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Mohammad Zahraee
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Dr. Mohammad A. Zahraee is Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies at Purdue University Northwest. He holds Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Southern Illinois University, MS in Structural Engineering and PhD in Engineering Mechanics, both from University of Illinois at Chicago. Mohammad joined Purdue University in 1989 and was the Head of the Manufacturing Engineering Technologies and Supervision Department from 1996 through 2007. He was also acting head of Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology Department from 2000 through December 2006. Professor Zahraee is currently Co-PI, working on one NSF and one DOL grant, totaling over three million dollars. Dr. Zahraee’s research interests are in the areas of assessment and evaluation, curriculum development, and solid mechanics / vibrations. He has over 40 presentations and publications in these areas.

Dr. Zahraee served ABET from 1992 through 2010 as a program evaluator, commissioner (Accreditation Team Chair), as well as the Chair of the Engineering Technology accreditation commission of ABET during 2009-2010. He was a member of the ABET Board of Directors (2011-2016). As the Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, Professor Zahraee has been successful in making the MS in Technology program at Purdue University Calumet one of the largest in the U.S. with over 150 students registered every semester.

Dr. Zahraee’s comprehensive vita, including grants and experience could be found at his personal website:

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