Jalal Emami Gharah Hajjlu

Also Known As: 

Jalal Emami Ghareh Hajlou

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear



A weapon system researcher at Shahid Karimi Group, a subsidiary of Iran's Organization of Defensive Innovation and Research (SPND), which has been associated with "possible military dimensions of the Iranian nuclear program," according to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

Served as a senior expert and quality control manager for the Amad Plan, through which Iran procured materials and technology and conducted other activities relevant to the development of a nuclear weapon.

Reportedly wrote a thesis on the preparation of a-cyanohydroxylamines from aldehydes, phenylhydroxylamine, and trimethylsilyl cyanide in a diethyl ether lithium perchlorate medium at Tarbiat Modares University in 1999.

Passport number is 2161567098; born in Gha'emshahr, Iran on March 21, 1969.


Added on March 22, 2019, to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), freezing the person’s assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting transactions with U.S. parties, pursuant to Executive Order 13382, which targets proliferators of weapons of mass destruction and their delivery systems; foreign parties facilitating transactions for the person or otherwise assisting the person are subject to U.S. sanctions; also subject to the Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations; foreign financial institutions facilitating transactions for the person may be prohibited from opening or maintaining correspondent or payable-through accounts in the United States.

Date Entered: 

August 2, 2019

Date Last Modified: 

August 2, 2019