INSF President

INSF President

Dr. Ali Mohammad Soltani

Dr. Ali Mohammad Soltani, is a veteran science and technology policy maker with a distinguished career spanning 25 years.

Dr. Soltani holds a PhD in science and innovation management, and is a faculty member at the Technology Studies Institute of Iran where he served as the Vice Chancellor for Research since 2014 until 2021.

In 2001, Dr. Soltani was appointed as the Director of the Committee for Nanotechnology Policy Studies, where the groundwork for the Iranian Nanotechnology ecosystem was laid. He is a co-founder of Iran Nanotechnology Innovation Council (INIC), and has been its Policy Director since INIC establishment in 2003 until 2022.

Dr. Soltani was appointed as the sixth President of Iran National Science Foundation (INSF), in May 2022.