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NAME: Mansoor

SURNAME: Keyanpour-Rad


Address :
Division of Energy, Materials and
Energy Research Center,
P.O. Box 14155-4777

E- mail address:
Fax : (+98) 0261-6201888

Telephone : (+98) 261- 6204131-2

Date of birth : Sep.3.1942
Nationality : Iranian
Marital status : Married, 3 children







BS in Chemistry

California State University, USA


MS in Organic Chemistry

California State University, USA


Ph.D in Polymer Chemistry

Liverpool University, UK




Stanford Research Institute (SRI), Menlo Park, California, USA, Life Science Department, Organic and Pharmaceutical Chemist.


Tehran Polytechnic University, assistant professor.


Parsilon Nylon Company, Lorestan, Iran, Director of control and research labs


Lorestan University, Iran, assistant prof. Head of the chemistry group, President of the university.


Petroleum Research Center, Tehran, Iran.Head of the department of chemical products, Researcher.

1986- till present time

Materials and Energy Research Center, Tehran, Iran,
Full professor, Head of the Energy Division, Researcher.

Fields of Research :Synthesis and analysis of  organic molecules, monomers, polymers; pharmaceuticals; nanomaterials; polymeric and nano composites; dental glass ionomer cements; dental impression materials; lubricant additives; environmental pollution studies;solar heating and cooling applications ; fuel cells components.


  1. Publications in Scientific Journals
  1. V. H. Brown, M. Keyanpour-Rad J. I. Degraw,"3 and 4- Carbazole     Dialkylamino Carbinols as Potential Antimalarial",J. Med. Chem., 14, 459 (1971).
  2. E. M. Acton, M. Keyanpour-Rad, J.E. Christensen, H. Tong, R. P. Kwok  and L. Goodman, "Potential Antitumor Agents. Some 1,6 - Disubstituted Galactitol and Mannitol Derivatives", J. Carbohydr. Res., 22, 477 (1972).
  3. M. Keyanpour-Rad,A. Ledwith,A. Hallam, A. M. North, M. Greton, C. Hoyle and J. E. Guillet,"Some Photophysical Properties of Five New Carbazole Containing Methacrylate Polymers", Macromol., 11, 1114 (1978).
  4. M. Keyanpour-Rad,A. Ledwith, "The Synthesis and Polymerizability of Methyl -2- (Methacroyloxy) Ethyl Terephthalate, a Useful Free Radically - Polymerizable Model for Dimethyl Terephthalate", Polymer Bull, 1 (5), 337 (1979).
  5. M. Keyanpour-Rad,A. Ledwith and G. Johnson "The Synthesis and Emission Properties of Poly (N-Ethyl -4-Vinylcarbazole)”, Macromol., 13 (2), 222 (1980).
  6. M. Keyanpour-Rad, F. Ghaziani,"Reduction of the Peroxide Formed at the Cathode of H2/O2 Fuel Cells With Co, Cu, Fe, Ni Phthalocyanines at Ambient Temperature”, Journal of Chemistry, 8(1), 36 (1995).
  7. M. Keyanpour-Rad, F, Trull, "Initial Study of Energy Transfer in Phthalocyanine - Mesoporphyrine- Styrene Copolymer", Journal of Polymer Science and Technology, 8(1), 26 (1995).
  8. M. Keyanpour-Rad,"Synthesis of  Poly {bis-(4, 4'- Dibromo) -4" -[2-(Methacroyloxy) Ethoxycarbonyl] Triphenylammoniumyl} Hexachloroantimonate (PBDMETH) Cation Radical, a Very Convenient and Useful one Electron Oxidizing Agent for Organic Molecules”, Journal of Polymer Science and Technology, 2, 973 (1994).
  9. M. Keyanpour-Rad, “Synthesis of a Polyester from 2-Dodecen -1- Yl succinic Acid as a Rust Inhibitor for Turbine Oil”, Journal of Polymer Science and Technology,9(1), 27, (1996).
  10. M. Keyanpour-Rad, M. Esmaeli, “Application of Organic Polymers in Ceramic Materials "Binders",Journal of  Polymer Science and Technology, 9 (2), 91 (1996).
  11. M. Keyanpour-Rad, R. Salarian, F. Moztarzadeh,"Effect of Molecular Weight and Conc. of Itaconic/Acrylic Acids Copolymer Liquid on Mechanical Properties of the Formulated Glass Ionomer Dental Cements", Iranian Polymer Journal, 7(3), 163 (1998).
  12. M. Keyanpour-Rad, "Synthesis of Polynaphthylene as Pour Point Depressant for Lubricating Oils from Polyethylene Wax Obtained from Polyethylene Unit of Arak Petrochemical Industry", Iranian Polymer Journal, 10 (3), 157 (1997).
  13. M. Keyanpour-Rad, F. Ghaziani, "Synthetic Aid Chemicals and Perfume", Chem. J. of Iran, 2,49 (1988).
  14. M. Keyanpour-Rad, “Synthesis and Study of a Novel Copolymer of Acrylic / Citraconic Acids for Self - Cured Dental Glass Ionomer Cement” , Iranian Journal of Polymer, 7 (4) , 271 (1998)
  15. M. Keyanpour-Rad,  “Caprolactam and its Preparation from Direct Solar Energy Flux”. Iranain Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, 17 (2),157 (1998).
  16. M. Keyanpour-Rad, H. Haghgou, F. Bahar , E. Afshari, “Feasibility Study of the Application of Solar Heating Energy in Iran”, Renewable Energy, 20, 333 (2000).
  17. M. Keyanpour-Rad, , H. A. Mehrabi ,and Aghajani,“ Studing the Effect of Different Ratios of High Density Polyethylene Wax Binder on the Mechanical Strength of Ceramic Cores Made by Injection Molding Process” Iranian Journal of Polymer, 13 (4), 233 (2001).
  18. M. Keyanpour-Rad, “ Synthesis of a functionalized Polystyrene-Bound Zinc (II) Phthalocyanine and the Metal Free Resin”, polymer Journal, 10(4), 223 (2001).
  19.  M. Keyanpour-Rad, “Microwave Aromatization of Methyl [9-Ethyl-1-Chloro-5,6,7,8-terahydrocarbazole] – 4-Carboxylate” Journal of  Heterocyclic Chemistry, 10,  319-320 (2001).
  20.  M. Keyanpour-Rad, “ Effect of the size of  N-Substitution in Pyrrole on Directing Electrophiles to the C-Positions of the Ring” Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry, 11,67, (2001) .
  21. M. Keyanpour-Rad, R.H. Aghajani, H.A.Mehrabi“ Effect of powder particle size on the strength of ceramic cores made by injection moulding process” Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Transaction B, 26(B1), 49 (2002).
  22. M. Keyanpour-Rad, “Synthesis of Microelement Ferric Ethylenediamine bis-(O-    Hydroxyphenylacetate) and study its Efficiency in Agricultural Soils of Iran”, Journal of  Science of Teacher Training University, 1(2), 119 (2002).
  23. F. Moztarzadeh, M. Keyanpour-Rad, V.Shabani,  “Synthesis of Photocurable Dental Ionomer Cement Based on the Reaction of Acryloyl Chloride Coupling Compound with Acrylic Acids Copolymer”, Iranian Polymer Journal 12(3), 211 (2003).
  24. M. Keyanpour-Rad, “Toxic Organic Pollutants from Kerosene Space Heaters In Iran,” Inhalation Toxicology, 16,155 (2004).
  25. F. Moztaradeh , M. Keyanpour, A. Rostami and R. Salarian, “the effect of the addition of ZrO2/TiO2 Nucleating agents on setting, working times and compressive strength of a glass ionomer cement” Journal of Science and Technology , B2, 28, 277 (2004).
  26. M. Keyanpour-Rad, G. Hejazi, “Fraud in Science” Journal of Science and the Future , 9, 71 (2004).
  27. A. Eftekhari, M. Kazemzad, M. Keyanpour-Rad, M. Bahrevar, “Quantitative surface analysis of plastic deformation of Pd electrodes in nanoscale” , Applied Surface Science, 242, 83 (2005).
  28. A. Eftekhari, M. Kazemzad, M. Keyanpour-Rad, “Influence of atomic –scale irregularities on fractal analysis of electrode surface”, Applied Surface Science, 239, 31 (2005).
  29. M. Keyanpour, “Synthesis and characterization of  PMMA with 4-carbazole chromophore substitution”, Journal  of  Chem and Chem  Eng, 24(2), 11-15, (2005).
  30. H. Nojehdehyan, H. Mirzadeh, S. Hesaraki, M. Keyanpour, “The effect of addition of NaHF2 on physicochemical and mechanical properties of apatite cements”, Journal of Material Science and Engineering, 2 (2), 28-36, (2005).
  31. A. Eftekhari, M. Kazemzad, M. Keyanpour-Rad, “Electropolymerization of polyaniline on plastically deformed Pd surface structure at micro and nano-scale”, Polymer Journal, 38(4), 329 (2006).
  32. F. Halek, M. Keyanpour-Rad, M.Mirmohammadi, K. Abbaspour, A. Kavousi, “Atmopheric Tail-Pipe emission from Motorcycles in Tehran-Iran,” Journal of Toxicology and Environmenatal Health, 88 (1), 1 (2006).
  33. M. Pazoki, M. Keyanpour-Rad, Sh. Shafie and Sh. Shahhoseini, “Efficiency of Penicillium Chrysogenum PTCC 5037 in Reducing Low Concentration of Chromium Hexavalent in a Chromium Electroplating Plant Wastewater”, Bioresource Technology, 98,2116, (2007).
  34. A. Eftekhari, M. Kazemzad and M. Keyanpour- Rad, “ Significant  Effect of Dopant Size on Nanosclae Fractal Structure of Polypyrrole Film,” Polymer Journal, 38(8), 781, (2006).
  35. F. Halek, G.H. Nabi, H. Ganjidoust, M. Keyanpour-Rad, M. Mirmohammadi,” Particulate Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Urban Air of Tehran”, J. Environ. Health Sci. Eng., 3, 247, (2006).
  36.  A. Efthekhari, M. Kazemzad, M. Keyanpour-Rad, " Effect of nanoscale surface defects on electropolymerization ", Surface Review and Letters, 13(6), 753 (2006).
  37. A. Eftekhari, M. Kazemzad, M. Keyanpour-Rad, " A Practical Approach for Sensing Surface Nano Structures in Electrochemical Experiments " Surface Review and Letters, 13(5), 703 (2006).
  38. E. Aghaii, M. Pasouki, M. Keyanpour-Rad, “Application of Central Composite Design for Optimization of Process Parameter”, Iranian Chemical Engineering Journal, Vol 7, (35), 34 (2008).
  39. A. Hosseinnia, M. Keyanpour-Rad, M. Kazemzad, M. Pasouki, “A Novel Approch for Preparation of Highly Crystalline Anatase TiO2 Nanopowder From the Agglomerates”, Powder Technology, 190, 390 (2009)
  40. Sk. Asl. K. Sadrnezhad, and M. Keyanpour-Rad, “Photocatalytic Decolorization of Red Dye in Aqueous ZnO-TiO2 Suspensions”, Advanced Materials Research, Vol.55, 577, (2008).
  41. F. Halek, M. Keyanpour-Rad, A. Kavosi, “Characterization and Source Apportionment of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Ambient air (Tehran, Iran)”, Environ Chem Lett, Vol.8 (1), 39 (2010).
  42. M. Keyanpour-Rad and S. Keyanpour-Rad, “Formulation and Perparation of a Novel Dust Free Fast Setting Dental Alginate Impression Material”, Iranian Journal of Materials Science and Engineering, Vol (3), 33 (2008).
  43. Z. Gholamvand, Z. Ranjbar, SH. Aboutalebi and M. Keyanpour-Rad, “Immobilization of Silver Nanoparticles on Electrospun TiO2 Embeded Activated Carbon Nanofibers and Investigation its photocatalytic and Antibacterial Properties”, Iranian Journal of Basic Medical Sciences, Vol.12(2), 106(2009).
  44. F. Halek., M. Keyanpour-Rad and A. Kavousi, “Seasonal varation in ambient PM mass and number concentrations (case study: Tehran, Iran)”, Journal of Monit Assess, 169,501-507(2010)
  45. F. Halek, M. Keyanpour-Rad, A. Pirmoradi and A. Kavousi, “GIS-Based Estimation of Urban Suspended Particulate Air Pollution Concentration”, Inter J. Environ. Res., 4(1), 161 (2010).
  46. F. Halek, M. Keyanpour-Rad, K. Abbaspour-Sani, A. Kavousi; “Dependency of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Concentration on Particle Size Distribution in Tehran Atmpsphere”,. Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry” ,Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry ,92(5),841-853(2020)
  47. F. Halek, GH. N. Bidhendi, M. Keyanpour-Rad, R. Mostofi Darbani, A. Kavousirahim; “Concentrations and Source Assessment of Some Atmospheric Trace Elements in Northwestern region of Tehran, Iran” ,Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology ,84 (2), 185 (2010)
  48. N.M. Torkaman, Y. Ganjkhanlou, M. Kazemzad, H. H. Dabaghi and M. Keyanpour-Rad, “Crystallographic parameters and electro-optical constants in ITO thin films”, Materials Characterization, 61, 362, (2010).
  49. M. Keyanpour-Rad, S. Shaghaghi, D. Ebrahimi and S. Keyanpour-Rad “Qualitative and Quantitative Characterization of Alginate-Based Dental Impression Material”, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Journal, 28(2), 57, (2010).
  50. B. N. Akhgar, M.Pazouki, M. Ranjbar, A. Hosseinnia, M. Keyanpour-Rad, “ Preparation of nanosized synthetic rutile from ilmenite concentrate”, Minerals Engineering, 23,587 (2010).
  51. A. Hosseinnia, M. Keyanpour-Rad, M. Pazouki, “Photo-catalytic degradation of organic dyes with different chromophore  by synthesized of nanosized TiO2 particles”. World Applied Sciences Journal, 8(11), 1327 (2010).
  52. M. Esmaeilpour Ganji, A.M. Bazargan, M. Keyanpour-Rad,  M.A. Bahrevar, “Morphological and optical characterization of electrospun zinc oxide nanofiber”, Functional Materials Letters, 3 (2),1 (2010).
  53. S. Parsa, M. Keyanpour-Rad,  H. Haghgoo and P. Pars, “ performance  analysis  of a solar active crop dryer equipped with transpired flat and sinusoidal air collector” Journal of Applied Mechanics Research, 2 (1), 3 (2010).
  54. A.M. Bazargan, M.Keyanpour-Rad, F. A. Hesari and M. Esmaeilpour  Ganji “A study on the microfiltration behavior     of self supporting electrospun nanofiberous membrane in water using an optical particle counter”, Desalination , 265, 148-152 (2010)
  55. A. Hosseinmardi, M. Keyanpour-Rad, “Metallic Ionic Polymer nanocomposites”, World of nano, 6(18), 42-52 (2010).
  56. H. Akbari Khorami, M. Keyanpour-Rad, M.R. Vaezi, “Synthesis of SiO2/ZnO nanofibers composite via electro spinning and investigation of effective solubility and processing parameters on the morphology of the nanofibers”. Journal of Nanocomposite Materials Research, 3 (1), 165-172 (2010).
  57. A. Hosseinmardi, M. Keyanpour-Rad and F.A. Hesari, “Impedance characteristics of electrospun Nylon-6/TiO2 nanocomposite for humidity sensor”, Key Eengineering Materials, 471-472 ,542-547(2011)
  58. S. Khamench Asl, S.K. Sadrnezhad and M. Keyanpour-Rad “the seeding effect on the microstructure and photocatalytic properties of ZnO nano powders”, Materials letters, 64 ,1935-1938(2010).
  59. S. Khameneh Asl, M. Keyanpour-Rad, S.K. Sadrnezhad,” Electrochemical synthesis of doped TNT as a nano photocatalyst for color degradation application”, Desalination and Water Treatment, 28 , 23-27(2011).
  60. H. Akabari Khorami, M. Keyanpour-Rad, M. R. Vaezi, “Synthesis of SnO2/ZnO composite nanofibers by electrospinning method and study of it,s ethanol sensing properties”, Applied Surface Science, 257(18),7988-7992 (2011)
  61. S.Ghashghaie,A.M.Bazargan,M.Esmaeilpour  Ganji,E.Marzban               rad                     ,C.Zamani, B.Raissi,M.Keyanpour-Rad , M.A.Bahrevar”An investigation on the behavior of electrospun ZnO nanofibers under the application of low frequency AC electric fields” J. Mater Sci: Mater Electron , Doi 10.1007/s10854-011-0304-2 (2011)
  62. S.Khameneh Asl,M.Keyanpour-Rad , S.K.Sadrnezhaad,R.Vaezi , “The effect of microstructure on the photocatalytic properties of TiO2 ‘, Advanced Materials Research,264-265, 1340-1345 (2011).
  63. S.Khameneh Asl , S.K.Sadrnezhaad , M.Keyanpour-Rad , D. Uner , “ Comparative Photodecalorization of red dye by anatase rutile ( TiO2) using response surface methodology “, Turk J. Chem , 35, 1-15 (2011)
  64. A.Hosseinmardi , N.Shojaee,M.Keyanpour-Rad , T.Ebadzadeh ,” A study on the photoluminescence properties of electrospray deposoited amorphous and crystalline nanostructured ZnO thin films” , Ceramics International , 2012,In press
  65. A.Hosseinnia,M.Keyanpour-Rad,”New approaches for photocatalytic reactions of low concentration arylamines in alcohol” , Research on Chemical Intermediates , 2012,In press
  66. P.Sowti Khiabani,A.Hosseinmardi,E.Marzban-Rad,S.Ghashghaie,C.Zamani,M.Keyanpour-Rad , B.Raissi ,” NO2 gas sensor fabrication through AC electrophoretic deposition from electrospun In2O3 nanoribbons”,Sensors and Actuators ( Chemistry) , 2012 , in press.
  67. F.Halek,M.Keyanpour-Rad,A.Kavousirahim ,”Parametric evaluation of indoor particulate matters in elementary schools in the central parts of Tehran “ , Indoor& Built Environment , 2012 ,In press
  68. A.Moosavi,M.H.Sarrafi,A.R.Aghaei,F.A.Hessari,M.Keyanpour-Rad,”Preparation of mesoporous ZnO/SBA-15 composite via sonochemical route “ , Journal of  Micro and Nano Letters , 2012 , In press.



  1. B.Conference papers


  1. M. Cory , D . Henry ,M. Keyanpour-Rad and E . Bueding , "Chemotherapeutic nitroheterocycles . Antischistosomal properties of nitrofurylvinyl heterocycles related to SQ18506 , Proceedings of 22th Annual meetings of the American Socity of Tropical Medicienes and Hygienes , Texas , Nov. 1973 .
  2. M. Keyanpour-Rad, F. Ghaziani, “The synthesis of metal phthalocyanines and study their efficiency in decomposing peroxide formed at the cathode of H2/O2 fuel cells at ambient temperatures”,  Presented at the 7th conference of Iranian Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Society, Isfahan, Iran,1992.
  3.  M. Keyanpour-Rad, M. Esmaeli, "Application of Organic Polymers in Ceramics" Presented at the 2nd Conference of the Iranian Ceramic Society, Tehran. 1995.
  4.  M. Keyanpour-Rad, K. Abbaspour, “Evaluation of the Capillary Action of SiO2 - Fe2O3 Tile Collectors in Solar Stills”, Presented at the  Renewable Energy Joint Conference of the Islamic Republic of Iran and Turkamanestan, Eshegh Abbad, 1993.
  5.  M. Keyanpour-Rad, F. Ghaziani, “Reduction of the Peroxide Formed at the Cathode of H2-O2 Fuel Cells with Co, Fe, Ni, Ca Phthalocyanines at Low Temperatures”, Presented at the International Conference of Solar Energy of Iran, Tehran, 1995.
  6.  M. Keyanpour-Rad,  "Alkylation and Acylation of Pyrrolylcadmium Chloride", Presented at the 7th Conference of Iranian Chemical Society, Isfahan, 1992.
  7.  M. Keyanpour-Rad, , A. Hossain-nia, F. Ghaziani, “Conductive Polymers, Polypyrroles” Pesented at the 7th Conference of Iranian Chemical and Chemical Engineering Society, Isfahan, 1992.
  8.  M. Keyanpour-Rad, "Synthesis of Chelate Sodium Iron III EHPG and Study it's Effect on Iranian Soils",  Pesented at  the 11th Iranian Chemistry and Chemical Eng. Society, Tehran, 1996.
  9.  S.Kheradpir, M. Keyanpour-Rad, "Effects of Air Pollution on Solar Energy", Pesented at  the 1st., Iranian Environmental Expert's Seminar, Tehran, 1996.
  10.  R. Salarian, M. Keyanpour-Rad, "Elementary Study and Preparation of Glass Polyalkenate Cements" Presented at the 4th Iranian Dental Society Conf., Tehran, 1997.
  11.  M. Keyanpour-Rad, R. Salarian, F. Moztarzadeh, "Synthesis of Itaconic/Acrylic Acids Copolymer by Emulsion Polymerization and Formulation of the Glass Ionomer Cement", Presented at the International Seminar on Polymer Science and Technology, 1997.
  12.  M. Keyanpour-Rad, A. Taghipour, A. Pangh, F. Bahar," Design and Fabrication of a Polymeric Electrolyte Fuel Cell as a Clean Source of Energy for Vehicle Applications" Presented at the 3rd. Iran - Turkamenistan Joint Seminar on Renewable Energy Sources, Bojnourd, 1999.
  13.  M. Keyanpour-Rad, “Design, Preparation and analysis of CO Detector tube” Presented at the 13th Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Conference. Tehran, 1998.
  14.  H. Haghgou, M. Keyanpour-Rad , F . Bahar and E . Afshari , " Study of the Economical Strategy of the Application of Solar Heating Systems in Iran " Presented at the 2nd. National Seminar on Energy, Tehran, 1999.
  15.  F. Hesari, F. Bahar,. M. Keyanpour-Rad, “Energy Recovery from Kitchen Waste" Presented at the 3rd. Iran - Turkamenistan Joint Seminar on Renewable Energy  Sources, Bojnourd, 1999.
  16.  M. Keyanpour-Rad, H.Haghgou, F. Bahar, E.Afshari, “Priorities in Energy Policy for Application of Solar Heating Systems” Presented at the 3rd. Iran, Turkamenistan Joint Seminar on Renewable Energy Sources. Bojnourd,1999.
  17.  F. Hesari, F. Bahar, M. Keyanpour-Rad, “Energy Recovery from Kitchen Waste” Presented at the International Energy Conference; GlobeEx 2000 Las Vegas,USA, July 2000.
  18. M. Keyanpour-Rad, “ A Comparative study of the efficiency of Solar Cells Powered by Metal Phthalocyanines and their Polymeric forms” Presented at the International Energy Conference; GlobeEX 2000. Las Vegas, USA, July 2000.
  19.  M. Keyanpour-Rad, H. Haghgou, F. Bahar, E. Afshari, “ Economical Evaluation of Application of  Solar Heating Systems in Iran” Presented at the International Energy Conference; GlobeEx 2000, Las Vegas, USA., July 2000.
  20. M. Keyanpour-Rad, A.Pangh, A.Taghipour, F.Bahar,“The Effect of anode gas humidification on the Effeciency of Nafion Electrolyte Fuel Cell at Moderate Temperatures”, Presented at the the first National Seminar on Fuel Cell Technology, Sharif University, 2001.
  21.  M. Keyanpour-Rad, A.Pangh, A.Taghipour, F. Bahar, “The Effect of Electrode Platinium Loading on the Efficiency of the Polymeric Fuel Cell” Presented at the First National Seminar on Batteries, Science and Technology University, Tehran, 2001.
  22.  M. Kazemzad, M.Keyanpour, A.Hossain-nia, Synthesis of bifluoride doped Polypyrrole via an electrochemical process”, Presented at the 2nd International symposium on Macro- and supramolecular Architectures and Materials (MAM-04), USA, June 2004.
  23.  M. Kazemzad , M. Keyanpour, A. Hossain nia, the “Ce3+/Ce4+ mediated electrochemical synthesis of electroconductive Polypyrrole in aqueous media”, Presented at the 2nd International symposium on Macro –and supromolecular Architectures and Materials (MAM-04), USA, June 2004.
  24.  F. Halak , M . Keyanpour , K . Abbaspour and Kavousi , Motorcycles emission and the effects on Tehran air quality , Proceedings of the third International Symposium on Air Quality Management at Urban , Regional and Global Scales , Sep . 26 , 2005 , Turkey .
  25.  A . Hosseinnia, M. Keyanpour-Rad, M. Pazouki , M. Banifatemi , Preparation of Titania Nanoparticles for Anti bacterial Applications , Proceedings of Iran – India Joint Conf. on Technology Nano, Tehran , April 2008 .
  26. M . Keyanpour – Rad , S . Keyanpour –Rad , Nanofilled Resin Modified Photocurable Glass Ionomer Dental Lining Cement , Proceedings of Iran – India Joint Conf. on Nano—Technology , Tehran , April 2008
  27.  S. Khameneh Asl, K. Sadrnezhad, M. Keyanpour-Rad, Photocatalytic Decolorization of Red Dye in aqueous doped-TiO2 Suspensions, Proceedings of International Catalysis Conference- ICC, Tehran, 2008.
  28.  S. Khameneh Asl, K. Sadrnezhad, M. Keyanpour-Rad, Photocatalytic Decolorization of Red Dye in Aqueous ZnO-TiO2 Suspensions, Proceedings of Smartmat-‘0.8 and IWOFM-2 International Conference, Thail and, 2008.
  29.  Khameneh Asl, K. Sadrnezhad, M. Keyanpour-Rad, The Effect of TiO2 Microstructure on Photocatalytic Degradation of Dye in Water, National Conf. on Fuel, Energy and Environment, Materials and Energy Research Center, Iran, 2008.
  30.  H. Hosseinnia, M. Pasouki, M. Kazemzad and M. Keyanpour-Rad Modification in Synthesis of Anatase Titanium Oxide and Comparison of the Synthesis Methods, Nanotechnology and its Applications, First Sharjah International Conference, 2007.
  31.  M. Ahmadifard, M. Keyanpour-Rad, Direct Preparation of Epoxy-Silica Nanocomposite from Nanopscale Colloidal Silica, 2nd International Congress on Nanoscience and Nanotechanology, Tabriz, Iran, 28-30 October 2008.
  32.  S.H. Aboutalebi, Z. Gholamvand, M. Keyanpour-Rad, F. Hesari, Characterization of Electrospun Fibers Derived Carbon Nanofibers, Presented at national nanochemistry Conference, Islamic Azad University of Ghods, Shahreyar, Winter 2009.
  33.  M. Ahmadifard, M. Keyanpour-Rad, Direct Preparation of highly loaded nanosilica-epoxy nanocomposite with enhanced mechanical and thermal properties, presented at the First International Conference on Multifunctional Hybrid and Nanomaterials, Tours, France, 15-19 March 2009.
  34.  H. Zarei, A. Yozbashi, M. Keyanpour-Rad, Comparison of Thermal and Dilution Methods for Decomposing Nickel-Ammonia Complex in the Synthesis of Nano Nickel Hydroxide, Presented at the 7th Iranian Ceramics Congress, Shiraz, Iran, May 2, 2009.
  35.  S.R. Mahmoudi, Z. Gholamvand, S.H. Aboutalebi, A. M. Bazargan, B. Raeesi, A. Marzban, M. Keyanpour-Rad, Precipitation of Carbon Nanofibers for Study its Electrical Properties in a Alternative Electrical Field, Presented at the 7th Iranian Ceramics Congress, , Shiraz, Iran, May 2, 2009.
  36.  S. K. Asl, M. Keyanpour-Rad, S. Sadrnezhaad, Preparation of Titanium and Zinc Oxide Powder Nanotubes Via Chemical Methods and Study Their Photocalytical Properties by the Blue Dye, Presented at the 7th Iranian Ceramics Congress, Shiraz, Iran, May 2, 2009.
  37.  M. Esmail Poorganj, A.M. Bazargan, M. Keyanpour-Rad, M.A. Bahrevar, Preparation of Zinc Oxide Nanofibers Via Electrospinning Method, Presented at the 7th Iranian Ceramics Congress, Shiraz, Iran, May 2, 2009.
  38.  Z. Gholamvand, S. H. Aboutalebi, A.M. Bazargan and M. Keyanpour-Rad, Preparation of Carbon Nanofibers from Nano-Fibers of Polyacrylonitrile by Electrospinning and Study its Structural Properties, presented at the 7th Iranian Ceramics Congress, Shiraz, Iran, May 2, 2009.
  39.  S. H. Aboutalebi, Z. Gholamvand, M. Keyanpourr-Rad, F. Hesari, Study the Effects of Thermal Treatment on Conversion of Polyacrylonitrile Nano-Fibers to Carbon Nano-Fibers Via Electrospinning, Presented at Azad Islamic University Nano Materials and Nanotechnology Conference, Isfahan, Iran, May 1, 2009.
  40.  H. Zareei, A. Yozbashi, M. Keyanpour-Rad, Synthesis of Nickel Hydroxide Nanoparticles Via Direct Precipitation and Complex-Precipitation Method and Comparsion of the Size and Shape of the Particles, Presented at Azad Islamic University Nano Materials and Nanotechnology Conference, May 1, 2009, Iran.
  41.  M. Esmail Poorganji, A.M. Bazargan, M. Keyanpour-Rad, M.A. Bahrevar, Study the Solubility Parameters in the Preparation of Zinc Oxide, Nano-Particles Via Electrospinning, Presented at Azad Islamic University Nano-Materials and Nanotechnology Conference, Iran, , May1, 2009.
  42.  Z. Gholamvand, S.H. Aboutalebi, M. Keyanpour-Rad, M. HosseinGholi, Preparation of Self-Cleaning Carbon-Nanofiber Filter Via Thermal Treatment of Polyacrylonitrile Nano Fibers made by Electrospinning, Presented at Azad Islamic University Nano-Materials and Nanotechn ology Conference, Iran, May 1, 2009.
  43.  M. Keyanpour-Rad, M. Kazemzad, K. Karimian, Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Formaldehyde by Silver Modified Polythiophene Electordes, presentad at the 5th Electrochemistry Seminar of Iran, Tehran, May 7-8, 2009.
  44.  S. H. Aboutalebi, Z.Gholamvand and M. Keyanpour-Rad, Electrospinning of continuous carbon  nanofiber-Filled composite fibers, prasentad at the 2nd International conference on Ultrafire Grained and Nanostructured Materials (VFGNSMOQ) hold from Nov.14 - 15,2009,  University of Tehrna , Iran.
  45.  Z. Gholamvand, S.H. Aboutalebi and M. Keyanpour-Rad, Photocatalytic oxidation of volatile organic compounds over electrospun activated TiO2/carbon nanofiber composite. Presented at the 2nd International conference on Ultrafine Grained and Nanostructured Materials (UF GNSM09) held from Nov.14 – 15,2009, University of Tehran, Iran.
  46.  M. Esmailpour Gangi, A.M. Bazargan, M. Keyanpour-Rad and M.A. Bahrevar, ‘Preparatioan and optical characterization of electrospun zinc oxide nanofibers”, Presented at the 1st National Conference on optics and Laser Engineering, 20-21 May 2009, Malek Ashtar University, Esphahan, Iran.
  47.  S. Khameneh Asl, M. Keyanpour-Rad, Sadrnezhad, M. R. Vaezi and H. Tohidi,”The effect of microstructure on the photocatalytic properties of TiO2, Presented at the Internatioanl Conference on Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies (AMPT 09), International Islamic University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Oct. 2009.
  48.  S. Khameneh Asl. M. Keyanpour-Rad, S.K. Sadrnezhad, “Controlling photocatalytic degradation of titania through microstructure to treat waste waters,” prsented at the First International conference on Advances in Wastewaty Treatment and Reuse, , University . Tehran, Iran, 10-12 Nov. 2009.
  49.  A. Bazargan, M. Keyanpour-Rad, K. Falamaki and F. Hesari, Effect of voltage on current and density of loading jet in preparation of PAN nanofiber via electro spinning, presented at the seminar of application of nano and bio technologies in knitting industry, May 2009, Tehran. Iran.
  50. F. S. Torknik, A. Maghsoudipour and M. keyanpour-Rad, “Ceria as a promising material for SOFC”, Presented at the 3rd  fuel cell seminar of Iran, Oct 28-29, 2009, Iran.
  51. F.S. Torknik, A . Maghsoudipour and M. Keyanpur-Rad, “Ni/GDC cermet as an anode for solid oxide fuel-Cell at moder ate temperature "    presented at the 4th fuel cell seminar of Iran, 24-25 Nov. 2010, Tehran.
  52. A. Hosseinmardi, M. Keyanpour-Rad, F. Hesasri Alikhani, F. Goudarzi, “Fabrication of a novel Humidity sensor based on Nylon-6 Elecrospun nanofibers, “presented at the  3rd  International congress on nano science and nano technology (ICNN 2010), 9-11 Nov. 2010, Shiraz, Iran.
  53. F. S. Torkink, A. Maghsoudipour, M. Keyanpour-Ra, “Application of doped ceria in solid oxide fuel cells at moderate temperatures”,  presented at the 4th Iranian Fuel Cell seminar, Nov. 24, 25, 2010, Tehran.
  54. H. Akbari, M. Keypour-Rad and M. R. Vaezi, “synthesis of poly Pyrrole/SnO2-Zno nanocable Via polymerization of pyrrole on electrospun SnO2-ZnO nanofibers composite, “presented at the 8th nanotechnology conference, Mashhad, Iran (2010).
  55. S.Khameneh Asl,M.Keyanpour-Rad , S.K.Sadrnezhaad ,M.Vaezi ,”Effect of the synthesis method on structure and photocatalytic behavior 0f ZnO nanopowder “ , presented at the 8th ceramics conference , Tehran ,2011
  56. A. Hosseinmardi,N.Shojaii , M. Keyanpour-Rad “Synthesis of ZnO thin film via electrospray precipitation method and study it,s photoluminance properties”,Presented at the 8th ceramics conference , Tehran , 2011.
  57. A. Tavakoli , M.Keyanpour-Rad , “effect of different counter anions on anti corrosion properties of electropolymerized polypyrrole in simulated body fluid”, Presented at the EUPOC Conference , 20 May-3June 2011 , Gargnano , Italy.
  58. A. Tavakoli , M.Keyanpour-Rad ,”Effect of different electrolytes on morphology of conductive biopolymer , polypyrrole nanostructure prepared via electropolymerization on steel layer “, Presented at the 1st national nanotechnology conference , Damghan, 2011.
  59. A.Tavakoli , M.Keyanpour ,”Study anticorrosion properties of nanostructured polypyrrole coating on steel layer made by electropolymerization method” ,Presented at the 1st national nanotechnology conference , Damghan , 2011.
  60. F.Barandeh Fard , M. Keyanpour-Rad , A. Hosseinnia ,” Wet chemical precipitation method of synthesis of hydroxyapatite and fluoroapatite nanoparticles for dental glass ionomer cements “ presented at the 3rd international conference on Ultrafine Grained and nanostructured materials , University of Tehran , Nov.2011.
  61. R. Ghelich , M. Keyanpour-Rad , A. Yuzbashi , “Novel preparation of NiO-Ce0.8Gd0.2O2- composite nanofibers for potential applications as the anode material for SOFC “ , presented at the 3rd international conference on ultrafine grained  and nanostructured materials , University of Tehran , Nov. 2011.
  62. A. Hossinmardi , A.Parvaneh , M. Keyanpour-Rad , F. Hessari ,” Formation and morphology study of the nickel/cobalt oxide and NICO2O4 spinel nanofibers prepared by electrospinning method “ , presented at the 3rd international conference on ultrafine grained and nanostructured materials , University of Tehran , Nov.2011


  1. Published Books


1-  Author of the book, "Precious Metals", M.E.R.C. Publishing Center, Iran,1988 .
2- Translator of the book, "Chemical Principals, Vol. 1", Masterton and Slowinski, University Publishing Center, 1992 .
3- Translator of the book, "Chemical Principals, Vol. 2, “Masterton and Slowinski”,.University Publishing Center 2003.
4- Translator of the book, "College Chemistry", Scheum's Outline Series, Amir Kabir Publisher , 2003.
5- Author of the book, "NMR Spectroscopy", Sharif University Publisher, 1998.
6- Translator of the book " Air Pollution" University Publishing Center,1992.
7- Author of the book " Ceramics Encyclopedia", Azad University Publisher, Tehran 1999 .


  1. American Chemical Society
  2. Iranian Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Society
  3. Iranian Solar Energy Society
  4. Iranian Polymer Society
  5. Iranian Chemical Engineering Society
  6. American Electrochemical Society.
  7. Editorial member of International Journal of Engineering
  8. Editorial member of Iranian Journal of Materials Science and Engineering .



  1. Distinguished  chemist of the year 1972 (Stanford Research Institute , SRI, Menlo Park, California,USA)
  2. Distinguished faculty member of the Materials and Energy Research Center, 1992
  3. Distinguished professor of Iranian universities and research centers, 1999.


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