Bahman Abbasi

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Office: 
318 Tykeson Hall, OSU-Cascades
Phone: 
541.706.2093
E-mail: 

Bahman.Abbasi@osucascades.edu

Energy Systems Engineering
Thermal-Fluid Sciences

Education:

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, 2010
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, 2007
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2004

Background:

  • Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering (Energy Systems Engineering) at Oregon State University, 2017
  • Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton and Technical Advisor to US DOE Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy, 2013-2017
  • Lead Advanced Systems Engineer at General Electric, 2011-2013
  • Engineer in various industries, 2002-2006

Research Interests:

Dr. Bahman Abbasi's current esearch activities include water-energy nexus, control systems in thermal-fluid applications, and advanced metals and materials.

Biography:

Dr. Bahman Abbasi joined Oregon State University in 2017 as an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering. Before joining OSU he worked as an Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton and a Technical Advisor to US Department of Energy with wide-ranging experience in power generation systems, solar-thermal energy, high-temperature materials, light metals production and recycling, water-energy nexus, among other energy technologies. Prior to that he worked in various industries; including, natural gas pipes manufacturing, automotive, as well as a Lead Engineer at General Electric. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland in 2010 with focus on phase-change phenomena and heat transfer, and has authored 20 technical publications including 5 issued patents.