Dr. Mohammad Karamudini (محمد کرام الدینی) (born May 24, 1955) is an Iranian writer, English-Persian translator, science journalist, lecturer, and editor in chief of “Biological Education”, a quarterly publication in Persian. He is the writer and translator of numerous articles and books in Persian on biology and biology education. He authored or translated more than 37 science books and many more articles in Persian publications. Mohammad Karamudini is also a founder of Iranian Biology Olympiad and had been head of the national committee of Iranian Biology Olympiad for 10 years. He began his career in science education as a biology teacher in high schools of Iran in 1974. During his career, he has received numerous awards for his teaching performance among which is the "Distinguished Teaching Award" from the "Ministry of Education", in 1991. He has also conducted many researches in biology education and has been awarded for his efforts and contributions in science education with students and researchers. In 2001, he was selected as the Curriculum Development Center's outstanding educator and researcher. In 2002, he was selected as the most outstanding researcher of the Organization for Educational Research and Planning in Iran. Karamudini has over 30 publications in the Persian. He has several papers in English, including "Developing Biology Education in Developing Countries" presented in BioEd2000 in Paris (2000) and "Project-Based Learning in Science Education" presented in the 3ed International Conference on Science and Technology Education in East London, South Africa (2003). His book, the "Photosynthesis", brought to him the honor of being elected as the best author of educational publications for secondary students in 2003. Before his retirement in July 2006, Karamudini was head of Biology Department, Organization for Educational Research and Planning in Iran for 10 years.
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