Hoseyn Faqihian

Also Known As: 

Hossein Faqihian
Hossein Faghihian

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear


Nuclear Fuel Production and Procurement Company (NFPC), AEOI-NFPD, P.O. Box 11365-8486, Tehran, Iran


Former director general of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran's (AEOI) Nuclear Fuel Production and Procurement Company (NFPC); formerly served as AEOI’s deputy head for fuel.

Listed by the European Union on April 24, 2007, as an entity 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 listed person.

A chemistry professor at the Shahreza branch of Islamic Azad University in Esfahan, Iran; a member of the editorial board of the "Nuclear Science and Technology" journal published by the AEOI's Nuclear Science and Technology Research Center (NSTRI); has served as the general manager (CEO) of the AEOI's Raw Materials and Nuclear Fuel Production holding company, the manager of the Esfahan Uranium Conversion Facility, and a chemistry professor at Esfahan University.

Participated in an AEOI research study on the absorption behavior of three natural minerals on radioactive waste; received a Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Salford in the United Kingdom in 1989; was a member of the scientific board of the Esfahan Nuclear Technology Center from 1979 to 1985.

Born in Esfahan, Iran on April 22, 1952.

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Date Entered: 

October 19, 2007

Date Last Modified: 

January 16, 2016