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    Dr. Mehdi Ahmadian

Dr. Mehdi Ahmadian

Director of Center for Vehicle Systems and Safety and Director of Railway Technologies Laboratory

On-Campus Office: Randolph Hall Off-Campus Office: 3103 Commerce St
Ran: (540) 231-4920









Mehdi Ahmadian is Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Virginia Tech, where he also holds the position of Director of Center for Vehicle Systems and Safety (CVeSS), and the Railway Technologies Laboratory (RTL). He is the founding director of CVeSS, RTL, Virginia Institute for Performance Engineering and Research (VIPER), and the Advanced Vehicle Dynamics Laboratory (AVDL). Dr. Ahmadian has authored more than 200 technical publications, and has made more than one hundred technical presentations in topics related to advanced technologies for ground vehicles. He holds seven U.S. and international patents, and has edited three technical volumes. He is currently Associate Editor of AIAA Journal and the journal of Shock Vibration, and has served as Associate Editor for ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics (1989 - 1996). Dr. Ahmadian is a Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), a Senior Member of the American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), and a member of the Society for Automotive Engineers (SAE).


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