Mohammad Hossein Haghighian

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear



Commercial manager of Kimiya Pakhsh Shargh (KPS), 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).

Oversees technical inspections at KPS, and is responsible for handling customs and regulatory processes for the import of goods.

Received a master's degree in nuclear engineering from Islamic Azad University.

Born in 1989.


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