Personal Information

  • Gender: Male
  • Marital Status: Married, three children
  • Date of Birth: 14.03.1949
  • Place of Birth: Tehran, Iran
  • Languages: Persian, French, English
  • E-mail: purjavad@sharif.edu
  • Postal address: Polymer Research Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, Sharif University of Technology, P.O. Box: 11365-9516, Tehran, Iran

 

Collegiate Training

  • Paris VI University, Doctorat de Science, Polymer Chemistry, 1982
  • Paris VI University, Doctorat de 3e Cycle, Polymer Chemistry, 1975
  • Paris VI University, D.E.A, Polymer Chemistry, 1974
  • Centre Universitaire du Haut-Rhin (Mulouse-France), C1, Physical Chemistry: Chemical bonding and spectroscopy, 1973
  • National University of Iran, B.S, Chemistry, 1970

Academic Experience

  • Sharif University of Technology (SUT), Assistance professor, 1982-1995
  • Sharif University of Technology (SUT), Associate professor, 1995-2000
  • Sharif University of Technology (SUT), Full professor, 2000-2015
  • Sharif University of Technology (SUT), Eminent professor, 2015-Present
  • Iran University Press (IUP), Chairman of Chemistry Group, 1982-2006
  • Iran University Press (IUP), Editing & Research Vice director, 1992-2004

Sabbatical Year

  • Prof. Arnett's Laboratory, Chemistry Dept., Duke University, North Carolina, U.S.A Sept. 91- Sept. 92.

Honors or Professional Organizations

  • Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, and Iranian Chemical Society.

Distinction & Awards

  • Distinguished organic chemist of Iranian Chemical Society, 2015
  • Top 1% Scientist Based on ISI Citations, 2014
  • Distinguished Researcher of Sharif University of Technology, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2013
  • Distinguished Scientist of Islamic Countries (COMSTECH), 2008
  • Distinguished Researcher of Tehran Province, Iranian Ministry of Science, Research & Technology, 2007
  • Distinguished Professor of Iran, Iranian Ministry of Science, Research & Technology, 2006
  • Award for the Distinguished Polymer Chemist, Iran Polymer & Petrochemical Institute, 2006
  • Award for the writing of book, Sharif University of Technology (Concise Encyclopedia of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, 2004; Organic Chemistery, 2014; Dictionary of Chemistry: Sciences & Technology, 2016)

Other Activities

  • Chairman and member of committee on Chemical Vocabulary in Persian of I.U.P.(1982-2006)
  • Editor-in Chief of Iranian Journal of Chemistry(1988-2006)
  • Member of committee on Chemical vocabulary in Persian of IRI Academy of Persian Language & Literature, Chemistry section, (1995-Present)
  • Member of council on programming for chemistry group in Iranian Ministry of Science, Research & Technology (1990-2011)
  • Head of Chemistry Department, Sharif University of Technology (2008-2014)