Tirgan Supporters

Special Thanks to Tirgan 2015 Supporters

Honorary Chairs

  • Ms. Homa Sarshar

    Tirgan 2015
    Homa SarsharWriter, Journalist, Director, Producer, activist

  • Ms. Anousheh Ansari

    Tirgan 2013
    Anousheh AnsariEnterpreneur - First Female Private Space Explorer

  • Dr. Reza Moridi

    Tirgan 2011
    Hon. Reza MoridiMinister of Research and Innovation & Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities

Tirgan Supporters

  • Niayesh Afshordi

    Niayesh AfshordiAssistant Professor of Astrophysics, University of Waterloo

  • Majid Ahmadi

    Majid AhmadiProfessor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Windsor

  • Payam Akhavan

    Payam AkhavanAssociate Professor, Faculty of Law, McGill University

  • Afsaneh Alavi

    Afsaneh AlaviAssistant Professor of Dermatology, University of Toronto

  • Nasser Ashgriz

    Nasser Ashgriz  Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto

  • Farhad Azadifar

    Farhad AzadifarProfessor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

  • Mansoor Barati

    Mansoor BaratiAssociate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Toronto

  • Mojdeh Baratloo

    Mojdeh BaratlooAdjunct Associate Professor of Architecture, University of Colombia

  • Farrokh Bavar

    Farrokh BavarCEO & Founder at International Institute for Strategic Studies in Iranian Architecture

  • Sohrab Behdad

    Sohrab BehdadProfessor of Economics, Denison University

  • Cyrus Bina

    Cyrus BinaProfessor of Economics, University of Minnesota

  • Mehrzad Boroujerdi

    Mehrzad BoroujerdiProfessor and Chair of Political Sciences Department, Syracuse University

  • Touraj Daryaee

    Touraj DaryaeeProfessor of History, University of California

  • Minoo Derayeh

    Minoo DerayehAssociate Professor of Equity Studies, York University

  • Ali Dizboni

    Ali G. DizboniAssociate Professor of Politics, Royal Military College of Canada

  • Ali Dolatabadi

    Ali DolatabadiProfessor of Mechnical Engineering , Concordia University

  • Nazila Fathi

    Nazila FathiReporter at New York Times

  • Saeed Gazor

    Saeed GazorProfessor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Queen's University

  • Fariborz Haghighat

    Fariborz HaghighatProfessor, Graduate Program Director, Energy and Environment, Concordia University

  • Saeed Gazor

    Shahla HaeriAssociate Professor, Boston University

  • Ramin Jahanbegloo

    Ramin JahanbegloooProfessor of Political Science, University of Toronto

  • Mona JarrahiAssociate Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of California Los Angeles

  • Mehdi JavanfarMusician, University of Toronto

  • Kamalipour

    Yahya KamalipourProfessor and head, Department of Communication, Purdue University Calumet

  • Korosh KhaliliAssociate professor, University of Toronto Hepatobiliary imaging lead, Department of Medical Imaging

  • Mohammad Mehdi KhorramiProfessor of Persian Studies, New York University

  • Mariam Khosravani Founder & President, Iranian-American Women Foundation

  • Sheldon Levy President, Ryerson University

  • Hadi Mahabadi

    Hadi MahabadiPresident, CanWin Consulting Inc.

  • Mahdi

    Ali-Akbar MahdiEmeritus Professor of Sociology, Ohio Wesleyan University

  • Bita Milanian

    Bita MilanianExecutive Director, Farhang Foundation

  • Pardis Minuchehr

    Pardis MinuchehrAssistant Professor of Persian Studies, George Washington University

  • Ali MoayedianFounder of Payvand.com

  • Bagher Moazen

    Bagher MoazenIranian-Canadian classical guitarist and composer

  • Moghissi

    Haideh MoghissiProfessor of Sociology, York University

  • Fariborz MokhtariProfessor of Political Science, National Defense University in Washington DC

  • Ali Reza MontazemiProfessor of Information Systems, McMaster University

  • Firooz Naderi Director for Solar System Exploration, NASA's Jet Propulstion Lab

  • Ali NayeriAssistant Professor of Physics, Faculty of Physics, Chapman University

  • Nima Naghibi

    Nima NaghibiAssociate Professor of English, Ryerson University

  • Nader Namazi

    Nader NamaziProfessor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, The Catholic University of America

  • Nami

    Gholamhossein NamiVisual Artist

  • Arzoo Osanloo

    Arzoo OsanlooAssociate Professor of Law, University of Washington

  • Nasrin Rahimieh

    Nasrin RahimiehProfessor of Comparative Literature, University of California

  • Saeed Rahnema

    Saeed RahnemaProfessor, York University

  • Behzad Razavi

    Behzad RazaviProfessor of Electrical Engineering, University of California

  • pardis sabeti

    Pardis SabetiAssociate Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University

  • Dr. Yarshater

    Ehsan YarshaterProfessor Emeritus of Iranian Studies, Colombia University

  • Shahram Yousefi

    Shahram YousefiProfessor and Acting Head, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Queen's University

  • Negin Zand

    Negin ZandCelebrity Colorist

  • Farrokh Zandi

    Farrokh ZandiProfessor of Economics, York University