Mehdi Golshani was born in Isfahan in 1939. He received his BSc in Physics from Tehran University in 1959, and his PhD in Physics with specialization in particle Physics in 1969 from from the University of California in Berkeley.
Golshani is also a distinguished lecturer and researcher in Physics, especially in Foundation of Quantum Mechanics. He is a well-known thinker in the Islamic world about science, religion and their interrelation.
Golshani is the founder and chairman of the Faculty of the Philosophy of Science at the Sharif University of Technology.
It has been said that Golshani wants to be a Muslim scientist and thinker who has deep roots in both science and religion.
Golshani's works and research remind us the same way of some old famous philosophers and scientists such as Avicenna.