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Deputy Vice-Chancellor Scientific (Academic and Research)

Dr. Ahmadreza Behniafar
Deputy Vice-Chancellor Scientific (Academic and Research)
Ph.D., Islamic History and Civilization

Educational and executive backgrounds
Bachelor of History, University of Shiraz
Master of History, Islamic Azad University, Shahre Ray Branch
PhD in Islamic History and Civilization, Islamic Studies University of Qom
Authorized to teach from the institution of the Supreme Leader’s Representation at the universities in the lessons of History of Islamic Culture and Civilization, the Analytical History of Islam, the history of Imamate, the Islamic Revolution of Iran, familiarity with the constitution, political thought of Imam Khomeini
Teaching courses in research methods at senior and doctoral level, international law of Islam, the history of international law developments, the history of law, the history of criminal law developments, the reading of historical texts in Arabic and the history of civilization
Assistant Professor of Islamic Azad University, Damghan Branch
Managing Islamic Department of Damghan Branch from 1997 to 2009
Head of the Faculty of Law and Human Sciences, Islamic Azad University,
Damghan Branch
Membership in the Damghan Unified Education Council from 2011
Member of the Strategic Training Committee for one year
Membership in the Graduate Council of the University
Member of the Interview Group of the PhD in History of Islam
Member of the interviewing group of applicants for teaching the history of Islamic culture and civilization, the history of Imamate and the history of the analysis of Islam and familiarity with the constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Semnan Province

About Deputy of Scientific Affairs

Deputy of Scientific Affairs of Islamic Azad University, Damghan Branch by relying on experienced faculty members and dedicated staff and combining two elements of teaching and research along with other sectors, tries to play its role to enhance knowledge and elite participation in science production as well as meeting the country’s scientific research needs.

This deputy is the direct  executive of educational and research affairs at Damghan Branch which is responsible for planning, directing, supervising and conducting all educational and research affairs of the university, including overseeing the proper implementation of the programs and affairs of the faculties, the departments and their evaluation, monitoring the implementation of educational by-laws and regulations, setting programs, education calendar, assessing the performance of faculty members, creating educational courses based on the needs of the community, and implementing educational courses.

In the field of research, this sector attempts establishing an appropriate and up-to-date mechanism for conducting research activities, launching and establishing technological cores and research centers along with priorities of the country’s comprehensive scientific map, effective connection of university with industry and community, leadership and development of inter-institutional interactions to utilize research capacities to meet the needs of industry and society, collaborate and coordinate with research and economic poles and scientific centers of the country to utilize their capacities and abilities to support technology development and knowledge boundaries plans and also fostering potential talents of students through doing activities in Young Researchers Club and so on.

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