Congratulations to Dr. Ardalan Vahidi for being named a Fellow in ASME. This distinction is awarded to engineers for outstanding achievements and contributions and has been bestowed upon only 2% of ASME’s 130,000 members. To be named an ASME Fellow, one must be responsible for significant engineering achievements, have one or more years of active practice along with 10 or more years of corporate membership in ASME and must be nominated by at least three ASME members or fellows. Dr. Vahidi was nominated by Dr. John Wagner.
Ardalan Vahidi joined the Department in 2005 after the completion of his Ph.D. at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Civil Engineering from Sharif University in 1996 and 1998 respectively and the M.S. degree in Transportation Safety from the George Washington University in 2001.