Bahman Abbasi

Assistant Professor, Energy Systems Engineering
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Office: 541-706-2093

Tykeson Hall

Tykeson Hall 318

1500 SW Chandler Avenue

1500 SW Chandler Avenue
Bend, Oregon 97702
Credentials: 
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, 2010
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, 2007
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2004

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Biography

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering (Energy Systems Engineering) at Oregon State University - Cascades, 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

Dr. Bahman Abbasi joined Oregon State University - Cascades 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.

His current research activities include water-energy nexus, control systems in thermal-fluid applications, and advanced metals and materials.