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Shahid

Bahonar University of Kerman

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HISTORY:

The Shahid BahonarUniversity ofKerman is one of the youngest universities inIran. The university ranks among the 8 top Iranian universities for its educational and research activities as well as its design and development. The generous founder of the university, the late Mr. Alireza Afzalipour, donated almost all of his wealth to establish this scientific center. This would have been almost impossible in a remote region likeKerman, if it were not for his vision and enthusiasm. The university was granted permission to be established on August 9, 1972 and started its academic activities formally in 1975, in 3 disciplines: Physics, Chemistry, and English; with 10 faculty members and 70 students.

The university is located in the south eastern part of Kerman, in an area of 500 hectares. At the present time, it has an enrollment of about 12500 students who are studying and doing research in 16 colleges and research institutes of the university. There is about 140,000 square meters physical space available. There are about 100 different disciplines available for the students to choose from, which offers programs leading to B.A., B.Sc., M.A., M.Sc., D.V.M., or Ph.D. degrees. There are 400 faculty members, and 1000 regular employees at the university.

Academic and Research Organization:

College of Agriculture: This College was established in 1982, and at the present time has about 1602 students and 39 faculty members, and has the following departments:

Department of Agricultural Economics

Department of Agricultural Machinery

Department of Agronomy and Plant Breeding

Department of Animal Sciences

Department of Irrigation

Department of Plant Protection

College of Engineering: This College was established in 1975, and at the present time has about 2997 students and 69 faculty members, and has the following departments:

Department of Civil Engineering

Department of Chemical Engineering

Department of Computer Engineering

Department of Electrical Engineering

Department of Industrial Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Department of Metallurgical Engineering

Department of Mining Engineering

College of Literature and Human Sciences: This College was established in 1977, and at the present time has about 1507 students and 75 faculty members, and has the following departments:

Department of Education and Psychology

Department of English Language & Literature

Department of Islamic Science

Department of Library and Information Science

Department of Persian Language and Literature

Department of Social Science

College of Basic Science: This College was established in 1975, and at the present time has about 1739 students and 67 faculty members, and has the following departments:

Department of Biology

Department of Chemistry

Department of Geology

Department of Physics

College of Veterinary: This College was established in 1989, and at the present time has about 300 students and 22 faculty members, and has the following departments:

Department of Basic Sciences

Department of Clinical Studies

Department of Food Hygiene & Public Health

Department of Pathobiology

College of Art: This School was established in 1989, and at the present time has about 155 students and 20 faculty members, and has the following departments:

Department of Architecture

Department of Traditional Arts

Department of Restoration of Historical Buildings

Department of Painting

Department of Carpet

College of Mathematics and Computer Science: This College was established in 1995, and has the following departments

Departments of Mathematics

Department of Statistics

Department of Computer Science

College of Management and Economics: This School was established in 1995, and at the present time has about 636 students and 16 faculty members, and has the following departments:

Department of Accounting

Department of Economics

Department of Management

College of Physical Education and Sport Science: This school was established in 1984, and at the present time has about 400 students and 17 faculty members, and has the following departments:

Department of Physical Education

The following schools located in other cities of Kerman province, are branches of the University:

Faculty of Higher Education in Bam: This school was established in 1994, and at the present time has about 150 students and 6 faculty members, and has the following departments:

Department of Mathematics

Faculty of Agriculture in Jiroft: This school was established in 1990, and at the present time has about 350 students and 8 faculty members, and has the following departments:

Department of Agricultural Machinery

Department of Animal Production Technology

Department of Plant Production Technology

Faculty of Technology in Sirjan: This school was established in 1992, and at the present time has about 184 students and 10 faculty members, and has the following departments:

Department of Civil Engineering

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Faculty of Mining in Zarand: This school was established in 1992,and at the present time has about 160 students and 13 faculty members, and has the following department:

Department of Mining

University Research Centers:

MahaniMathematics Research Center

SocialScience Research Center

MiningIndustry Research Center

Horticulture andDatesResearch Center

Graduate Degree Programs:

At present 350 students are studying at the Master level in physics, chemistry, geology, mathematics, biology, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, Mining Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Persian literature, and sociology. Also, 380 students are studying at the Doctoral level in Mathematics, Veterinary Medicine, Physics, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Geology. University Graduates Up to the present time 5500 students have been graduated from this university, including the first three Ph.D. students in Mathematics in Iran .

University Services:

There are about 150,000 books available in the Main Library, and also other libraries in the university. The library system is computerized in the Main Library and it is expected that all libraries will be connected by a network in future.

Kerman Database

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