Ali Eftekhari started his academic career from age 11, conducted his first independent research project by 15 (which was published in a leading scholarly journal), and earned his PhD in Electrochemistry by 22. He used to work in 4 continents (Asia, North America, Europe, and Africa) on key academic research roles such as Head of Department of Electrochemistry at Materials & Energy Research Center, Curriculum Manager at Ministry of Science, Science Advisor on the National Science Policy to the Iranian Parliament, Interim President of Ohio Institute of Technology, Director of National Institute of Arts & Sciences, Head of Department of Materials Science & Engineering at Jimma University. He was elected as the first president of the American Nano Society (the largest community of this field with over 7,000 members from 107 countries. He has authored (as the first and corresponding) about 100 papers in high impact journals, and published some books. His research interests lie between electrochemistry and nanomaterials.
Biography Updated on 9 November 2014