Jalal Rohollahnejad

Also Known As: 

Jalal Nejad
Jia Yuntao

Related Country: 

  • Canada
  • China
  • France
  • Iran
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States


1329, Unit 2, Building 1, Xin Shangdu, Block B, Optics Valley World City Plaza, Luoyu Road, Wuhan, Hubei 430000, China
Tehran, Iran

A procurement agent for Rayan Roshd Afzar Company, a firm that appears on the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) for providing equipment and services to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC); has procured goods from China on behalf of Rayan Roshd Afzar Company, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce.

Indicted in the United States in 2018 for allegedly conspiring to export an industrial microwave system and counter-drone system from the United States to Iran via the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.); was allegedly aided in the scheme by several co-conspirators, including United Kingdom-based Saber Fakih, Canada-based Bader Fakih, U.A.E.-based Altaf Faquih, and Iran-based Alireza Taghavi.

Reportedly has worked with the Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO) on research projects; in a 2012 academic paper, listed his institutional affiliation as Shahid Alamolhoda Industries.

Arrested in France in February 2019 and released in March 2020; subject to an extradition request issued by the United States.

Has served as the executive director of Wuhan IRCEN Technology Company.

Also affiliated with the Iran-based Rayan Pardazesh Pezhvak Company, Rayan Laser Test Company, and Bina Applied Physics Research Group.

Received a PhD in optical engineering in 2017 from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology in Wuhan, China.

An Iranian national; allegedly maintains addresses in Wuhan, China, and Tehran, Iran.


Added on March 16, 2020 to the U.S. Department of Commerce's Entity List of end users subject to heightened export license requirements (with a presumption of denial) due to involvement in proliferation activities or other activities of national security concern.

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Date Entered: 

June 29, 2022

Date Last Modified: 

June 29, 2022