Siavash Shahshahani

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Country: Iran
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Siavash Shahshahani is a well known Mathematician of Iran. He has done a lot of research in the field of Mathematics and has published papers regarding his field. Currently he is the Senior Fellow of IPM and has been Professor at Sharif University of Technology since 1974.[1] He is currently head of its Mathematics department.

Siavash is ALAC Liaison to the ccNSO Council.[2] He has been involved in efforts to develop Internet in Iran from the very start. He is involved with the development of Arabic domain names.[3]

Career History

He became the Deputy Director of Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics-IPM, when Internet was introduced in Iran in 1994. Later he served as the head of IRanian Academic NETwork-IRANET, which works under IPM.[4]

He served as Head of School of Mathematics from 1989 to 1994.[5] He has also served as a Director of APTLD for two years from 2007 to 2009. He was a director of IRNIC, .IR ccTLD Registry left and retired from it in 2008.[6]


Siavash remained a Member of Scientific Council of IPM from 1989 to 1993.[7] He was on the board of ICANN in 2005.[8] He is a member of ccTLD registry of Iran.[9]


He has attended several APTLD and ICANN meetings.


Siavash got his bachelors degree in 1964 and masters degree ion 1966 from University of California, Berkley. He did his PhD from University of California, Berkley in 1969. He studied Mathematics as his major.[12]