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AIAA

AIAA revers its Restrictions against Iranian Members To: Hojabri The Board has suspended implementation of the embargoed nations policy that they approved on 11 May. They will formally reconsider the policy at their 1 September meeting. Consequently, we have reinstated all of the manuscripts that were withdrawn in May and have notified the authors accordingly.

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American Concrete Institue (ACI)

The Scientist, DAILY NEWS October 4, 2005 US societies reverse rules on Iranians One permanently ends its ban on Iranian authors, another installs a new one for students By John Miller Two American academic societies have reversed their policies toward Iranian scientists. One, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), has decided to no longer prohibit Iranian authors

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ACS

ACS Campaign Hojabri’s Radio Interview with Homa Sarshar Regarding ACS Campaign:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=YHpm6QAXtjs __________________________________________________________________________________________________ In  April 16 ACS  dropped  its Iranian members and announced that it will reinstate them only if its license application is approved by the Treasury Department (OFAC): http://pubs.acs.org/cen/news/85/i17/8517news1.html Latest News  April 16, 2007 ACS News ACS Moves To Reinstate Iranian Members Society

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Original letter to IEEE

The original Letter  that I sent as president of SUTA to IEEE giving in details why the IEEE decision to impose restrictions on its Iranian members is wrong and unlawful. SHARIF UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY ASSOCIATION P.O.BOX 12391, LA JOLLA, CA 92039 August 6, 2003 Professor Michael Adler, IEEE President (president@ieee.org) Professor Arthur W. Winston, IEEE President-Elect Professor Raymond D.

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Dr. Lightner’s Trip to Iran

Visiting Faculty of Engineering of the University of Tehran Dr. Lightner, Hadi Fatemi, Fredun Hojabri, Dr. Jabedar (Dean of Engineering Faculty) Members of IEEE Student Chapter After Shiraz conference Dr. Lightner remained for two day inTehran, as gust ofTehranUniversity. This gave Dr. Lightner the opportunity to visit, in addition toShirazUniversity, also the Tehran University & Sharif University

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LinkedIn

In 2010, while the US Government and the State Department were insisting on free access of Internet for contact between people, linkedin based on wrong interpretation of Sanction law, like US professional organizations before, removed the list of Iranian scools from its site, so that Iranian professionals could not use it to show their affiliation.

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Victory for Iranian Students in Holland

Science Magazine reports in its latest edition that a court in The Hague has dealt a blow to the Dutch government’s controversial policy, enacted in 2008, to ban Iranian-born students and scientists from certain master’s degrees and from nuclear research facilities in the Netherlands: http://blogs.sciencemag.org/scienceinsider/2010/02/court-rebukes-d.html The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences has joined