Hamid R. Hamidzadeh, Ph.D.

Hamizadeh 

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

  Name:              Hamid R. Hamidzadeh

Title:                 Professor and Head of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Address:           Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Tennessee State University,

                           3500 John A. Merritt Blvd., Nashville, TN 37209-1561

Telephones:        (615) 963-5387, FAX: (615) 963-5496, E-mail: hhamidzadeh@tnstate.edu

Date of Birth:     July 22, 1952

Citizenship:        United States

 

EDUCATIONAL AND TRAINING BACKGROUND

5/78 – 8/82   Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Imperial Collage of Science and Technology; London, England

9/75 – 4/78   Ph.D. Applied Mechanics, Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London, England

9/74 – 6/75   D.I.C., Mechanical Engineering Department, Imperial College of Science and Technology; London, England

9/74 – 6/75   M.Sc. Applied Mechanics, Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London, England

9/70 – 6/74   B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, Arya Meher University, Tehran, Iran

 

RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

6/01-date      Professor and Head of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Tennessee State    University, TN

8/91-6/01      Tenured Professor of Mechanical Engineering, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD

8/86-8/91      Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD

8/83-8/86      Assistant Professor, University of Southern Colorado, Pueblo, CO

6/83-8/83      Researcher, Columbia Scientific Incorporated of Columbia, Maryland; Research was conducted on Image    Processing and Computed Aided Tomography. (summer position)

9/82-6/83      Lecturer and Associate member of Graduate School, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland

4/78-8/82      Post Doctoral Research Assistant, Mechanical Engineering Department, Imperial College, University of London;  Responsible for research and advising research students. Research was conducted for the Admiralty Underwater Weapons Establishment (AUWE), British Ministry of Defense.

4/78-date      Research investigator and consultant on numerous research, development, and design projects in the fields of applied mechanics, dynamic systems and controls

 Research Publications

  • Actively conducted research on the following areas: multi-body dynamic, systems and controls, modeling and simulation, mechanical design, computational mechanics, vibration engineering, wave propagation, nonlinear dynamics, composite cylinders, biomechanics, passive and active damping treatments, and inflated thin-film structures.
  • Served as principal investigator for many research projects and contracts,
  • Authored one book on Vibrations of thick cylindrical structures,
  • Co-edited three book proceedings for ASME and one international conference, and
  • Published numerous technical Journal and Peer-reviewed Conference articles

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 Synergistic Activities

  • Fellow Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Distinguished Member and Fellow Member of Society for Design and Process Science
  • Vice Chair and member of the ASME Board on Technical Knowledge Dissemination
  • Chair of the ASME Committee on Conference Planning
  • Served as a member of ASME Group on Design and Systems
  • Served as Chair of the Executive Committee of the ASME Design Division
  • Served as IDETC Executive Committee Member of the ASME Design Division
  • Member of the ASME Technical Committee on Dynamics and Control of Structures and Systems.
  • Past member of the ASME Technical Committee on Vibration and Sound
  • Co-Chair of the 2006 Conference on Nonlinear Science and Complexity, Beijing, China, August 2006
  • General Chair of the 2005 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computer and Information Engineering Conference, Long Beach California, September 2005
  • General Chair of the 20th ASME Biennial Conference on Vibration and Noise, Long Beach California, September 2005
  • Guest Editors for three issues of the Journals of IMech E Part K Journal of Multibody Dynamics
  • Member of Editorial Board for the Journals of IMech E Part K Journal of Multibody Dynamics
  • Member of Editorial Board for the Journals of Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical simulation
  • Member of Editorial Board for the Journal of Nonlinear Engineering
  • Organized numerous Symposia, Panel Discussion, and technical sessions on the field of Vibration Engineering and educations
  • Served on numerous conference advisory boards and technical committees
  • Served as a member on several regional and national professional committees
  • Research Consultant: NASA, Marshal Space Flight Center, 5/04-7/04
  • Faculty Research Fellowships: NASA, Marshal Space Flight Center, 5/00-7/00 and 6/99-8/99
  • Visiting Scholar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, 6/97–8/97
  • Visiting Scholar, School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, 3/96-8/96
  • Visiting Research Scientist, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indiana University- Purdue University at Indianapolis, 1/96-8/96;
  • Senior Technical Consultant, Midrange Engine Technical Center, Cummins Engine Company, Columbus, IN (On sabbatical leave from SDSU) 5/95-12/95
  • Reviewer for numerous technical journals and conferences
  • Reviewed several book proposals and manuscripts for publishing companies

 

Awards and Recognition

  • Fellow Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2005
  • Distinguished Member and Fellow of Society for Design and Process Science, 2002
  • Recognition of Outstanding Service as Conference Chair for the ASME 20th Biennial Conference on Mechanical Vibration and Noise
  • Recognized for Valued Service in Advancing the Engineering Profession as General Chair of IDETC/CIE, 2005
  • Recipient of The ASME Board of Governors’ Certificate of Appreciation Award for Valued Services in Advancing the Engineering Profession as a Senior Representative to National Student Sections Committee, 1989-1994
  • Recipient of The ASME Board of Governors’ Certificate of Appreciation Award for Valued Services in Advancing the Engineering Profession as a Regional Representative of Board on Minorities and Women for Region VII, 1991-1993
  • Nominated for ASME Region VII Vice-President, 1993              
  • A Special Recognition was presented by The ASME Council on Member Affairs for Outstanding Contributions as a Faculty Advisor, 1992
  • Recipient of the ASME Region VII Faculty Advisor of the Year Award, 1991
  • Nominated for the Teacher of the Year, South Dakota State University, 1991     
  • Nominated for the ASEE Dow Young Outstanding Faculty Awards, 1985           
  • Nominated for the ASEE Outstanding Engineering Teacher Annual Award, 1984
  • Recipient of Merit Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Southern Colorado, 1984
  • Listed in: the Lexington Who’s Who Outstanding Scientists of the 20th Century, Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, Who’s Who in Midwest, and Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers.

Books:

  book1

Vibrations of Thick Cylindrical Structures by Hamid R. Hamidzadeh and Reza N. Jazar (Oct 30, 2009)

 

 Nonlinear Science and Complexity book

  Nonlinear Science and Complexity (Transactions of Nonlinear Science and Complexity) by Albert C. J. Luo, Liming Dai and Hamid R. Hamidzadeh (Dec 9, 2006)

 

 

 






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