Mahdi Tehranchi named IAU president

August 20, 2018

TEHRAN – The Islamic Azad University (IAU) Board of Trustees have elected Mohammad Mahdi Tehranchi as the new president of the IAU, Tasnim reported on Sunday.

Tehranchi served as the president of Shahid Beheshti University and Islamic Azad universities in Tehran. He also acted as deputy chief of the Science and Technology Research Center of the Expediency Council.

He was elected during a meeting attended by the majority of the IAU Board of Trustees, replacing Farhad Rahbar who served as the IAU president from July 16, 2017 to August 19, 2018.

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