Mohammad Reza Rezvanianzadeh

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear

Has overseen Iran's uranium conversion and fuel fabrication activities at Esfahan.

Managing director of the Nuclear Reactors Fuel Company (SUREH) and an official of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI); issues tenders for procurement of sensitive items for use at the facilities at Esfahan, including the Uranium Conversion Facility (UCF), the Fuel Manufacturing Plant (FMP), and the Zirconium Production Plant (ZPP).

Has conducted research on the recovery of rare earth elements from uranium ore from Saghand Uranium Mine; has researched membrane transport of molybdenum; national ID: 118-984105-3; passport number is G10506469 (Iran-expires 12 Dec 2022); born on December 11, 1969 in Ardestan, Iran.


As part of the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions on Iran, added on November 5, 2018 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 13599, which targets entities controlled by the Government of Iran and Iranian financial institutions; foreign parties facilitating transactions for the person or otherwise assisting the person are subject to U.S. sanctions.

Previously added to the SDN list on December 13, 2012, pursuant to Executive Order 13382, which targets proliferators of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and their delivery systems; removed from the SDN list in January 2016 as part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Listed by the European Union on December 1, 2011 as a person linked to Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran's development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; removed from the E.U. list in January 2016 as part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

July 15, 2013

Date Last Modified: 

December 10, 2018