Behzad Soltani

Also Known As: 

Bahzad Soltani

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear


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Former Deputy Director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI); adviser to the head of the AEOI.

Listed by the European Union on May 23, 2011 as a person linked to Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran's development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; removed from the E.U. list in January 2016 as part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action; designated by the Canadian government in May 2013 as a person contributing to Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or to its development of chemical, biological or nuclear weapons or their delivery systems; designation prohibits Canadian parties from providing goods or financial services to the listed person or dealing in property held by the entity.

Has expertise in mechanical engineering; has reportedly served as deputy head of research at AEOI and has reportedly been secretary of AEOI's Scientific Cooperation Council; currently a professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Kashan; head of the management board of the Innovation and Development Fund.

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Date Entered: 

July 13, 2011

Date Last Modified: 

January 16, 2016