Also Known As:
AEOI-NFPD, P.O. Box 11365-8486, Tehran, Iran
Successor to the Nuclear Fuel Production Division (NFPD), the subsidiary company under the AEOI (Atomic Energy Organization of Iran) that runs research and development in the nuclear fuel cycle, including conversion and enrichment; listed by the European Union on April 24, 2007 as an entity 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; listed by the British government in 2015 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement; listed by the Japanese government in 2015 as an entity of concern for proliferation relating to nuclear weapons.
Involved in nuclear fuel cycle research and development, including uranium exploration, mining, milling and conversion, and nuclear waste management; Jaber Ibn Hayan Research Dept., Exploration and Mining Dept., Benefication and Hydrometallurgical Research Center, Nuclear Fuel Research and Production Center (Esfahan), Waste Management Dept., and Saghand Mining Dept. are among NFPD departments; Esfahan Nuclear Technology Center is part of the NFPC; Dr. Hoseyn Faqihian has served as Deputy and Director General.