Sharif University of Technology is a research powerhouse. Over the years, we have always shone in the world’s ranking systems as a prestigious research university in diverse fields. We have the most prolific researchers, enthusiastic academics, and the highest caliber faculty and students.

Research Institutes

Research Centers

To Set the scene for our researchers to shine and improve lives around the world with their discoveries, SUT provides leading research centers:
Advanced Information & Communications Technology Center (AICT)
Bio Engineering and Health Systems Research Center (BEHSRC)
Center for Technology Studies (CTS)
Marine Engineering Research Center (MERC)
Power Grid Management and Control Research Center (PGMCRC)
Water & Energy Research Center (WERC)

Centers of Excellence

The Sharif University of Technology Centers of Excellence zero in on creating a highly innovative and potentially transformational research atmosphere begetting international standing and a significant advancement of capabilities and knowledge. Our academics in these centers draw on collaborative approaches to address the most challenging and significant research problems. 
– Center of Excellence in Aerospace Systems (CEAS)
– Center of Excellence in Bioprocess Technology (Biotechnology)
– Center of Excellence in Discrete Structures and Computing (CEDSC)
– Center of Excellence in Multi-Access Communication Systems (CEMACS)
– Center of Excellence in Nanostructures (COE)
– Center of Excellence in Structures and Earthquake Engineering (CESEE)
– Center of Excellence in Energy Conversion (CEEC) 
– Center of Excellence in Information Security and Cryptography
– Center of Excellence in Design, Robotics, and Automation (CEDRA) 
– Center of Excellence in Computer Systems and Condensed Matter (CSCM) 
– Center of Excellence in Power System Management and Control (CEPSMC)
– Center of Excellence in Hydrodynamics and Dynamics of Marine Vehicles (MERC)

Sharif Incubator

Sharif Incubator was established in 2003. This center provides settlement space and offices in the vicinity of the Sharif University of Technology for the new companies arising from Sharif University and a variety of educational, consulting, advertising, marketing, and networking services to help start-up businesses grow in order to reduce the process of product commercialization, risks and costs.

So far, 330 technology units have benefited from the services of the development center, and more than 64 start-up companies are currently located in the development center and its specialized sites. The total space of the development center in 2019 is more than 5,000 square meters, including 9 buildings and three specialized branches. More than 40 companies are based at the knowledge-based or creative development center.


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Central Library

The Central Library of the university is in charge of supplying and providing information in science and technology to support lectures and research undertaken at the various departments...
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