Bahman Abbasi

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Bahman Abbasi

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering (Energy Systems Engineering)

Edward J. Ray Hall 301C
1500 SW Chandler Avenue
Bend, OR 97702
United States

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

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering (Energy Systems Engineering) at Oregon State University - Cascades, 2017
Director, Water and Energy Technologies Lab (WET Lab) at Oregon State University - Cascades
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. 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.

Wet Lab Address:
Ponderosa Hall (COCC)
2600 NW College Way
Bend, OR 97703