Bahram Nassersharif, Ph.D.
Distinguished University Professor at University of Rhode Island
Dr. Bahram Nassersharif has been Distinguished University Professor at the University of Rhode Island (URI) since 2007. He teaches courses in the areas of engineering design, engineering analysis, power plant design and safety analysis, and thermal and fluid sciences.
Dr. Bahram Nassersharif served as Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Rhode Island from 2003 through 2007. He was appointed as a Commissioner of the Rhode Island Atomic Energy Commission (RIAEC) by Governor Carcieri in 2004. He served as Commissioner and Vice Chairman, 2004-2015.
Prior to coming to URI, he was Department Head of the Mechanical Engineering Department at New Mexico State University and Professor of Mechanical Engineering from 1997 through 2003. At New Mexico State University (NMSU) he was also the director of the graduate distance education programs in the college of engineering and Director of the University’s $1.4-million Title V grant funded by the US Department of Education. He led the efforts at NMSU to start an undergraduate degree in Aerospace Engineering and a graduate MS degree in Modeling and Simulation.
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