Top Alumni

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UT PR: Many high profile men and women have studied at UT throughout its establishment. Among them, one can find Presidents, Ministers, high ranking experts, and many national and international leaders, prize/Medal winners.
This page serves as a central navigational point for lists of the top alumni who have graduated from the University of Tehran throughout its establishment.
While we hope to reach out to all our alumni, this is a progressive list and not completed. You may help us by adding missing alumni with reliable sources.

 

       
             

Hassan Rouhani
Field of study: Law
Graduation year and degree: 1972, BSc
Title: President of Islamic Republic of Iran

   

 Faramarz Tamanna
Field of study: International Relations
Graduation degree: PhD
Title: Ex-president of the University of Afghanistan in Kabul

   

 Hossein Elahi Ghomshei
Field of study: Theology and Islamic knowledge
Graduation degree: PhD
Title: Philosopher

             
       
             

 Mohammad-Ali Eslami Nodooshan
Field of study: International law
Graduation year degree: BSc
Title: Author and Poet

   

Mehrdad Avesta
Field of study: Philosophy
Graduation year and degree: 1954, MSc
Title: Author and poet

   

 Qeysar Aminpour
Field of study: Persian Literature
Graduation year and degree: 1997, PhD
Title: Linguist, poet, author

             
       
             

 Ezzatolah Entezami
Field of study: Theater
Graduation year and degree: 1972, BSc
Title: Actor

   

 Gholamhossein Ebrahimi Dinani
Field of study: Philosophy
Graduation year and degree: 1973, PhD
Title: Philosopher

   

Muhammad Al-Tunji
Field of study: Persian Literature
Graduation degree: PhD, 1965
Title: Researcher and translator

             
       
             

 Adel Azar
Field of study: Industrial management
Graduation year and degree: 1995, PhD
Title: Ex-head (chief) of Statistical Center of Iran

   

 Nechirvan Barzani
Field of study: Political Science
Graduation year degree: BSc
Title: President of Kurdistan Region

   

Mostafa Chamran
Field of study: Electromechanics
Graduation year and degree: 1957, BSc
Title: Physicist and former Defense Minister

             
       
             

 Marek Smurzynski
Field of study: Persian Literature
Graduation year and degree: 1997, PhD
Title: Persian and Iranian culture researcher and expert

   

 Janet Afari
Field of study: History
Graduation degree: BSc
Title: Professor at University of California, Santa Barbara

   

 Mohammad-Javad Bahonar
Field of study: Theology
Graduation degree: PhD
Title: Former Prime Minister

             
       
             

 Marzieh Boroumand
Field of study: Drama and Fine Arts
Graduation degree: BSc
Title: Actress and director

   

 Parsa Pirouzfar
Field of study: Paint
Graduation degree: 1997, BSc
Title: Actor

   

 William Chittick
Field of study: Persian Literature
Graduation degree: PhD
Title: Author and philosopher

             
       
             

 Gholam-Ali Haddad-Adel
Field of study: Philosophy
Graduation year and degree: 1972, MSc
Title: Ex-Head (speaker) of the Islamic Consultative Assembly

   

 Mohammad Hossein Beheshti
Field of study: Philosophy
Graduation year and degree: 1974, PhD
Title: Ex-chief of the Supreme Court

   

 Hossein Amir-Abdollahian
Field of study: International Affairs
Graduation degree: PhD
Title: Political Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affair

             
       
             

 Kamal Kharazi
Field of study: Educational Science
Graduation year and degree: 1972, MSc
Title: Former Minister of Foreign Affairs

   

 Simin Daneshvar
Field of study: Persian Literature
Graduation year and degree: 1949, PhD
Title: Author and translator

   

 Armen Der Kiureghian
Field of study: Civil Engineering
Graduation year and degree: 1971, MSc
Title: Ex-president of American University of Armenia

             
       
             

 Ali-Akbar Dehkhoda
Field of study: Persian Literature
Title: Supervisor and author of Dehkhoda Dictionary

     Alan Baghumian
Field of study: Agricultural Engineering
Graduation year degree: BSc
Title: Developer of Parsix GNU/Linux
   

Hossein Dehghan
Field of study: Management
Graduation degree: BSc
Title: Former Defense Minister

             
       
             

Ali Dehkordi
Field of study: Acting and directing
Graduation degree: BSc
Title: Actor

   

Asadollah Radmand
Field of study: Law
Graduation degree: PhD
Title: Ex-president of Khwaja Abdullah Ansari Institute of Higher Education

   

Esmail Ahmadi-Moghaddam
Field of study: Social Science
Graduation degree: BSc
Title: Former Chief of Law

             
       
             

Ali Rabiei
Field of study: Management
Graduation degree: PhD
Title: Former minister of Cooperatives, Labour, and Social Welfare

   

 Mohsen Rezaee
Field of study: Economics
Graduation year and degree: 2000, PhD
Title: Secretary of Expediency Discernment Council of the System

   

 Farhad Rahbar
Field of study: Economics
Graduation year and degree: 2000, PhD
Title: Ex-president of the University of Tehran and Islamic Azad University

             
       
             

 Abdolhossein Zarrinkoob
Field of study: Persian Literature
Graduation year and degree: 1955, PhD
Title: Distinguished Professor, author and linguist

   

 Bijan Namdar Zangeneh
Field of study: Civil Engineering
Graduation year and degree: 1977, MSc
Title: Minister of Oil and Petroleum

   

Caro Lucas
Field of study: Electrical Engineering
Graduation year and degree: 1973, MSc
Title: Father of Iran's Robotic Science

             
       
             

Ali Shariatmadari
Field of study: Philosophy
Graduation year and degree: 1953, BSc
Title: Former Minister of Science, Research and Technology

   

Mohammad-Reza Shafiei Kadkani
Field of study: Persian Literature
Graduation year and degree: 1969, PhD
Title: Author, poet, literary critic, editor, and translator

   

Musa al-Sadr
Field of study: Law Economics
Graduation degree: BSc
Title: Founder of Supreme Islamic Shia Council

             
       
             

Hamid Reza Sadr
Field of study: Urban design
Graduation degree: MSc
Title: football and film critic, journalist, author

   

 Mohammad Reza Aref
Field of study: Electrical Engineering
Graduation year and degree: 1975, BSc
Title: Former Vice President and Ex-president of the University of Tehran

   

 Abdulali Ali-Asgari
Field of study: Management
Graduation degree: MSc
Title: Director-General of IRIB

             
       
             

 Mohammad Gharazi
Field of study: Electromechanics
Graduation year and degree: 1966, MSc
Title: Ex- minister of Petroleum

   

Ali-Asghar Fani
Field of study: Civil Engineering
Graduation degree: MSc
Title: Former Minister of Education

   

 Badiozzaman Forouzanfar
Field of study: Persian Literature
Graduation year and degree: 1935, PhD
Title: Linguist

             
       
             

 Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf
Field of study: Political Geography
Graduation year and degree: 1993, BSc
Title: Head (speaker) of the Islamic Consultative Assembly

   

Badr al-Zamān Qarīb
Field of study: Linguistics
Graduation year and degree: 1957, BSc
Title: linguist

   

 Majid Ghannad
Field of study: Acting and directing
Graduation degree: BSc
Title: Television Presenter, producer, and director

             
       
             

 Amir Banoo Karimi
Field of study: Persian Literature
Graduation year and degree: 1971, PhD
Title: Linguist

   

 Mohammad-Ali Keshavarz
Field of study: Acting art
Graduation degree: Associate Degree
Title: Actor

   

 Abbas Kiarostami
Field of study: Music and Drama
Graduation degree: BSc
Title: Film director

             
       
             

 Mehdi Golshani
Field of study: Physics
Graduation year and degree: BSc, 1960
Title: Physicist

   

Mahmoud Goudarzi
Field of study: Physical education
Graduation year and degree: 1992, MSc
Title: Politician, Ex-wrestler and Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports of Iran

   

 Ali Ardeshir Larijani
Field of study: Philosophy
Graduation degree: PhD
Title: Ex-Head (speaker) of the Islamic Consultative Assembly

             
       
             

 Manouchehr Mottaki
Field of study: International Affairs
Graduation year and degree: 1992, MSc
Title: Former Minister of Foreign Affairs

   

Janet Mikhaili
Field of study: Visual Arts
Graduation degree: 1965, BSc
Title: Illustrator and designer of Children’s books

   

Ali Motahari
Field of study: Philosophy
Graduation degree: PhD
Title: Three times elected as member of Iran’s Parliament

             
       
             

Mohammad Ali Moalem Damghani
Field of study: Law
Graduation degree: BSc
Title: Poet and ex-President of Iranian Academy of the Arts

   

Mohammad Nouri
Field of study: English Literature
Graduation degree: BSc
Title: Singer

   

 Gernot Ludwig Windfuhr
Field of study: Persian and Iranian Studies
Graduation degree: 1961, BSc
Title: Retired professor from the University of Michigan, the Department of Near Eastern Studies

             
       
             
Sayed Hassan Amin
Field of study: Law
Graduation year and degree: 1974, MSc
Title: Author and Poet
   

Mohammad Ebrahim Bastani Parizi
Field of study: Law
Graduation degree: PhD
Title: Author and Poet and Historian

    Sima Bina
Field of study: Art (painting)
Graduation year and degree: 1970, BSc
Title: Traditional Musician and Painter
             
       
             
Keikhosro Khoroush
Field of study: Paint
Graduation year and degree: 1966, BSc
Title: Painter
    Jalal Zolfonun
Field of study: Music
Graduation degree: 1972, BSc
Title: Musician
    Mohammad-Amin Riahi
Field of study: Persian Literature
Graduation year and degree: 1945, PhD
Title: Linguistics
             
       
             
Maryam Zandi
Field of study: Law
Graduation degree: BSc
Title: Photographer
    Mohammad-Ali Sepanlou
Field of study: Law
Graduation year and degree: 1963, BSc
Title: Author and Poet
    Hooshang Seyhoun
Field of study: Architecture
Graduation year and degree: 1944, MSc
Title: Architect
             
       
             
Seyyed Mahdi Shojaee
Field of study: Dramatic Literature
Graduation year and degree: BSc
Title: Novelist and Journalist
    Ghotbeddin Sadeghi
Field of study: Fine Arts
Graduation year and degree: 1975, BSc
Title: Author and Theatre Director
    Ghobad Shiva
Field of study: Fine Arts
Graduation degree: BSc
Title: Graphic Designer
             
       
             
Hossein Shahabi
Field of study: Classical Music 
Graduation degree: MSc
Title: Film Director
    Ali Akbar Sadeghi
Field of study: Paint
Graduation degree: BSc
Title: Painter
    Dariush Safvat
Field of study: Law
Graduation degree: BSc
Title: Musician
             
       
             
Majid Kiani
Field of study: Music
Graduation degree: BSc
Title: Musician
    Javad Mojabi
Field of study: Economics
Graduation degree: PhD
Title: Author and Poet
    Fathollah Mojtabaei
Field of study: History of Religions
Graduation year and degree: 1953, BSc
Title: Author and Historian
             
       
             
Mohammad Jafar Mahjoub
Field of study: Persian Literature
Graduation year and degree: 1963, PhD
Title: Linguistics
    Hossein Alizadeh
Field of study: Music
Graduation degree: BSc
Title: Musician
    Kourosh Faramarzi
Field of study: Architecture
Graduation year and degree: 1964, MSc
Title: Architect
             
       
             
Asghar Farhadi
Field of study: Dramatic Literature
Graduation year and degree: 1974, BSc
Title: Film Director and Screenwriter
    Alireza Kazemipour
Field of study: Cinema
Graduation year and degree: 2010, MA
Title: Screenwriter
    Nasrollah Kasraian
Field of study: Law
Graduation year and degree: -
Title: Photographer
             
       
             
Omid Tabibzadeh
Field of study: Literature
Graduation degree: PhD
Title: Linguistics
    Bagher Agheli
Field of study: Political Science
Graduation degree: PhD
Title: Author
    Farangis Yeganegi
Field of study: Literatire
Graduation degree: BSc
Title: Founder of Iranian Handicrafts Organization
             
       
             
Bahman Yazdi Samadi
Field of study: Agricultural Science
Graduation year and degree: BSc, 1961
Title: Professor of Agricultural Sciences and ex-President of the University of Tehran
    Ehsan Yarshater
Field of study: Persian Literature
Graduation year and degree: PhD, 1947
Title: Historian and specialized Linguist in Iranology
    Abolhassan Najafi
Field of study: French
Graduation year and degree: BSc, 1953
Title: Linguist and Translator
             
       
             
Ezzat Negahban
Field of study: Archaeologists
Graduation year and degree: BSc, 1949
Title: Archaeologist
    Tofy Mussivand
Field of study: Agricultural Engineering
Graduation degree: BSc
Title: The inventor of Cardiopulmonary bypass
   

Hadi Mirmiran
Field of study: Architecture
Graduation year and degree: MSc, 1968
Title: Architect

             
       
             

Ebadollah S. Mahmoodian
Field of study: Mathematics
Graduation degree: BSc
Title: Mathematician

    Farshid Mesghali
Field of study: Paint
Graduation degree: BSc
Title: Illustrator and Cartoonist
    Kaave Lajevardi
Field of study: Mathematics
Graduation degree: MSc
Title: Philosopher 
             
       
             

Mir Jalaleddin Kazzazi
Field of study: Literature
Graduation year and degree: 1992, PhD
Title: Linguist and Translator

    Seifollah Kambakhshfard
Field of study: Archaeologists
Graduation year and degree: 1964, MSc
Title: Archaeologist
    Nasser Katouzian
Field of study: Law
Graduation year and degree: 1960, PhD
Title: Jurist
             
       
             
Ahmad Ghahreman
Field of study: Botanists (Plant Science)
Graduation year and degree: 1963, MSc
Title: Botanist
    Morteza Gharib
Field of study: Mechanical Engineering
Graduation year and degree: 1975, BSc
Title: Membr of National Academy of Engineering
    Mahdi Ghalibafian
Field of study: Civil Engineering
Graduation year and degree: 1959, BSc
Title: Introducer of Reinforced Concrete
             
       
             
Alireza Feyz
Field of study: Islamic Jurisprudence
Graduation year and degree: 1963, BSc
Title: Author, Researcher, Jurist
    Lotfi A. Zadeh
Field of study: Electrical Engineering
Graduation year and degree: 1942, BSc
Title: Mathematician and Computer and Engineering Scientist
    Reza Farajidana
Field of study: Electrical Engineering
Graduation year and degree: 1986, BSc
Title: Politician and ex-President of the University of Tehran