As an educator, scholar and an administrator, Dr. Mohammad Noori has over 36 years of experience working in academia and has been a pioneer in establishing innovative industry-university-government and global partnerships. He has long been an advocate for collaboration, innovation and multi-disciplinary study, and throughout his career he has been honored with numerous recognition for his teaching and research.
Dr. Noori has received numerous honors for his teaching, research and professional service. The most recent ones include the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Keating Award for Innovation and Leadership in Lifelong Learning in Graduate Engineering Education, and the ASEE Isadore T. Davis National Award for Excellence in Collaboration of Engineering Education and Industry on June 16, 2014, and on June 12, 2012.
Dr. Noori has written over 250 research papers in his research area of artificial intelligence based methodologies for structural health monitoring, random vibrations, multifunctional and intelligent structures, and seismic hazard mitigation. He has published 6 advanced level scientific books, has been the founding executive editor of a scientific journal, has been the guest editor of over 30 special volumes and books, serves as the series editor for CRC/Taylor & Francis and has presented over 100 invited and keynote talks at numerous international conferences, universities and industry. He has also had the honor of being invited by President Clinton's Special Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection, as a national expert, to present a Testimony. He has supervised over 80 post-doctoral and graduate students and their research projects, and has held distinguished visiting professorships at several highly ranked universities world-wide.
Noori has served as the department head at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, North Carolina State University and as the dean of engineering at California Polytechnic State University Poly, San Luis Obispo. He has spearheaded, and participated in the creation of industry-university-government consortia and global collaborations. He founded and chaired the ASME Committee on Uncertainty and Probabilistics, and has served on, chaired or co-chaired, over 20 scientific and organizing committees of major international conferences. He has also served as a program director at the National Science Foundation, has served as member of the Board of Directors and External Advisory Board of several non-profit, industry and academic organizations, has been a consultant to several Fortune 500 companies, has served as the external examiner for several doctoral committees at a number of international institutions, and has provided expert witness services, in the areas of vibration, structural safety, mechanical failure, product liability, and seismic mitigation. He also provides strategic planning services, especially on development of industry-university partnerships, outcome-based assessment and program development. He is also an ABET evaluator representing ASME.
Noori is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, has received the prestigious Fellowship of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, he has been listed in on numerous Who Is Who publications and is a member of Sigma Xi, Pi Tau Sigma, Chi-Epsilon, and Sigma Mu Epsilon honorary societies.
He currently teaches at Cal Poly State University, while also serving as the Executive Editor of a prestigious scientific journal, as the associate editor of two other international journals, as thee chief technical advisor at a technical start-up, and a member of the editorial board of seven other scientific journals.
Noori is a member of Sigma Xi, Pi Tau Sigma, Chi-Epsilon, and Sigma Mu Epsilon honorary societies