Roshanak Nilchiani, PhD

Assistant Professor *

Faculty/Professor
Building: Babbio
Room: 519
Phone: 201.216.8542
Fax: 201.216.5541
Email: rnilchia@stevens.edu

Education

Ph.D in Aerospace Systems Engineering                                           2005
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
Master of Science in Engineering Mechanics/Nanotechnology        2002
University of Nebraska-Lincoln      
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering                               1998
Sharif University of Technology 

Research: 

Dr. Nilchiani’s research interest include Resilience and Sustainability in Critical Infrastructure Systems, Systems Design and Operations under Uncertainty, System of Systems Design and Management, and Aerospace Systems Engineering.

She is currently engaged in risk-based complex engineering systems design and critical infrastructure systems resilience, with a particular focus on energy, transportation and telecommunications infrastructure. She has also studied system of systems testing and evaluation, dynamics of disruptive technologies, and systems and enterprise architecture.

She is a member of professional societies such as the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, New York Academy of Sciences, Society of Women Engineers and the Society of Satellite Professionals.

Research Projects Interests

  • Resilience and Sustainability in Critical Infrastructure Systems
  • Systems Design and Operations under Uncertainty
  • System of Systems Design and Management
  • Aerospace Systems Engineering

Professional Organizations and Societies

  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • New York Academy of Sciences
  • Society of Women Engineers
  • Society of Satellite Professionals