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Mohammad Hassan Ganji
11 June 1912|
|Died||19 July 2012
|Resting place||Ganji Park|
|Alma mater||Tarbiat Moallem University
Victoria University of Manchester
|Awards||2001 IMO Prize|
|Institutions||University of Tehran|
|Doctoral advisor||Samuel Van Valkenburg|
|Other academic advisors||Herbert John Fleure|
He completed his studies in Tehran and continued to study geography in England and the United States. He next began to teach at the University of Tehran and was the first who began to teach modern geography at universities. Ganji established the Iran Meteorological Organization in 1955 and ran the organization for several years. . He is considered to be the father of modern geography in Iran.
Ganji established the Iran Meteorological Organization in 1955 and served as the head of Iran's Department General of Meteorology from 1956 to 1968.
He has written over 130 articles in Persian and English and has trained many scholars and masters of geography over the years.
- Winner of the IMO Prize 2001 Professor M.H. Ganji (Iran)
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