Name: Ali Haerian Ardakani

Birth: 10-4-1946, Ardakan, IRAN

Marital Status: Married with two children

Wife:            Jamileh Fazel aged 48. B.A. in Persian Literature

Daughters:   Laila aged 27, PhD student (ISE) in OSU, USA

                       Laleh aged 22, B. Eng student (IE) in Sharif University of Technology, IRAN   Address: 

Home:  295/1 Sanabad Street, Mashhad 91836, IRAN,  Phone-fax (+98)511 841 4646

Office:    Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, Main Building, University Campus,  

  Azadi Square, Mashhad 91735, IRAN 

  Phone (+98)511 842 2336,  fax (+98)511 842 2337

  E-mail: ; or  


B. Eng in Refinery Engineering, Abadan Institute of Technology

Abadan IRAN 1969

MSc in Production Engineering, University of Strathclyde

Glasgow, UK 1973

PhD in Metallurgy, University of Strathclyde 

Glasgow, UK 1976


Assistant Professor, 1976-1983 in Mechanical Engineering Department, FUM

Associate Professor, 1983-1992 in Mechanical Engineering Department, FUM

Professor, 1992-    in Materials Engineering and Metallurgy Department, FUM


Taught courses in Metallurgy, Materials Science, Engineering Materials, Engineering Mechanics, Engineering Design, Engineering Economy, Quality Control, and Dental Materials to students at BSc, MSc, and PhD levels.




11 papers on powder metallurgy, mechanical metallurgy, and dental materials in international and national journals (list attached)

16 papers on powder metallurgy and other subjects in international gatherings (list attached)


25 books on materials and manufacturing processes, mechanical metallurgy, engineering mechanics, powder metallurgy, and selection of materials for engineering design (list attached)


Different academic and administrative positions held in FUM

                  Chairman, Mechanical Engineering Department;

                  Dean, School of Engineering;

                  Chairman, University Publishing Council;

                  Vice Chancellor for Research, FUM;

                  Member of board of trustees, FUM;


 Editorial Board of: 

                  Iranica Scietia, 

                  Journal of Engineering, IRI

                  Iranian Journal Crystallography and Mineralogy

                  Journal of School of Engineering , FUM (Founder)


Best Technical Translation, 1983, award given by the President of Islamic Republic of Iran

Best Technical Translation, 1998, award given by the Minister of Science, Research and Technology

Distinguished Professor of the year in Engineering, 2001, award given by the Minister of Science, Research and Technology


Powder metallurgy of iron, technology transfer in auto industry, powder metallurgy in auto industry


Powder metallurgy, Mechanical metallurgy, Technology transfer, Engineering economy