According to the report by the Public Relations Office, Dr. MohammadAli Taher, Chancellor of University stated in a meeting with the Governor General of Kerman Province: this university's establishment license was issued in 1972 and it was launched in 1975 admitting 90 students in the fields of English, Electrical Engineering and Electronics and was named Shahid Bahonar after the Islamic Revolution.
He also added: Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman has 11 faculties, 1 Pardis, 4 independent research institutes, 2 research centers affiliated with the Ministry of Science and Research and currently 14420 students are studying in 82 undergraduate fields, 141 graduate fields and 83 post-graduate fields of study. We have also 645 faculty members out of whom 81 are Full Professors, 126 Associate Professors, and 347 Assistant Professors.
About the scientific achievements of university, Dr. Taher also said: from the spring 2013 to the spring 2014, we have had 1234 articles published in university and 899 international articles. 158 research plans have also been implemented until the end of this summer.
He added: 66 scientific-cultural student journals, 60 scientific and research institutes, 12 socio-cultural centers and 8 student organizations are currently active in university.
He said we need to respect university and faculty members and university should not be equated with other offices. Some of our faculty members are faces recognized universally.