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Center for Progress and Development of Iran (CPDI)

 

 

Introduction

     The Center for Progress and Development (CPDI) of Iran Presidency has been established in 1984 with the aim of providing scientific and industrial consultations for policy-making centers and administrative organizations of the country. Regarding the role of technology as an important factor in economic growth and development of the country, CPDI is focused on the new technologies and knowledge-based economy.

 

     In addition to improving its previous activities, CPDI plays a significant role in realization of the Resistive Economy agenda in various areas through following approaches:

  

-International Technological and Innovative Cooperation

-National Technological and Innovative Challenges

-Emerging and disruptive Technologies

 

   
 
Dr. Sirous Vatankhah Moghaddam
President
 Center for Progress and Development of 
 Islamic Republic of Iran Presidency (CPDI)
 
Email: S.Vatankhah@cpdi.ir
Tel: +98 21 61000
Fax: +98 21 61006100
Address: P.O.Box 14155-4671, Tehran, Iran
 
Education
2014 - 2018 ; PhD.  Policy Making and Decision Making in Public Administration, Tehran University, Iran
2004 - 2006 ; M.A.  Executive Management, Science and Research Branch; Islamic Azad University, Iran
1990 - 1996 ; B.Sc.  Chemical Engineering, Refinery Industry, Tehran University, Iran
 
Career
2019-Present; President, Center for Progress and Development of I.R. of Iran Presidency (CPDI)
2019-Present; Head, NDE Secretariat of I.R. of Iran, Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN), United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
2019-Present ;Executive Board Member, Clean Development Mechanism of the United Nations (CDM)
2017 - 2018; Secretary General, Energy Technology Development Council, Vice Presidency for Science and Technology of I.R. of Iran
2017 - 2018; Advisory Board Member, Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN), United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
2015 - 2017; Secretary General, Renewable Energy Technology Council, Vice Presidency for Science and Technology of I.R. of Iran
2014 - 2019; Vice President for Energy Affairs, Center for Progress and Development of I.R of Iran Presidency (CPDI)
2014 - 2019; Secretary, NDE Secretariat of I.R. of Iran, Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN),United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 
2014 - 2015; Member; Oil; Gas and Coal Technologies Council, Vice Presidency for Science and Technology of I.R. of Iran
2013-Present Member, Energy Commission of Iranian Supreme Council for Science, Research and Technology; Ministry of Science, Research and Technology
2008 - 2013; Scientific Attaché, Embassy of I.R. of Iran in Kiev, Ukraine