Majid Agha'i

Also Known As: 

Majid Aghaei
M. Aghaei

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear




Plays a central role in Iran’s uranium enrichment centrifuge operations, according to the U.S. Department of State.

Manager of a subsidiary of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) that is responsible for research on and the development of advanced centrifuges; has been affiliated with the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Research School of the Nuclear Science and Technology Research Institute (NSTRI), which is part of the AEOI; has also been affiliated with Sharif University of Technology (SUT).

Research areas have included the effect of cooling systems on centrifuge machine performance.

National ID Number is 1199310281 (Iran); born on April 13, 1984, in Ghom, Iran.


Added on May 27, 2020, 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: 

October 30, 2020

Date Last Modified: 

October 30, 2020