The first Startup Weekend will be held at Damghan University on 20-22 October. The event starts on Wednesday evening when participants pitch ideas. They then form teams around the top ideas and spend the rest of the weekend validating and building their ideas, aided by mentors. On Friday evening, teams come together and pitch their newly-launched company to a panel of judges. The event is aided by Damghan University.
According to the latest list released by Iran Science Elites Federation (ISEF), the following faculty members from Damghan University are among the top 50 pioneers of science in Iran in 2018.
- Behnam Pourhassan, Assistant Professor of Physics
- Hadi Shafaei Moghaddam, Assistant Professor of Geology
The list including 70 faculty members from Iranian universities nationwide is published annually.