Vice President for Research and Technology

Dr. Gholamhossein Grivani served as Vice President for Research and Technology.

Dr. Gholamhossein Grivani is currently serving as the Vice President for Research and Technology (VPRT). He provides primary leadership in research policy, planning, and administration, including relations between the university and industry, research compliance, research communications, and research support for the university. 

His administrative portfolio includes vice presidency of  education and postgraduate studies, dean of school of chemistry and executive secretary of recruiting faculty members. He also is currently in chair of work group for the task of reviewing the general competence of recruiting faculty members.

The VPRT Office provides research-related offices, including Research Affairs Office, University-Industry Relations Office and  also Center for Information Technology and Cyberspace. The Office motivates and brings together its research expertise to extend the frontiers of knowledge within and beyond existing research disciplines to contribute to the solutions to real world problems and critical global challenges.

Gholamhossein Grivani received his undergraduate degree from University of Mazandaran, Babolsar, Iran (1992) in Chemistry, and his M.S. (1995) from Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran and Ph.D. (2005) degrees from the Isfahan University, Isfahan, Iran in Inorganic Chemistry. On January 1, 2017, he was appointed as the Vice President for Research and Technology at Damghan University.

His research area lies in the field of synthesis and characterization of the Schiff base ligands and their V, Cu, Ni, Zn, Mo and Hgcomplexes and investigation of the structural features of them. In addition his group investigates the catalytic activity of the synthesized complexes as homogeneous catalysts in oxidation reaction such as epoxidation, oxidation of sufides and other organic substrates as well as immobilization of the synthesized complexes on the inorganic and organic supports as heterogeneous catalysts. they also investigate the thermal decomposition of the synthesized complexes in order to prepare nano metal-oxides particles. Recently they started to synthesis of the Schiff base ligands and their metal complexes containing ionic liquid functionalities, synthesis of Schiff base polymers, and their complexes, coordination polymers as well as the nano-magnet supports.  

Dr. Gholamhossein Grivani

Vice President for Research and Tecnology, Damghan University

Damghan University has a very clear focus and sees research as one of the key elements in its strategy to become a leading university in the region.

Gholamhossein Grivani, Vice President for Research and Technology


Dr. Javad Ghasemian

chairman of international and scientific cooperation office

Damghan University

Building No.1 Damghan, Iran

Duties and Responsobilities

In line with the macro- strategies released by the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, this department aims to perform the following duties:

  • Formulating and following research policies
  • Fostering, managing and monitoring research activities
  • Developing research potentials
  • Promoting the national and international ranking of the University
  • Providing scientific and technical guidelines for the development of research and technology
  • Proposing and preparing different research bylaws
  • Establishing academic links with universities inside and outside the country
  • Holding scientific conferences