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Professor Shapour Azarm
2155 Martin Hall
Dept of Mechanical Engineering
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

Voice: +1-301-405-5250
Email: azarm@umd.edu



Education and Employment

Education

  • Ph.D. (1984): Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • M.S. (1979): Mechanical Engineering, George Washington University, Washington D.C.
  • B.S. (1977): Mechanical Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran

Employment Positions

Positions at University of Maryland, College Park
  • Professor
    (9/2006-present), Applied Mathematics & Statistics, and Scientific Computation Program
  • Division Leader: Design and Reliability of Systems (formerly Design and Manufacturing)
    (9/2000-6/2002; 9/2003-12/2003), Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Professor
    (8/2000-present), Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Associate Professor
    (8/1990-8/2000), Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Assistant Professor
    (8/1984-8/1990), Department of Mechanical Engineering
Positions at Other Institutions and Organizations
  • Resident Consultant
    (Summer 1997): Black & Decker Corp., Towson, MD
  • Navy Senior Faculty Fellow
    (5/1995-8/1995): Innovation Center, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, MD
  • NASA Faculty Fellow
    (5/1994-8/1994): NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
  • Visiting Scientist
    (8/1992-12/1992): Institute for Computer Applications in Science and Engineering, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA
  • Visiting Professor
    (1/1992-4/1992): Research Center for Multidisciplinary Analysis and Structural Optimization, University of Siegen, Siegen, Germany
  • Visiting Professor
    (5/1991-7/1991): Design Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark
  • Lecturer
    (1/1984-4/1984): Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI