Fleur T. Tehrani holds a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran; a graduate diploma from Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, UK; and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from University of London, London, UK. Dr. Tehrani served as a university lecturer in UK from 1982 to 1985 until she emigrated to the USA. She has been on the faculty of California State University, Fullerton, Calif, USA, since 1985, where she currently works as a Tenured Professor of electrical engineering. Dr. Tehrani has published many articles in the field of biomedical engineering. She is the inventor of metabolic rate monitors and several respiratory assist devices including an advanced respiratory control system known as Adaptive Support Ventilation. Two of her issued patents have been commercialized and are used in practice worldwide. She has been a reviewer of a number of books and many scientific journals and has served as an Invited Panelist for several US research funding institutions including the National Institute of Health and the National Science Foundation. She has received two NASA Fellowships and a number of awards at the local and national levels for her research contributions. Dr. Tehrani is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (the IET), a Fellow of the Institute for the Advancement of Engineering, a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and a National Life Member of Graduate Women in Science (GWIS), and she has been a subject of biographical records in several of the Marquis Who’s Who publications.
Biography Updated on 6 August 2013