Mohammad Dehghani, Ph.D., P.E.

Vice Provost for Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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Mo Dehghani, Vice Provost for Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Dr. Mo Dehghani is the Vice Provost for Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship and a professor of systems at Stevens Institute of Technology.

He joined Stevens in 2013 from The Johns Hopkins University, where he was a principal professional staff member, the Engineering Department head and a member of the Executive Council of the Applied Physics Laboratory.

He was also professor of mechanical engineering and the founding director of the Johns Hopkins Systems Institute. Since its conceptual beginning in 2010, the institute has established collaborative research and application programs with many organizations, including the Department of Defense, the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation and the Department of Health and Human Services with internal divisions at Hopkins including Johns Hopkins Medicine, the Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Whiting School of Engineering and the Applied Physics Laboratory.

Dr. Dehghani also served as a faculty member in the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the Whiting School of Engineering of the Johns Hopkins University, where he taught engineering design courses at both graduate and undergraduate levels.

Prior to joining Hopkins in 2008, Mo served as the New Technologies Division leader at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, a $1.8 billion, 7,000-employee multidisciplinary applied science and engineering national security laboratory with programs in advanced defense technologies, energy, environment, biosciences and basic sciences. At Lawrence Livermore, Dr. Dehghani helped develop technologies and expand many areas of engineering including biomedical engineering, nuclear engineering, process systems and the traditional engineering disciplines of mechanical engineering, electronics, fluidics and multi-scale modeling and simulations.

From 1987-1996, Dr. Dehghani served as assistant and tenured associate professor of mechanical engineering at Ohio University. He served on a number of committees including two terms on the faculty senate as the sole elected representative of the College of Engineering.

Dr. Dehghani has bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering.