The department of Chemical Engineering at Amirkabir University of Technology is one of the oldest institutes for teaching chemical engineering in the country. It was founded in 1958, making it one of the first departments established in the university. The department began to offer Master’s and Ph.D. programs in 1975 and 1986, respectively. In fact, the first Ph.D graduate in chemical engineering in Iran graduated from the Chemical Engineering Department at Amirkabir University of Technology. Many AUT alumni are now faculty members of chemical engineering in different universities or senior executives of industrial companies