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Mohammad Javad Larijani
Mohammad Javad Ardashir Larijani (Persian: محمد جواد اردشیر لاریجانی) is an Iranian politician and mathematician. He is currently the Director of Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics in Tehran. Previously, he has been a Majlis representative and the director of Majlis Research Center
While not wearing the Islamic clerics uniform anymore, Larijani, raised in a religious family, graduated from a hawza before starting his higher education in Electrical Engineering in Sharif University of Technology, wearing the uniform for the full four years. He later continued his studies outside Iran, receiving a Ph.D. in Mathematical Logic from the University of California, Berkeley.
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