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IEEE Iran Section 2011 annual meeting

IEEE Iran Section 2011 annual meeting was held at Amir-Kabir University of Technology, Tehran, on May 18, 2011, along the 19th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering (ICEE’11). The program started with a report by the President of the IEEE Iran Section,Professor Hamid Soltanian-zadeh, on the Section’s activities over the past year (2010-2011). Professor Ali Khaki-Sedigh, the Section’s Chair of Awards and Recognition Committee, then gave a short talk on Research Ethics, followed by a brief talk by Dr. Mahdi Akhavan, Vice Minister for Technology and International Affairs, Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (ICT). 

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Second part of the annual meeting was the awards ceremony. ProfessorParviz Jabehdar-Maralani of the University of Tehran was awarded the 2011 IEEE Iran Section Teaching Award for his 30+ years of pioneering and fundamental role in the country’s academic curriculum development, teaching, and textbook authorship in Electrical Engineering. Professor Jawad Salehi of Sharif University of Technology, IEEE Fellow, received the 2011 IEEE Iran Section Research Award for his quality research leadership and numerous high-impact publications in prestigious IEEE journals and conferences. Dr Keivan Navaie of Tarbiat-Modares University, IEEE Senior Member, was the recipient of the 2011 IEEE Iran Section Young Investigator Award for his fruitful career over the past five years. The 2011 IEEE Iran Section Best Thesis Awards ¬¬were presented to Ms. Nafiseh Saberi, an M.S.E.E. graduate from Tarbiat-Modares University, and to Dr. Farrokh Amini-far, a Ph.D. graduate from Sharif University of Technology. Finally, Isfahan University of Technology Student Branch was recognized as the 2010-2011 Outstanding Iranian Student Branch.