Ceremony in memory of Morteza Anvari

A ceremony in memory of Morteza Anvari, the founding chairman of the Department of Mathematics of Sharif University of Technology, was held on 13 December 2010. He passed away on 30 November at age 79. The event was attended by Sharif alumni and faculty as well as the alumni of the College of Computer Science also founded by the late Morteza Anvari. Several speakers spoke about Anvari’s role in the development of higher education in Iran in 1970’s, his vision of the upcoming role of computers and his devotion to the welfare of students and colleagues.