Global Strategies

The landscape of Iranian Universities is changing rapidly, and we at K. N. Toosi University of Technology are maneuvering to capture more international limelight. The aims for our global strategic movement is toward qualitative evolvement of the academic and research outcomes, and promoting more international contribution toward a more and peaceful world and a better place to live.

Prominent International Programs

K. N. Toosi University of Technology as one the top technical universities in Iran, has been enjoyed and is experiencing a variety of joint international academic programs.

Joint Publication Distribution

With our global partners in the last five years
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2015

Prominent Research

At KNTU, pushing the boundaries of knowledge and development of Technology is our joyful passion.

Research flourishes in our eleven faculties and dozens of centers, labs, and programs that convene experts across disciplines to explore new intellectual frontiers. Our aim is to bring diverse talents and continuous hard work to work on essential challenges of the human life. Our on-campus research capabilities are enhanced through active research relationships with industry, and a wide range of global collaborations. Some of such world-class research groups may be visited by:

Programs and Degrees:

Peptide Chemistry Research

Core research Areas:

  1. Synthesis of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) of peptides
  2. Designing Novel Biologically Active Peptides and Investigation of Their Activities
  3. Amino Acids in Novel Multicomponent Reactions
  4. Synthesis of Structurally Modified Peptides
  5. Synthesis of Cyclopeptides, and Pseudopeptides and Their Potential for Further Reactions
  6. Designing of Novel Metal Catalyzed Cyclization Reactions

RS and GIS Research

Remote sensing Research Center

Remote sensing research center was established in 2009 at the Geodesy and Geomatics Faculty with the support of the Iranian Space Agency (ISA). This center consists of three research departments namely System design and image processing, IT and management of remotely sensed data and Applications of remote sensing. The departments cover various domains in airborne and space borne remote sensing. One of major accomplishment of this research center is Development of National deformation monitoring system. Core Research areas in GIS include:

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  • Location/ allocation analysis for multiple facilities and applications
  • Developed GIS for Disaster management
  • Design and Implementation of mobile web GIS and LBS for different applications
  • Preparation of standards for spatial information in national and ministries levels
  • Regional and urban land use planning
  • Design and development of spatial decision support systems and models for different applications
  • Applications of computational intelligence methods in GIS
  • Developing Spatial Information Infrastructure (SDI) in different levels
  • Developing Ubiquitous GIS
  • Developing cadastral and land information systems

Core Research areas in remote sensing include:

  • Analyzing and exploiting Hyperspectral Images
  • Analyzing and exploiting aerial and space laser scan data
  • Analyzing and exploiting remote sensing microwave data
  • Application of remote sensing applications in agriculture, natural resources, oceanography, meteorology, geology, hydrology, dust, forest fire and urban planning
  • Design and Implementation of a national spectral library
  • Radar deformation monitoring

Robotics & Process Automation Research

Advanced Robotics and Automated Systems (ARAS)

ARAS Research group was originated in 1997 and is proud of its 20+ years of brilliant background, and its contributions to the advancement of academic education and research in the field of Robotics. ARAS outcomes are well represented by the industrial engineers, researchers, and scientific figures graduated from this group faculty, and numerous industrial and R&D projects being conducted in this group. The current industrial and R&D projects include:

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Advanced Process Automation and Control (APAC)

The APAC research group was established in 2007 with the vision of conducting researches on theory and application of advanced control and automation systems. APAC team succeeded on opening up new horizons on control theories as well as conducting several industrial projects. Some of these projects are as follows:

  • Advanced process control
  • Condition monitoring
  • Mechatronics systems
  • Researches on control theories
  • APAC Lab Complex


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Address: Office of Vice-Chancellor for Global Strategies and International Affairs,

470 Mirdamad Ave. west, Tehran, Iran

Postal Code: 19697-64499

Tel: +98-21-8888-1003, +98-21-8406-4240

Fax: +98-21-8406-4244

P. O. Box: 15875-4416