Farhana Pervin has been a leading researcher in nanocomposite, traumatic brain injury and thin film for 7 years. She is the pioneering researcher in development of the novel experimental technique to assess the traumatic brain injury under impact loading. Her research in traumatic brain injury has made significant contributions to understand the tissue level mechanics of blast injury. She has published 11 international journal articles and 11 international conference papers and coauthored two book chapters. She is a Member of BSME, ASME, and SEM. She is the first woman from Bangladesh to be the recipient of Zonta International Amelia Earhart fellowship twice. She obtained her Ph.D. degree in 2010 from Purdue University, Ind, USA. Dr. Pervin was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at UIUC, Ill, USA, under the advisement of Professor Nancy Sottos after her graduation from Purdue University. She completed her M.S. degree in mechanical engineering at Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, Ala, USA, in 2006 and B.S. degree in mechanical engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh, in 2002.
Biography Updated on 17 December 2012