Reza Roosta Azad

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Reza Roosta Azad
Reza Roosta Azad.jpg
Roosta Azad in 2014
Born 1961 (age 56–57)
Tehran, Iran
Residence Tehran, Iran
Nationality Iranian
Alma mater Isfahan University
Istanbul Technical University
University of Waterloo
Occupation Professor, Academic
Known for Chancellor of the Sharif University of Technology (2010–2014)
Political party Society of Devotees of the Islamic Revolution[1]

Reza Roosta Azad (born 1961) is the former chancellor of Sharif University of Technology, serving from 2010 until 2014.[2]

Roosta Azad holds a BSc from Isfahan University of Technology, a MSc from Istanbul Technical University and a PhD from the University of Waterloo.[3]

He ranked 27th in the university entrance examination in 1980 and graduated ranking first in all three levels of undergraduate, master and PhD[citation needed]. His scientific activities include, 39 research projects, 43 articles published in prestigious national and international journals, 68 papers in national and international conferences, and supervising more than 80 master's and doctoral theses.


  1. ^ Bill Samii (25 April 2006), Analysis: Rivalries Heat Up Among Iran's Conservatives, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, retrieved 15 May 2017 
  2. ^ Archived 2011-07-26 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-21. Retrieved 2011-05-25. 

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Academic offices
Preceded by
Saeed Sohrabpour
Chancellor of Sharif University of Technology
23 August 2010–28 August 2014
Succeeded by
Mahmoud Fotouhi Firouzabad