- 2019 September 21
Faculties & departments
Board of trusts
Advisors for the Office
Planning and Monitoring Office
M. A. Lotfollahi Yaghin
Chancellor of the University
Prof. Lotfollahi is the professor of offshore structures in Civil Engineering Faculty at the University of Tabriz. He earned a PhD in offshore structures from Heriot-Watt University, UK and Master in structural engineering and Bachelor of Civil Engineering from the University of Tabriz and Isfahan University of Technology in Iran, respectively.
Before joining the University of Tabriz, Dr. Lotfollahi has been affiliated to Urmia University since 1990 to 2005.
At Urmia University, he has been the vice-dean in research and postgraduate affaires at the Faculty of Engineering from 1997-1998, vice-dean in educational affairs again at the Engineering Faculty since January 1998-August 1998, vice chancellor in educational affairs since 1998-2002 and the head of Civil Engineering Department from 2002-2005. Later, he joined to the University of Tabriz where he served as the head of Civil Engineering Department from 2009-2013. Besides, he was advising the social affairs office of the Civil Engineering Faculty since 2007-2013. He is the board member and reviewer of some prestigious national and international journals. Currently, he is the member of selectee committee for the Civil Engineering Faculty, specialized committee for the Civil and Mechanical Engineering Faculties and the member of audit board at the University of Tabriz He has been the chancellor for the University of Maragheh since June, 2015; Where he serves also as the teaching and research affiliate to the Department of Civil Engineering.
Dr. Lotfollahi for four times has been the Research Excellence Awardee at the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Tabriz in 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2014, as well as has been the winner of Research Excellence award for the joint Engineering Departments and Faculties at the University of Tabriz during the years 2012 and 2014.