Ph.D. 1983, MS 1980, the University of Oklahoma
BS 1977, University of Tehran
Phone: (775) 784-6990
Fax: (775) 784-1701
Office: Palmer Engineering, Room 105
Address: Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, MS 312; University of Nevada,
Reno; Reno, NV 89557
- Vibration control of mechanical systems and structures; field-controllable
electro- and magneto-rheological fluids and devices; shape memory alloy actuators;
mechanics of composite materials and structures; and thermally conductive
fibrous composite materials.
- Conference Chairman of the 10th International Conference on Electrorheological
(ER) Fluids and Magnetorheological (MR) Suspensions, “ERMR 2006”,
Lake Tahoe, June 18-22, 2006; Conference Co-Chair of the 3rd
International Conference on Advanced Smart Materials and Smart Structures
Technology, Lake Tahoe, May 29-30, 2006; Conference Chairman of the 5th NSF
National Coordination Meeting on Structural Control at UNR, 1997; served
on the editorial Boards of the Journal of Advanced Materials, and the Journal
of Structural Control, Journal of Composites: Part B.
- Dr. Faramarz Gordaninejad, received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering
from the University of Oklahoma. His research focus is on theoretical
and experimental methods in materials, mechanics, structures,
heat transfer, and structural control. His teaching interest is in the general
area of mechanics of materials. He has more than 200 publications, and 10
U.S. patents. He has managed many research projects from government
agencies and leading industry, such as, the National Science Foundation,
US Army Research Office, US Navy, Department of Energy, Visteon, Boeing,
Texaco, Equilon, Northrop Grumman, and SAF-Holland.
Awards and Honors
- University of Nevada, Reno, Outstanding Researcher of the Year Award, 2006
- The Rudolf W. Gunnerman Silver State Award for Scientific Excellence, 2003.
- University of Nevada, Reno Foundation Professor, 2000.
- Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1999.
- University of Nevada, Reno, Lemenson Award for Innovation in Research,
- National Science Foundation Research Initiation Award, 1989.