License from the U.S. In his 50 years of
service, he has acted as the supervisor in the construction of DEZ dam, head of
design and executive supervisor of the DEZ irrigation system construction, the
executive manager of KAROON cultivation and industry, and the founder of KAROON
2 and 3 dams as the manager of Khouzestan’s Water and Power Organization. Through
establishing PAPILA Consultants, he has succeeded to carry out expansive
projects including sugarcane cultivation and industry of Mianab and Dehkhodar.
So far, he has authored 12 volumes on different fields related to water and
NosratMofattehgraduated in Fine Arts in 1946. He is the founder of Iran’s
Consulting Engineering Syndicate and its manager and the deputy manager of
Iranian Architects Association. He is also one of the founders of the IRSCE and
held the title of deputy manager for two terms in this society.
BahramFarivar Sadri, has a Master’s Degree in Architecture from Tehran
University’s Fine Arts College in 1963. He acquired his PhD Degree in Urban
Planning from the same institution in 1966. In pursuing his education, he
completed Area Planning and Management, while working in cooperation with the
Science Academy of Poland, in the University of Szczecin. He also
completed the same course in a U.N. center in the city of Nagoya, Japan. From
1963 to 1974, working in the technical office of the Ministry of State, he was
in charge of managing and designing the development designs required by the
municipality. From 1975 to 2009, he acted as the CEO and a member in the board
of directors of SHARESTAN Consultants and has taken responsibility in numerous
architectural and urban planning projects includingthe master plans and
detailed plans of the cities of Kerman, Bandar Abbas, Sirjan, the new city of
Majlessi in Isfahan, the new city of Alavi in Bandar Abbas, the new city of
Sahand and also the constructions on the sides of Navab highway.
Since the renewal of the IRSCE after the revolution of Iran
until today, Mr. Sadri has been a member of the board of directors and the head
of the urban planning department. He was elected as the urban planner of the
year and a pioneer in urban planning in Iran by the community of urban planners
BijanGhavimi is one of the veterans of consulting engineering and also one of
the founding members of the IRSCE. He was graduated from the University of
Leeds in the U.K and along with some colleagues he founded OSTADKAD Consultants
in 1960 which was active in road constructions.
In the 30th
anniversary of the establishment of the IRSCE, he was awarded a veteran in the
field of consulting engineering and received a prize for his achievements.
JalaleddinShafiee was graduated from the Science College of Tehran University
in the field of Physics in 1952. In 1955, he completed a Land Surveying course
in the Land Surveying College.
through an International Atomic Energy Scholarship associated with the U.N., he
worked in EURATOM atomic center in Belgium for a year. In 1973-74 he acted as
the manager of the State’s Land Surveying Organization and after retirement has
been the CEO of ATLAS TEHRAN Consultants.
JahanfooladFiroozfooladi, in one of the pioneers of oil, gas and petrochemicals.
He is a Mechanics Engineering graduate from Berkley University in California,
U.S.A. in 1963. In his 45 years of service he has done a great deal including
establishing the first 100% Iranian privately traded company (Ltd.) in the
field of consulting engineering. He has also acted as manager to numerous
petroleum, gas and petrochemical utilization projects, as designer and
supervisor of the biggest natural gas refinery station in Iran and also in
Olefin and Polyolefin stations.
Asefi is one of the pioneers in the field of mining and was a graduate of
Tehran University in 1955. In 1965, he succeeded in acquiring a Master’s Degree
in Mineral Processing from the University of Nova Scotia in Canada and then
studied a Mine Management course for three months in Australia. He has been
active in over one hundred projects, particularly mineral processing activities
including DANDI lead and zinc, IRANCO lead and zinc, Esfordi phosphate
factories and many others.
For over 10
years, Mr. Asefitaught in different institutions, colleges and universities
including Tehran University’s Faculty of Engineering’s Mining College, Amir
Kabir University, ShahidBeheshti University and many others.
The late Mr.
AttaollahEttehadieh received his Master’s Degree from London College in 1929.
He was the first Iranian CEO of the Iranian Gas and Oil Company and became a
member of the board of directors of this company since it became nationalized.
He was one of the founders of the IRSCE and the first CEO of this society. He
passed away in 1991; May he rest in peace.
Aynehchian received his Master’s Degree in Mechanics from Amir Kabir University
in 1962 and pursued a graduate degree in human resources and workforce planning
in Italy. In his 50 years of service took on several responsibilities and
positions including: teaching in Tehran Polytechnic University in the field of
Fundamental Sciences, the manager of Work and Labor Ministry’s Vocational
Education Office, The Road and Transportation Ministry’s Plan and Management
office and etc.
RoboubiKhaboushani, graduated in Civil Engineering from Tehran University’s Faculty
of Engineering in 1963 and served as Supervising Engineer, Designing Engineer
and shareholder in Dr. GholamrezaKouros’ Consultants Company until 1982. Since
1982, he established and has managed ABRAN Consultants Company, and has worked
in his own field, being active in more than a hundred different projects in
Urab Water and Sewage field. In the thirtieth anniversary of the establishment
of IRSCE, he was awarded as a pioneer and a veteran in the field and in 2005
and 2008 he was elected as a member of the board of directors of IRSCE in the
Urban Utility department.
GholamrezaZahari, was graduated from Tehran University’s Faculty of Engineering
in 1959 and succeeded to obtain a Master’s Degree in Business Administration in
1978. In his 50 years of service, he has taken on major responsibilities and
positions in design and supervision of Structural Projects. Mr. Zahari has also
published books and professional articles in the field. He is one of the
founders of SANO Consultants Company and served as the CEO of the company for
35 years and as the head of the board of directors of the company for 2 years.
He is currently a member of the board of directors of SANO Consultants Company.
FiroozArdeshirian is one of the pioneers in the field of Oil, gas and
petrochemicals consulting engineering, and is a graduate in Mechanics
Engineering from Sharif University in 1970. He received a Master’s Degree in
Automated Controls from Manchester University in 1974. For 28 years he served
as the CEO of NAMVARAN Consultants Company and currently he is the head of the
board of directors of NAMVARAN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT Consultants Company. He
has been a major contributor to the field of oil, gas and petrochemicals in his
years of professional service.
Tooserkani, graduated in Architecture from Tehran University’s Fine Arts
College in 1962. In the thirtieth anniversary of the establishment of IRSCE, he
was among those who were awarded as pioneers and veterans. He is one of the
founders of GROUP 4 Consulting Engineers Company and has been of service to the
field for 46 years continuously. Mr. Tooserkani has been an active member of the
IRSCE since its establishment and for 3 consecutive terms was elected as the
head of the board of directors of the IRSCE, member of the board of directors
of the IRSCE, member of the Architecture department’s board of the IRSCE and
the head of the inspection committee. In 1994, he served as the Chief Secretary
of Tehran Province’s Construction Engineering for three years and afterward,
until 2002, served in the disciplinary council of the Engineering Organization.
MortezaHoghooghi, a pioneer in agricultural sector, is a graduate from the
Agriculture College of Tehran University in 1954. He has taken on major
positions in agriculture sector for many years including: founding and
organizing in new agricultural units “Cultivation and Industries”,
“Agricultural Corporations” and “Rural Production Cooperatives”. He also has
been a member of the board of directors of the IRSCE for three terms. The
continuity of his service has been more than 55 years now.
One of the
pioneers in the fields of Urban Development and Road Construction who obtained
his Master’s Degree from the Tehran University’s Faculty of Engineering in
1958. He offered his services in the fields of engineering and supervision and
management in urban planning and road construction projects in different
positions including: ASPHALT General Manager, the CEO of Soil Mechanical and
Technical Laboratory of Road and Transportation Ministry, the Deputy Director
of Technical Management and Traffic Unit of Tehran’s Municipality. By
establishing ETTEHAD RAH Consulting Engineering Company in 1981, he has served
as the head of the board of directors and the CEO of the above mentioned
company. In addition to teaching in his field of study in different faculties,
he has several important publications including 5 volumes of Road Construction,
In Ferdowsi’s Tomb and the Pioneers of Astronomy.
Mazhari received his Master’s Degree in Power Engineering from the University
of Oklahoma in 1968. After returning to Iran, he worked in FARMANFARMAYIAN
& COLLEAGUES Consulting Engineering Company and then in TABIRAN Contractor
Company. By founding LEAGUE Consulting Engineering Company he became a member
of the IRSCE.
The late Mr.
HadiMirmiran, one the greatest pioneers of Iran’s Architeture, graduated in
Architecture from the School of Fine Arts of Tehran University with the highest
grade in 1968. Each of his creations is an incredible feat, from among them a
few can be mentioned: the master plan and the detailed plan of Shiraz and
Isfahan cities, the revitalization plan of the historical main road of Shiraz,
Kohneh Square and Atiq General Mosque of Isfahan, Karimkhan Complex in Shiraz,
the historical area of Tabriz, the headquarters building of Tos’eSaderat Bank
of Iran (Iran Export Development Bank), the central library of Shiraz, the
sports center of Rafsanjan, the bar association of the Judiciary and many more.
He has won first place in 12 different architectural competitions and most of
his designs were generally elected as the best. The design of the National
Library of Japan, the Historical Museum of Fresno-California, and the design of
the academia of the Islamic Republic of Iran are among some of those elected
designs. May he rest in peace.
The late Mr.
Yousef Shariatzadeh was among the pioneers of architecture in Iran who were discussed
in the thirtieth anniversary of the establishment of the IRSCE. He graduated
from the School of Fine Arts of the Tehran University and effectively started
his career in architecture from 1959. Mr. Shariatzadeh, founded BONYAN
Consulting Engineering Company in 1971 and through this firm accomplished many
great feats in design and construction of universities, food industries,
administrative buildings and residential complexes. His sudden and
unforeseeable passing in 2001, deeply saddened the Society and his colleagues
and Iran lost one of its most prolific and valuable architects. May his soul
rest in peace.
GitiEtemad, is a PhD graduate in the field of Urban Planning from Tehran
University in 1972 and has a subspecialty degree in Urban Planning of Third
World Countries from the London University. She was the head of the board of
directors of TARH & MEMARI (Design & Architecture) Consulting
Engineering Company and also the deputy manager of the Consulting Engineers and
Urban Planners Guild of Iran. She also has several field related publications
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