Also Known As:
Iranian Institution for Higher Technical Education
Iran University of Science & Technology
Narmak, Tehran, Iran, 1684613114
+98 21 77240540-50
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Listed as an entity of concern for proliferation in an early warning document distributed by the German government to industry in May 2007; reportedly jointly designing and developing satellites with the Iranian Space Agency (ISA); according to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), is "involved in nuclear power related activities"; has schools and departments of automotive engineering, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, industrial engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, computer engineering, railways engineering, metallurgy and materials engineering, chemistry, physics, architecture and urban studies, and mathematics; the School of Mechanical Engineering contains a Department of Aerospace Engineering, which provides graduate-level instruction in missile propulsion; research centers include the Asphalt Concrete Mixture and Bitumen Research Center (ABRC), Analytical Electrochemistry Research Center, Automotive Research Center, Cement Research Center, Electronic Research Center, Green Research Center, Information Technology Research Center, Iran Aluminium Research Center, Iran Composites Institute, Research Center for Metal Industry and Machining, and the Technology Incubator; established in 1929 as the Iranian Institution for Higher Technical Education.