Research & Technology Vice-Chancellor

Research & Technology Vice-Chancellor

Name: Amir Abdollah Mehrdad

Surname: Sharif

Born: 1966

Email: a_sharif@IAUNTB.ac.ir

Academic Background

  1. B.Sc. in Applied Chemistry, Islamic Azad University, Tehran Central Branch, 1990
  1. M.Sc. in Analytic Chemistry, Islamic Azad University - North Tehran Branch, 1993
  1. Ph.D. in Analytic Chemistry, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, 2004

Non-Academic Programs

1. Advanced Basic Programming, (Construction Companies’ Union)

2. Advanced DOS Operating System (Construction Companies’ Union)

3. Advanced AutoCAD Design (Industrial Development & Renovation Organization of Iran)

4. Electroplating and Electroplating Bathtub Quality Control Testing  Training Course (NICKELAB Company)

5. Advanced FoxPro Programming (Self-study)

6. Intermediate C programming (Self-study)

7. Advanced Visual FoxPro Programming (Self-study)

8. Working knowledge of Access 97 (Self-study)

9. Working knowledge of SPSS (Self-study)

10. GC-MS Machine Operating Course (Islamic Azad University - North Tehran Branch)

11. FT-IR with CMT Detector Operating Course (Islamic Azad University - North Tehran Branch)

 

Work Experience

1. Toliddaru Factory (Apprentice), 1988-1989

2. Fakhtedam Manufacturing Company (Researcher), 1989.

3. Jahanro Industrial and Manufacturing Company (Kawasaki Representative in Iran), 1990-1992.

3.1 Head of IT Department

3.2 Head of Chemical Department (laboratory, painting unit, chemical washing unit, electroplating unit).

3.3 Technical and Quality Control Office Consultant

4. Full time Faculty Member, Islamic Azad University, Tehran Central Branch, since 1996

5. Head of Laboratory Equipment and Development Department, Islamic Azad University - North Tehran Branch, 1996-200

6. Cooperating with Research and Industrial Relations Department, Islamic Azad University - North Tehran Branch, 1994-1996

7.  Member of Laboratory Equipment and Development Department, Islamic Azad University - North Tehran Branch, 1996-2000

8. Head of Marine Environment Pollution and Protection Department, May 2005 – Oct 2008

9. Assistant Deanof Marine Science and Technology Faculty, Oct 2005 – Mar 2006

10. Acting Dean of Marine Science and Technology Faculty, Mar 2006 – Oct 2008

11. Member of Laboratory Equipment and Development Department, Islamic Azad University - North Tehran Branch, 2007 – Present

12. Member of Research Council, Islamic Azad University, Tehran Central Branch, 2006 – Present

13. Member of Higher Education Council, Islamic Azad University - North Tehran Branch, 2006 - 2012

14. Member of Publication Council, Islamic Azad University - North Tehran Branch, 2007 – present.

15. Managing Director of Analytic Chemistry Journal, 2009 – present.

16. Research and Technology Department Supervisor in Hakimiyeh Campus Laboratory  Project, Islamic Azad University - North Tehran Branch

17. Secretary of University Elite Seminar, 2012 – present.

18. Acting Vice-Chancellor of Research and Technology, Islamic Azad University - North Tehran Branch, 2014 – present

19. Member of Special Committee of Nano Technology Development, Islamic Azad University - North Tehran Branch, 2015 – present.

20. Member of the Sociocultural Council, Islamic Azad University - North Tehran Branch, 2015 – present.

 

Membership in Scientific Associations

1. Associate of Iran Chemical Society and Iran Chemical Engineering Society

2. Member of Iran Trace Element Researchers’ Society.

3. Member of Iranian Society of Marine Science and Technology

 

Executive Projects

1. Establishing Computer Department, Jahanro Industrial and Manufacturing Company (Kawasaki Representative in Iran)

2. Establishing Chemical Laboratory, Jahanro Industrial and Manufacturing Company (Kawasaki Representative in Iran)

3. Establishing GTO125and AXM100Motorcycle Assembly Line, Jahanro Industrial and Manufacturing Company

 

4. Designing and Establishing Paint Drying Ovens, Jahanro Industrial and Manufacturing Company.

5. Motorcycle Parts' Database Project, Jahanro Industrial and Manufacturing Company

6. Industrial Part and Factory Plan Site Designing with AutoCAD, Jahanro Industrial and Manufacturing Company

7. Analysis and Programming of Comprehensive Agricultural Software.

8. Analysis and Programming of Cost Estimation and Analysis Software.

9. Analysis and Programming of Management and Planning Organization Directives Software.

10. Analysis and Programming of Oil Refineries Estimation Software for Avan Company, ordered by Ministry of Petroleum Research Center

11. Laboratories' Cost and Consumption Estimate Project, Islamic Azad University - North Tehran Branch

12. Laboratory Facilities And Technical Brochures Database Project, Islamic Azad University - North Tehran Branch

13. Analysis and Programming of Laboratory Facilities and Equipment Software, Islamic Azad University - North Tehran Branch

14. Tender documents preparing and implementing for Chemical Laboratories in Islamic Azad University - North Tehran Branch and supervising project construction. 

15. Establishing Radioactive Contaminants Laboratory, Faculty of Marine Science and Technology, Islamic Azad University - North Tehran Branch

 

Research Projects

1. Research Project on Lead Battery Manufacturing for getting Ministry of Industries' Licenses, Jahanro Industrial and Manufacturing Company (Kawasaki Representative in Iran), 1990

2. Chemical Cleaning and PreparationModificationProject, Jahanro Industrial and Manufacturing Company (Kawasaki Representative in Iran), 1992

3. Brushed Nickel Bathtub ModificationProject, Jahanro Industrial and Manufacturing Company (Kawasaki Representative in Iran), 1992

4. Substituting and Stabilizing Melamine Alkyd Paints Instead of Polyurethane on ABS Parts, Jahanro Industrial and Manufacturing Company (Kawasaki Representative in Iran), 1991

5. Recycling Dead Nickel Bathtub Materials Project, Jahanro Industrial and Manufacturing Company (Kawasaki Representative), 1992

6. Computer Interface Control Board Project, Islamic Azad University - North Tehran Branch, 1992

7. HebelexBricks Modification Project for Hebelex Factory, Islamic Azad University - North Tehran Branch, 1994

8. UV-Vis Machine Controlling Software Project, Islamic Azad University - North Tehran Branch, 1993

9. Serial Interface Controlling Software In Electrochemical Machines Project, Islamic Azad University - North Tehran Branch, 1992

10. Preparing Food-grade phosphoric acid form industrial -grade phosphoric acid through Solvent extraction, Islamic Azad University - North Tehran Branch, 1999

11. Research project on Aluminum Measurement in Blood by INAA, Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, 2002-2004.

12. A research project on Investigating Factors Contributing to the Reduction of Sulfate Compounds in Salt Treatment by Washing Method, Salt Research Center, 2008-2009

13. North Tehran Branch Laboratories' Resources and Costs Analysis Project, Islamic Azad University - North Tehran Branch, since 2012

 

Seminars

1. Presentationon Iran's Fifth Seminar of Analytical Chemistry on "Computer Data Collection from  an Electrochemical Machine", 1994

2. Presentationon Iran's Ninth Congress of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering on "Computer Control in UV-VisSpectrograph", 1994

3. Presentationon the Second Islamic Azad University Chemistry Congress on "Preparing Food-grade phosphoric acid form industrial -grade phosphoric acid", 2000

4. Presentationon Third Islamic Azad University Chemistry Congress on "Comparing the Cleansing Power of Hot Degreasing with Different Percentages of Trisodium Phosphate via ANOVA and Linear Regression Method", 2002

5. Presentationon Iran's Thirteenth Seminar of Analytical Chemistry on "A study on Phosphorus Disturbance in Measuring  Aluminum by Neutron Activation Analysis in Biological Samples", 2004

6. Presentationon Iran's Thirteenth Seminar of Analytical Chemistry on "A Study on the measurement of sodium valproate via FT-IR Method and ANOVA and linear Regression Data Analysis", 2004

 

Published Articles

1. Article on "Computer Methods in Optical Spectrometer", Scientific and Cultural Journal of Standard and Iranian Goods, 6 (48), pp. 35-39, (Sep 1994).

2. Article on "Agricultural Information Software" Zeiton Scientific and Technical Magazine, Ministry of Agriculture, Vol. 133, (Aug & Sep 1997)

6. Article on "Measuring Heavy Metals of Lead, Nickel and Mercury in Water and Sediments of Assaluyeh Operation Area in Persian Gulf ", Scientific and Research Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 9 (3), pp. 23-31, (Autumn 2007)

7. Article on "Using Spacial Data Mining in Surface Water Quality Monitoring", Scientific and Research Journal ofMarine Science and Technology Researches, 2 (7), pp. 35-45, (Winter 2008)

8. Article on "Investigating Phenanthrene removal of PAHs Contaminated Soils through Phytoremediation", Scientific and Research Journal of Plant And Ecosystem, Vol. 9, pp. 15-24, (Spring 2007).

9. Article on "Investigating Statistical Correlation between the Concentration of Heavy Metal Nickel with some Water Quality Parameters in Kan River Sediments", Scientific and Research Journal ofMarine Science and Technology Researches, 2 (7), pp. 11-21, (Winter 2008).

10. Article on "A Study on Plants' Capability in Reducing the Transmission of Phenanthrene from Contaminated Soil to Subsurface Waters", Scientific and Research Journal ofMarine Science and Technology Researches, 2 (6), pp. 21-31, (Autumn 2007).

11. Article on "Investigating the Effect of Chromic Acid in the Destruction of Chromate Coated Metal Surfaces", Journal of Applied Chemistry Researches, 2 (6), pp. 9-12, (August 2008)

12. Article on "Investigating FT-IR and Solid-Phase Extraction Methods for Measuring the Albumin Concentration and Comparing it with UV-Vis Spectroscopy", Journal of Applied Chemistry Researches, 2 (8), pp. 5-9, (Winter 2009)

13. Article on "A Study on the Reduction of Sulfate Salt Impurities in Salt Purification Process using SALEX Method", Journal of Applied Chemistry Researches, 4 (13), pp. 23-33, (Spring 2010).

15. Article on "Pre-Concentration and Measurement of  Chromium Ions in the Kan River Downstream Water through Thiourea-Formaldehyde Polymer Synthesis Resins using Solid Phase Extraction", Scientific and Research Journal ofMarine Science and Technology Researches, 3 (3), pp. 12-19, (Winter 2009).

16. Article on "Using Caspian Sea sediment disjunct bacteria for reducing the amount of heavy metals of chromium, nickel and cadmium", Scientific and Research Journal ofMarine Science and Technology Researches, 3(3), pp. 70-80, (Winter 2009).

 

 

 

 

 

Scientific Documents Department (Library and Publications)

Duties

 

  1. Conducting necessary investigations to identify, prepare, classify scientific and cultural documents required by the Branch.
  2. Planning for accessing and retrieving digital scientific information and data bases and preparing scientific reports.
  3. Supervision data and statistics collection and updating with regard to libraries and scientific and cultural documents
  4. Supervising library operations and directing them for selection, purchase, storage of books and documents and library management.
  5. Supervising librarians, duty assignment and providing practical on-service training for employees.
  6. Investigating the establishment of required efficient library systems.
  7. Commutating with scientific and cultural centers for accessing required books and publications and book and publications exchange with domestic institutions
  8. Coordinating with other branches for preparing the ground for training library science students and library personnel
  9. Ordering necessary books and publications for the library
  10. Supervising the publications faculty members’ new researches and works of scientists, non-academic researchers after controlling publishing license.
  11. Supervising draft contracts for printing, publishing and selling books under the supervision of superior authority.
  12. Cooperating with departments for providing required facilities required for publishing books and booklets for university students.
  13. Providing operational requirements for the publication of research findings of faculty members after obtaining publishing licenses.
  14. Planning for different activities of the publishing department unit and defining publishing priorities.
  15. Investigating university publishing shortcomings and providing necessary reports for superiors authorities.
  16. Supervising the printing and publication of monthly and quarterly and annual reports of the Branch.
  17. Supervising printing and copying related issues in accordance with university directives.
  18. Cooperating for preparing books and publications for respective libraries.
  19. Supervising the collection and updating information and statistics of scientific and educational books publications.
  20. Taking other related measure based on superior authority directives.

Research Projects Department

Duties:

  1. Taking necessary measures about university research projects in accordance with the regulations of the central organization for approval and implementation.
  2. Taking necessary measure for reviewing research projects from central organization, and other university branches.
  3. Preparing research projects within the university in accordance with central organization regulations.
  4. Proposing new research projects for qualitative and quantitative development of the university.
  5. Supporting faculty members (full time and part time) travels form and to Iran for presenting scientific and research articles under the name of the Branch.
  6. Supporting faculty members’ research opportunities.
  7. Taking necessary measure for attracting other branches support for research activities (national, international and regional seminars, conferences, etc.)

Knowledge Extension Department

 

 

Technology Development, Industries and Entrepreneurship General Office

Industry Relationship Department

Duties:

  1. Establishing connections with different institutions such as universities, research centers, executive organization, and non-governmental organizations.

 

  1. Scheduling meetings with organizations, institutions, industries for strengthening the relationship between universities and industry and singing MOU.

 

  1. Investigating and signing agreements for industrial, research and service project.

 

  1. Cooperating with industrial centers and organizations for organizing students training and issuing necessary letters of introduction.

 

  1. Coordinating with governmental agencies and private sector for entrepreneurship.

 

  1. Planning for training courses, seminars, scientific lectures and conferences.

 

  1. Holding Islamic Azad University and outside university exhibitions.

 

  1. Holding university research festivals, research week ceremony, introducing top researchers, national and international scientific competitions, and intellectuals’ festivals.

 

  1. Identifying and supporting Islamic Azad University, Tehran North Branch inventors and innovators.

 

  1. Communicating science and technology festival regulations.

 

  1. Holding workgroup of faculty member attraction meetings transferring documents to the industry relationship office of central organization

 

  1. Holding intellectual property committee meetings.

 

  1. Holding scientific seminars and lectures.

 

  1. Scientific and spiritual cooperation in the brand and scientific and research centers’ conferences.

 

Entrepreneurship Department and Development Centers

Duties

  1. Planning, operating and directing the commercialization of technology and innovation achievements
  2. Developing short and medium term plans for qualitative and quantitative technology and innovation development
  3. Enhancing the participation of the university in technology development and promotion through directing the related activities
  4. Directing, supporting and supervising the commercialization of research findings
  5. Directing, supporting and supervising the establishment and operation of technology and development centers
  6. Evaluation the development center annual performance

 

Laboratory and Workshop Services

The Branch is now developing a laboratory complex with following characteristics:

 

Project Name: laboratory complex

Coverage: 22235 square meter in 7 stories

Number of all the workshops and laboratory with the following breakdown: 141

  1. Physic department: 7 laboratories
  2. Chemistry department: 30 laboratories and workshops
  3. Marine science and technology faculty: 37 laboratories and workshops
  4. Engineering department (including chemistry, computer, power engineering groups, etc.): 23 laboratories and workshops
  5. Life science department (biology, microbiology, etc.): 28 laboratories and workshops
  6. Geology group: 16 laboratories and workshops