Name: Dr. Saman Heydari-Guran
Position: Scientific Project manager - Human Evolution on the Iranian Plateau
Born on 29.03.1970 in Kerend, Iran.
1992-1996 Study Geography, Kermanshah, Iran (B.A.).
1997-2001 Study of Geomorphology, University of Esfahan, Iran.
2002-2004 Researcher fellow at the Center for Palaeolithic Research, National Museum of Iran.
1999-2004 PhD conditae in the Department of Prehistory, University of Tübingen, about the Paleolithic landscapes of Iran.
2010-2014 postdoc at the Department of Prehistory, University of Tübingen.
2016-2018 Postdoc at the Leverhulme Center for Human Evolutionary Studies, Department of Archaeology, University of Cambridge.
Since November 2019 director of the DFG-funded project "Last Neanderthals and Early Homo sapiens Settlement in Bawa Yawan Rockshelter, Kermanshah, West-Central Zagros Mountains (Iran).