Javad Hashemi, Ph.D. is the associate dean for research after serving as the chair of the Department of Ocean and Mechanical Engineering in the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Florida Atlantic University.
Hashemi earned a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from Drexel University. His areas of specialization are in mechanics, biomechanics, and materials. He has more than 25 years of experience in research and education in various areas of the mechanical engineering discipline including metal forming, high strain rate phenomena, high pressure loading of materials, synthesis of materials, biomaterials, and biomechanics.
He has taught and developed numerous courses and laboratories at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Hashemi is the co-author of an undergraduate textbook on “Foundations of Materials Science and Engineering” and has published over 100 articles in journals and conference proceedings with over 3,000 citations.