ABBAS MALEKI is Associate Professor of Energy Policy in Department of Energy Engineering at Sharif University of Technology, and Vice President of Sharif University for Cultural and International Affairs. He was senior researcher at Belfere Center for Sciences and International Affairs of Harvard Kennedy School from 2005 to 2007, the Robert E. Wilhelm Fellow at Center for International Studies, MIT, at 2011-12.He was also Deputy for International Studies at Center for Strategic Studies, Iran’s Expediency Council from 2013 to 2014. He is Chairman of International Institute for Caspian Studies. He has several publications on energy policy, energy security, public policy, Iran’s foreign policy, Iran’s Islamic Revolution,Central Asia, Transcaucasia, and Caspian Sea. He was the member of Network of Global Agenda Councils of World Economic Forum (Davos) for 2011-12. He was Deputy Foreign Minister of Iran from 1980 to 1997, and one of the members of negotiating team for ending Iran-Iraq War at 1987 to 1992. His public policy activities are focused on Science and Public policy at the Sharif Research Center for Scientific, Technological, and industrial Policy Making.
His recent books and articles:
–U.S. – Iran Misperceptions: A Dialogue; New York: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014 (with John Tirman)
– Energy Policy; Tehran: Nashre Ney, 2014
–Future Studies and Energy; Tehran: Sharif University Press, 2013
– Iran’s Islamic Revolution: Performances, Vulnerabilities, and Opportunities, Tehran: Sharif University of Technology Publishing Company, 2010
– Reading in Iran Foreign Policy after September 11; New York: Surge Book, 2008 (with Kaveh Afrasiabi)
– “Iran’s Nuclear File: Recommendations for the Future”; Daedalus; American Academy of Arts and Sciences; MIT Press; Volume 139, No. 1 (Winter 2010), Pp. 105-16.