Ali A. Moosavi-Movahedi
Ali A. Moosavi-Movahedi is currently Professor of Biophysical Chemistry at IBB, University of Tehran. Born in Shiraz, Iran, in 1953, graduated from National University of Iran (NUI) with a BSc in Chemistry, 1975, from Eastern Michigan University (EMU), USA, with a MSc in Chemistry (Bioanalytical Chemistry), 1979 and from University of Manchester, UK, with a PhD in Biophysical Chemistry, 1986. His research career has been mostly marked on thermodynamics of protein folding/unfolding. In recognition of his outstanding research in the field of science, he was awarded International Khawrazmi Prize, 1990; National Distinguished Professor, 1997; the first class medal for research, University of Tehran, 2003; National Eminent Character 2003; selected as Eminent Professor of University of Tehran 2010; Prominent Professor appointed by Iran National Elites Foundation 2012 and Essential Science Indicators (ESI) 1% citation scientist in the field of Biology and Biochemistry 2013-until now, TWAS (The World Academy of Sciences) Fellow 2015, IAS (Islamic World Academy of Science) Fellow 2016. He is a member of Iran Academy of Science; Biophysical Society (USA); Protein Society (USA); Iranian Chemical Society; Iranian Biochemical Society; currently the president of Iran Society of Biophysical Chemistry. He is already the president of National Member Committee of International Council for Science (ICSU) at University of Tehran and also the Chair-holder of UNESCO Chair on Interdisciplinary Research in Diabetes hosted at University of Tehran.