I Am from Iran: Mehrorang Ghaedi

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Iran has the fastest rate of increase in scientific publications in the world. Its scientific output rose 18-fold between 1996 and 2008, from 736 published papers to 13,238. A rapid rise in Iranian science stands out when comparing global publication and citation rates between 1993 and 2003 with those between 2004 and 2008. Scientific progress over the past few years is the result of Iran's comprehensive programs to develop knowledge and facilitate researchers' access to the world's top academic resources. Iran has the world's fastest-growing scientific output, measured by the number of peer-reviewed papers published in international journals. With a science and technology yearly growth rate of 25%, Iran is doubling its total output every three years. And if it keeps moving with the present momentum, Iran can ascend to the 4th place from the current 17th (in the world ranking of scientific growth and scientific production) in the next 6 years. Among Iran's fleet of scientists the faces of many young individuals can be seen. Mehrorang Ghaedi , a professor of chemistry in Yasouj University is one of them. He has published numerous research articles in his field of study and is a highly cited researcher. This documentary introduces Mehrorang Ghaedi, the scientist and the man.


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