Shiraz University

Department Of Physics


Personal Information

I was born in shiraz in 1957. I obtained my B. Sc degree in Physics from Shiraz University in 1980. My PhD degree was obtained from Edinburgh University in UK in 1991. I started my work at Shiraz University as an assistant professor in 1991. I promoted to the rank of associate professor of Physics in 2002 and to full professor of Physics in 2006.

Honors and Awards:

  • Research Grants, RSRE,UK 1987, 1989

  • Research Grants, Shiraz University, 1992, 1994, 1999, 2001

  • Major Equipment Grant, £300000 , 2003

  • Distinguished Researcher, Shiraz University, 2005, 2012.

  • Fifth top cited Iranian physicist in the last five years


  • Head, Department of Physics, College of Sciences, Shiraz University, 2015-

  • Head, Optics & Lasers group, Physics Department at Shiraz University, 2010-

  • Member of Board of Directors, Optics and Photonic Society of Iran, 2003-2007

  • Member, executive committee of Optics, Iranian Physical Society, 2001-2003.

  • Member of Faculty of Science Research committee, Shiraz University, 1999, 2010

  • Member of Faculty of Science Equipping committee, Shiraz University 2003-

Editorial Board Member:

  • Iranian Journal of Science & Technology, Transaction A, (IJST), (2011- )

  • International Journal of Optics and Photonics, (IJOP) (2010- ).

Visitor to:

  • Arizona State University (Solid state Electronics group), 1989.

  • Osaka University (Electrical Engineering Department), 1995.

  • Australian National University, (Laser Physics Centre) Visiting Fellow (Sabbatical), 1999-2000.

  • Australian National University, (Laser Physics Centre) Visiting Fellow, Jan.- Feb. 2002.

  • Cambridge University, (Chemistry Department) , Jan.-Feb. 2005, through a Royal Society Fellowship.

  • Cambridge University, (Chemistry Department), Visiting Professor (Sabbatical) , Oct.-Mar 2010.

Membership of Scientific Societies:

  • Senior Member, Optical Society of America

  • IEEE: till 2001

  • Optics and Photonics Society of Iran

  • Physical Society of Iran

  • Iranian Crystallography Society

  • Iranian Solar Society

Reviewer for:

Optics Letters, Optics Express, Optical Society of America B, Journal of Optics A (Pure and Applied Optics), Materials Research Bulletin, Materials Science Engineering B, Optics and Laser Technology, PIERS A, J. Non Crystalline Solids, Physica Status Solidi B, Plasmonics, Optics communications, Iranian Journal of Science and Technology,