Afghan Biographies

Hedayati, Mohammed Hadi Prof

Name Hedayati, Mohammed Hadi Prof
Ethnic backgr. Hazara
Date of birth 1978
Function/Grade Deputy Admin and Finance, Minister of MCIT
History and Biodata

2. Previous Functions:
Chairman of Information Technology Department at the Computer Science Department (2010-2011)
Kabul University Vice Chancellor Administrative Affairs (20120500)
Deputy Admin and Finance, Minister of MCIT (2017015, 20190808)

3. Biodata:
hedayati_hadiAssociate Professor Mohammad Hadi Hedayati was born in year 1978 in an educated family in Kabul city. He completed his elementary studies in Abdul Ali Mostaghni High School in 1996. Having successfully passed the National Entrance Exam, he continued his higher education at Science Faculty of Kabul University. In 2000, he obtained his BA degree and was later, selected as an academic member of the Science Faculty of the Kabul University.

After completing and defending his research thesis on E-Commerce, he was promoted to the position of assistant professor. After securing a scholarship in 2006, he kept on his higher education in Western Cape University in the Republic of South Africa and obtained his Master’s Degree in the field of Communications and Information Technology (ICT) (2010).


He promoted to chairman of Information Technology Department at the Computer Science Department in 2010 and later  to Vice Chancellor for Administrative Affairs in May, 2012.

Using a state-owned Scholarship, in 2012, Hedayati attended a Doctoral program at the University of Talen in the Estonia. After successfully completing his doctoral research, Hedayati returned to the country and was appointed as deputy admin and finance minister of MCIT Afghanistan in 2017.

Professor Hedayati has published many articles and dissertation in his field in local and international journals, and has taken part in many local and international conferences and seminars. Moreover he has helped Computer Science Faculty in curriculum developing, and in authoring, editing and translation of several articles. He was the main person of Afghanistan Virtual Science Library developing team.


Hedayati can speak Dari, Pashto, and is also fluent in English language.

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