Fazlollah Reza

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Fazlollah Reza
Born (1915-01-01) January 1, 1915 (age 99)
Nationality Iranian
Fields Electrical Engineering
Institutions MIT
McGill University
University of Tehran
Alma mater University of Tehran
Columbia University
Polytechnic University of New York
Known for Network and Information Theory

Fazlollah Reza (born January 1, 1915) is an Iranian university professor. He was born in Rasht, Iran.


Reza graduated from the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Tehran in 1938, receiving a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering. He received a master's and PhD in electrical engineering from Columbia University in 1946 and Polytechnic University of New York in 1950 respectively. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and AAAS for his contribution to network and information theory.


Reza has served as the head of Sharif University of Technology, University of Tehran, Iran's ambassador to Canada and Iran's ambassador to UNESCO. As a professor, he has taught at MIT, McGill University, and University of Tehran.

External links[edit]


  • Reza, Fazlollah M. (1961). An Introduction to Information Theory. 

Academic offices
Preceded by
Mohammad Ali Mojtahedi
Chancellor of Sharif University of Technology
Succeeded by
Mohammad Reza Amin