Born in Bandar Anzali, 1944
MA in Archeology, Faculty of Fine Arts, Tehran University
DEA in Islamic Civilization Studies, university of Sorbonne, France
PhD in Archeology and Architecture, University of Sorbonne,
The professor of Architecture, photography and music in architectural department of
the University of Tehran
Since 1979, Simon has displayed several exhibitions of his works in Iran and also France.
He has started his photography career, since 1963, but he professionally works in the architecture and nature field, since
He had won many prizes, as Second Prize Water Color, Iran high schools
(1962), Gold Medal Classical Guitar, National Competition,
University of Iran (1966, 1967, 1968, 1969),
First Prize of the Photography Cultural Heritage, Ministry of
Culture of Iran (1974), and Special Prize of the Jury Foreign
Student Competition, Madrid, Spain (1975).