Department of Agricultural Mechanization Engineering

The department commenced its activity in September 2008 with the admission of undergraduate students. The department of Agricultural Mechanization Engineering has seven academic members in the fields of Agricultural Mechanization and Mechanics of Agricultural Machinery Engineering. The department offers undergraduate degree programs in the fields of management and analysis of agricultural systems, postharvest technologies, energy and recycling, and waste management.


Scientific and Executive Background of the Department

  • Erasmus+ ICM European Union funding for Higher
  • Education International Collaboration in the field of waste management.
  • Manufacturing rice and fruit dryers
  • Planning and conducting specialized workshops on agricultural mechanization, rice quality control and rice processing factories.
  • Testing and evaluation of agricultural machines and equipment.
  • Developing an entrepreneurial education department plan for the first time at the University of Guilan.
  • Revision of the undergraduate curriculum with the aim of increasing the adaptation of educational content to the needs of the labor market.


Department's Future Perspectives

  • Establishing research centers and labs in the areas of renewable energy in agriculture, waste management in agricultural and food industry, and Food technology machinery engineering.
  • Cooperation with the world's top universities.
  • Development of joint training courses with foreign universities at MSc and PhD levels.
  • Attaining international research projects.
  • Attaining research projects from government agencies and domestic private companies.
  • Design, manufacture and upgrading of agricultural machines using new technologies and adapted to local conditions.
  • Establishing the first entrepreneurial department at the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Guilan.
  • Publishing specialized journal for management and analysis of agricultural systems.
  • Establishing knowledge based companies in agricultural and industrial sectors by agricultural mechanization engineering graduates.



  • Rice processing.
  • Waste recycling and Biofuel production.
  • Engineering properties of agricultural products.


Sites and Workshops

  • Engine.
  • Hydraulics and pneumatics.
  • Agricultural machinery and implements.
  • Renewable energy.


Department's Research Topics

  • Mechatronics and image processing in agriculture
  • Biofuels Production from wastes
  • Recycling and waste management in agriculture and food industries
  • Applications of renewable energies in agriculture
  • Post-harvest technology of agricultural products
  • Management and analysis of agricultural systems
  • Supply chain management for agricultural and food industries
  • Evaluation of agricultural machinery performance
  • Analysis of agricultural mechanization



Head of the Department

Dr. Iraj Bagheri

Assistant Professor



Programs offered


 Faculty Members

 Dr. Iraj Bagheri (

 Dr. Sayed Hossein Payman (

 Dr. Hemad Zareiforoush (

 Dr. Mahdi Khani (

 Dr. Morteza Zangeneh (

 Dr. Fatemeh Rahimi Ajdadi (

 Dr. Adel Bakhshipour Ziaratgahi (