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Omid Kokabee

Release Omid Kokabee from Prison in Iran

Saeed Ghasseminejad | Posted 04.27.2016 | World
Saeed Ghasseminejad

Omid Kokabee, born in 1982, is an Iranian physicist and a postdoctoral student in atomic physics with a focus on laser research at the University of Texas at Austin. In 2011, he traveled back to Iran to visit his family, but was arrested on January 11, 2011 upon leaving Iran in the airport.

Iran Puts University Of Texas Student On Trial For U.S. Ties

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 12.04.2011 | College

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- A lawyer says an Iranian graduate student studying at the University of Texas has gone on trial in Tehran on charges of having "r...

University Of Texas Grad Student Faces Espionage Charges

The Daily Texan | Posted 12.03.2011 | College

UT graduate student Omid Kokabee is scheduled to face espionage charges Tuesday in his native Iran. Kokabee, who had been studying optics as a first-y...