Mehrdad Kokabiwas born in Shiraz/Iran (1956). He received his B.S. degree from AmirKabir University (Tehran Polytechnique) (Iran), and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees both from UMIST (UK). Since 1990, he has been with Tarbiat Modares University (Tehran/Iran) where he is currently a Full Professor in polymer engineering. During this period, he has had major contribution in developing postgraduate studies in polymer and composite processing and supervising many M.S. and Ph.D. students while at the same time he has had several important responsibilities such as the Head of Chemical Engineering Department and the Vice Chancellor of the university. He is currently the Vice Chancellor of Research of the Faculty of Chemical Engineering and a Member of Directory Board of Nanotechnology Association of Iran and also Iran Polymer Association. His research interests are smart nanocomposites and polymer processing.
Biography Updated on 18 March 2012