University of Shahrood

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University of Shahrood
دانشگاه شاهرود
Shahrood Tech logo.png
Established 1973
Type Public
President محمد مهدی فاتح
Academic staff 230
Students 9,100
Location Shahrood, Semnan Province, Iran
Campus Urban
Athletics 7 teams

University of Shahrood is a university in the city of Shahrood in Semnan Province in Iran.

The university was established as "The Shahrood College of Mines" (مدرسه عالي معدن شاهرود) in 1973, and was elevated to university status in 1994.Finally, thanks to the efforts and pursuit of university president and the staff at the time and the expansion of different programs and the development of post-graduate levels, another great achievement was gained for the university in that the Development Council of the ministry in a session dated 2002/6/9 announced his agreement with the promotion of the university to Shahrood University of technology,The university currently operates 11 faculties, offering 32 degrees to students at bachelors, masters, and PhD levels.

The significant achievements of the university from 1997 up to now are as following:

1. setting up the Ph.D. programs for mining engineering, physics and electrical engineering 2. setting up the master programs in 3. promotion of Shahrood University to Shahrood University of technology 4. the approval of long-term Academic Program of the university:

According to this program approved by the Council of Development in session dated 2002/9/16 and due to the potentials of the university, the number of programs will increase to 93 by the end of the Nation Fourth Program of Development. The university was the first university in Iran and the forth in the world to offer Robotics Engineering at bachelors level. The university's faculty of mining and agriculture is among the best, offering numerous courses up to the PhD level. The university is among the growing universities in Iran.

This university is one of several technical universities in Iran. Technical universities of Iran include: 1.Sharif university of Technology(Aryamehr) 2.Amirkabir university of Technology(Tehran Polytechnic) 3.Iran university of Science & Technology 4.K. N. Toosi University of Technology 5.Shahrood University of Technology 6.Sahand University of Technology 7.Babol Noshirvani University of Technology

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Coordinates: 36°23′32″N 54°56′26″E / 36.39222°N 54.94056°E / 36.39222; 54.94056