|Last Updated:||January 1, 2011|
|Other Name:||Tehran Polytechnic University|
|Subordinate To:||Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI)|
|Size:||Multiple departments with 400 full-time staff supporting up to 7,000 students|
Established in 1958, Amir Kabir University of Technology offers undergraduate, graduate and PhD degrees in nuclear engineering, physics, mining and metallurgy engineering and mathematics.  Tehran has allegedly used the university as a front company to purchase sensitive items abroad, including attempting to purchase neutron-shielding equipment from a U.S. company.  The university is also involved in developing space-launch vehicle and satellite technology. 
 "Departments, Amirkabir University of Technology," http://aut.ac.ir.
 Mark Fitzpatrick, Nuclear Black Markets: Pakistan, A.Q. Khan and the Rise of Proliferation Networks (London: The International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2007), p.68.
 "Iran to Unveil Aerospace Achievements in Days," FARS News Agency, 18 February 2013; "Iranian university develops live creature carrying rocket," Mehr News Agency, 8 May 2013.