To name I.R. Iran Rio 2016 Paralympics Delegation Supervisor

To name I.R. Iran Rio 2016 Paralympics Delegation Supervisor

Martyred nuclear scientist Masoud Ali-Mohammadis son has been named as supervisor of Irans Paralympics delegation on Monday.

Mohammadi was martyred in January 2010 when a remote-controlled bomb attached to a motorcycle exploded outside his home in Tehran.

Iranian National Paralympic Committee President Mahmoud Khosravivafa appointed his son, Iman Ali-Mohammadi, as the supervisor of countrys Paralympics delegation in Rio.

Ali-Mohammadi, who was born on August 24, 1959, was admitted to Shiraz University in southern Iran in the fall of 1978 and majored in physics. In 1985, he was admitted to a graduate program in physics at Sharif University of Technology. After receiving his M.S. degree in physics, he was admitted to the doctoral program in physics.

In 1992 Sharif University granted its first Ph.D. degree in physics to Dr. Ali-Mohammadi. He then joined the faculty of the University of Tehran as an assistant professor in physics and was eventually promoted to full professor there.