Iran says it halted scientist death plots

TEHRAN, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Iran foiled some assassination plots against its nuclear scientists, the head of the country's Atomic Energy Organization said.
Alleged spy executed for killing Iranian scientist

Alleged spy executed for killing Iranian scientist

TEHRAN, May 15 (UPI) -- Iran says an Israeli intelligence agent was executed for the assassination of a nuclear scientist.
Tehran: Assassination work of 'Zionists'

Tehran: Assassination work of 'Zionists'

TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- The assassination of an Iranian nuclear scientist in Tehran was the work of the Zionist enemies of the Islamic republic, a security official said.
Iran: Mossad had role in assassination

Iran: Mossad had role in assassination

TEHRAN, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- A suspect in the 2010 killing of an Iranian nuclear physicist told a court in Tehran he received support from Israeli intelligence, state media claims.

West behind latest attacks, Iran says

TEHRAN, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Iran is pursuing legal measures against Western adversaries for their suspected role in the assassination of a nuclear scientist, an Iranian official said.

Hezbollah behind slaying of Iranian prof?

LONDON, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Hezbollah forces in Iran assassinated Iranian physics Professor Massoud Ali Mohammadi using a remote-controlled bomb, an Iranian opposition group claimed.
CIA, Mossad behind slaying, Iran says

CIA, Mossad behind slaying, Iran says

TEHRAN, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Iran received information this week that American and Israeli intelligence operatives were plotting attacks in the country, Iranian officials said Wednesday.
Assassination in Iran shrouded in mystery

Assassination in Iran shrouded in mystery

TEHRAN, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Iranian authorities were quick to come out with claims that U.S. and Israeli players were behind the assassination of a Tehran University professor Tuesday.

Iran bombing

BAGHDAD, Iran, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- An Iranian college professor was killed Tuesday in a vehicle bombing that Tehran blamed on the United States and Israel.
By United Press International
Blast kills Iranian nuclear scientist

Blast kills Iranian nuclear scientist

TEHRAN, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- A remotely controlled bomb detonated in Tehran Tuesday, killing an Iranian nuclear physicist, police said.
Massoud Ali Mohammadi
Iranian mourners carry the flag-covered body of professor Massoud Ali Mohammadi during his funeral on January 14, 2010 in Tehran, Iran. The 50-year-old Ali Mohammadi was killed by a bomb near his home in a north Tehran district. UPI/Maryam Rahmanian

Masoud Alimohammadi (Persian: مسعود علی‌محمدی) (August 24, 1959 – 12 January 2010) was an Iranian quantum field theorist and elementary-particle physicist and a distinguished professor of elementary particle physics at Department of Physics of University of Tehran. He was assassinated on the morning of 12 January 2010 (some minutes before 8 o'clock, local time) in front of his home in Tehran, while leaving for university. His burial is arranged at Emamzādeh Ali-Akbar Chizar in Tehran for Thursday 14 January 2010.

Professor Alimohamadi was the first PhD graduate student in physics of the Sharif University of Technology. He published some 53 research articles in peer-reviewed academic journals and wrote and translated several physics textbooks, including Modern Quantum Mechanics, revised edition, by J. J. Sakurai, which he translated from English into Persian in collaboration with Hamidreza Moshfegh.

He entered Shiraz University in 1978 where he obtained his BSc in 1985. He subsequently moved to the Sharif University of Technology in Tehran, to study for his MSc in Physics. In 1988 he began with his PhD studies at this University as one of its first PhD students in physics. He obtained his PhD there in 1992.

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