The Iranian Research Organization for Science and Technology (IROST) invites all the researchers, inventors, innovators from all over the world to participate in the Khwarizmi International Award (KIA).

The KIA is held annaually in memory of Abu Jafar Mohammad Ibn Mousa Khwarizmi, the Iranian Muslim mathematician and astronomer. The purpose of this prestigious is to recognize and honor outstanding scientific achievements and excellent research contributions by scientists in the fields of Engineering including Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical and Civil Engineering, Materials Sciences, Information Technology, Aerospace, Medical Sciences, Basic Sciences, Renewable Energy, Agriculture, Biotechnology and Nanotechnology.

The research works should fall into one of the following categories: Invention, Innovation, Applied Research, Fundamental Research, and Development Research.

Candidates are online casino invited to consult the KIA website: and submit their application before the 31st October, 2010.

  • Online application is possible
  • Electronic submissions should be sent to:
  • CD format and hardcopy applications to:

Khwarizmi International Award (KIA)

No.27, Shahid Mosavi St., Enghelab Ave., P. O. Box: 15815-3538
Tehran 1581944734, Islamic Republic of Iran –

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Tel/Fax: ( 98 21) 88 82 50 99 – ( 98 21) 88 83 83 41