Adjunct Professor

Based on the regulations of cooperation with adjunct professors that have been approved and signed by the board of governors of Isfahan University of Technology on January 20, 2020 under the document No. 970.


To advance the status of the university to a top world university, improve admission of students at graduate levels, especially at PhD level, expand international collaboration, upgrade the university global ranking, create greater opportunities for sabbatical leaves of the Ph.D. students, and facilitate the implementation of research projects, IUT regulations for attracting Adjunct Professors, aiming at hiring the most outstanding scholars worldwide, have been issued.   

Adjunct Professor

Adjunct Professor is an international scholar or professor who cooperates with IUT Faculties & Research Institutes in certain educational and research fields under definite contract for a determined period.  Cooperation can be started at any time of the academic year or holidays. The name of the adjunct professor can be registered at the IUT faculty directory.

Areas of collaboration

  • Cooperation in IUT research projects and further research contracts with other institutes out of the university  
  • Supervising & advising graduate theses and dissertations
  • Research and educational Seminars and Workshops
  • Offering IUT specialized and required courses
  • Assistance and advice on upgrading IUT global ranking
  • Assistance in resolving the existing research difficulties of IUT’s Faculty members and graduate students by application of the research data, facilities and equipment existing outside Iran (scientific data, patent registration, conducting experiments, etc. that are not available in IUT)
  • Cooperation in scientific-research and ISI journals as the editorial board of the journals  

Adjunct Professors’ Commitments

  • During the three years of his/her contract, the adjunct professor is to supervise or advise at least one Ph.D. student jointly, and the one who is joined to the research institutes shall cooperate at least in one research project or a Q1-journal publication. 
  • The adjunct professor is to attend IUT in a full-time basis for 2 weeks annually or at least 8 weeks during three years.  
  • The adjunct professor should mention the IUT address in all joint articles, scientific reports and all other jointly accomplished works.
  • The IUT copyright in all joint inventions and discoveries should be determined through mutual consultation between IUT and the adjunct professor.

IUT Commitments

  • If necessary, adjunct professor’s travel expenses, at economy level, would be financed after confirmation of the vice-president for research & technology and through the research resources of the university.
  • If possible, the hosting department will provide the adjunct professor with office, computer and lab equipment.
  • There would be no regular payment for the adjunct professor.
  • During a short-term course of stay, the adjunct professor can be hosted at IUT guest house free of charge.


To employ adjunct professors, the candidate departments should send the relavant applications/proposals to the IUT International Scientific Cooperation Center, after which they shall be approved by the Board of Governors of the University. In this regard, the administrative procedure should comply with the executive style guide for employing adjunct professors which is attached to this by-law.    

IUT Adjunct Professors

  Nationality         Country Home University Major related Department Effective Dates of Agreement

Dr. Roozbeh Izadi-Zamanabadi    



Aalborg University and Lead Expert in Control Technology at Danfoss Climate Solutions of Denmark Automation & Control Mechanical Engineering August 2021-2024

Dr. Ramesh Krishnamurthy

Indian India Wildlife  Institute of India and Adjunct Professor of University of British  Columbia, Canada, Landscape Level Planning and Management Natural Resources Dept July 2021-2024

Dr. Akram Zamani

Iranian Sweden University of Borås Chemical Engineering, Polymer Technology Textile Engineering May  2021 -2024

Dr. Andreas Bruder

Swiss Switzerland University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland Environment Constructions and Design Natural Resources Dept January 2021- 2024



Dr.Ali Zarrabi

Iranian Turkey Sabanci- SUNUM Chemical Engineering and Nanotechnology Nanotechnology & Advanced Materials Institute June 2020- June 2023



Dr.Alireza Darvishy 

Iranian Switzerland ZHAW ICT Electrical & Computer Eng. Nov. 2019- Nov. 2022



Dr. Gundolf Haase

Austrian Austria University of Graz Mathematics Mathematical Sciences July 2019- July 2022



Dr.Hans Wernher Van de Venn

German Switzerland ZHAW Mechatronics Mechanical Engineering Sept. 2019- Sept. 2022



Dr.Paul Grimm

German Germany Folda University Applied Informatics Electrical & Computer Eng. Sept. 2019- Sept. 2022



Dr.Hossein Tudeshki

Iranian Germany Clausthal University of Tech. Surface Mining and International Mining Mining Engineering July 2017-July 2020



Dr.Josef Senn

German Switzerland ETH Natural Resources Naturale Resources Dept. April 2017-April 2020



Dr.Mohammad Jafar Taherzadeh


Iranian Sweden University of Boras Chemical Engineering Chemical Engineering December 2015- December 2018



Dr.Mohammad Pessarakli

Iranian USA University of Arizona Plant Sciences College of Agriculture January 2013- January 2016



Dr.Hans Crauel

German Germany Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Mathematics Mathematical Sciences July 2012- July 2015



Dr.Abbas Samani

Iranian Canada University of Western Ontario Image Processing Electrical & Computer Eng. February 2012- February 2015




Dr. Chanbau XU

Canaidan Canada University of Western Ontario Chemicals and Fuels Chemistry August 2012- August 2015
Dr. Abdollah Saboori Iranian Italy Politecnico di Torino (PoliTo) Mechanical engineering

Materials science and engineering/

management and production engineering


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