Mansour Ghorbani

Geology, Petrology, Metallogeny, Stratigraphy

Mansour Ghorbani


Mansour Ghorbani



1994-1999, Ph.D. in Petrology and Metallogeny, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran.

1989-1991, M.Sc. in Petrology, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran.

1983-1989, B.Sc. in Chemistry, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran.

1984-1988, B.Sc. in Geology, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran.


Work Experience:

1999-, Associate Professor at Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran.

2002-, Managing director of Pars Geological Research Center (Arian Zamin), Tehran, Iran.

1991-1995, Editor of Economic Geology and Metallogeny group in “Treatise on the Geology of Iran” at Geological Survey of Iran.

120 technical and scientific reports in geosciences and natural resources.

Co-compiler of the metallogenic map of the Middle East.

Compilation of the distribution of Gemstones in the Middle East, Published by Geological Survey of Iran.

Operational manager of 20 exploration and geological projects.

The Vice-president of the Exploration Committee, Iran Mine House

The Vice-president of the Gemstones Committee, Iran Mine House

The president of the Geological Society of Iran

The member of the National Committee of Stratigraphy


38 books in various areas of Geology such as Economic Geology, Mineral deposits, Geology and Metallogeny in Iran and Iranology.


1- 48 Geological Scientific-Research papers of Iran.

2- 180 scientific papers for seminars and congresses, nationally and internationally and promotional magazines. 


Research Work:

Reports: More than 120 technical-scientific reports in earth sciences and natural resources.

Maps: Compilation of 4 national and regional geological mining maps.

Projects: Supervising 20 projects in exploration and geology

Research Project: Supervising 7 research projects


Fields of Interest:

1- Pioneering foundational study on the industrial application of Iranian natural resources and its presentation internationally.

2- Studying the geology of Iran’s neighboring countries.

3- Research on the role of natural resources in changing the past, present and future history of Iran.

4- Iranology


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