Mohammad Javad Ardashir Larijani is a senior advisor to the head of the Judiciary and secretary general of the High Council for Human Rights of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Additionally, Dr. Larijani has been the director of Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics in Tehran.
Previously, he has been a Majlis representative (Member of Parliament) and the director of Majlis Research Center, and a vice minister of Foreign Affairs.
Dr. Larijani received his degree in Electrical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology in Iran, and then earned his Ph.D. in Mathematics from Stanford University.
Last Updated: Nov 14, 2011