K. N. Toosi University of Technology

Also Known As: 

Khajeh Nassir-Al-Deen Toosi University of Technology
Institute of Communications
Khaje-Nasiroddin Toussi University


Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear
  • Missile


322 Mirdamad Ave. West, 19697, Tehran, Iran


+98 21 8882991-3


+98 21 8797469


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Listed by the British government in 2012 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement, and has had export licenses both granted and denied by that government; listed by the Japanese government in 2012 as an entity of concern for proliferation relating to missiles and nuclear weapons.

Operates under the jurisdiction of Iran's Ministry of Science, Research and Technology; equipped with electron microscopes, scaler network analyzers, vector network analyzers, a spectrum analyzer, an antenna anechoic chamber, vacuum coating systems, gas chromatographs, and a wind tunnel that have been used for "defense projects"; Dean S. N. Mousavi reportedly signed an agreement in September 1999 with Yuri Savelyev, rector of the Baltic State Technical University in Russia and one of Russia's leading missile scientists, to have Russian professors teach rocket technologies to Iranian students; location of a Russian State Technological University (MATI) overseas training branch; reportedly signed a letter of understanding with MATI, disclosed in June 2004, for joint aerospace cooperation, including joint aerospace graduate training courses.

Oversees seven faculties/departments located in five campuses in Tehran: Faculty of Aerospace Engineering; Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Department of Science; Department of Industrial Engineering; Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering; Department of Civil Engineering; Faculty of Mechanical Engineering.

Dr. Majid Ghassemi is president/chancellor; previously headed by Dr. Reza Amrollahi, former head of AEOI; established in 1928.

Date Entered: 

January 26, 2004

Date Last Modified: 

December 1, 2012