Zahra Sayyar was born and raised in Maragheh, a small town in East Azarbaijan, Iran. She obtained her B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in chemical engineering (2013) from Sahand University of Technology (SUT). She concentrated on self-cleaning surfaces based on nanotechnology for her Master thesis. She has started her PhD study (2014) in SUT under supervisory of associate professor Dr. Hoda Jafarizadeh-Malmiri and it was finished in 2019 . Her field of interest is nanotechnology and nano-biotechnology.