Dr. Nina Mahmoudian is an associate professor and B.F.S. Schafer Scholar of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University. She received her Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from Virginia Tech. As a National Science Foundation Early CAREER Recipient and an Office of Naval Research Young Investigator, Dr. Mahmoudian has accomplished a transformative body of work on the persistent autonomy of mobile robots and maritime systems. Her research is focused on creating deployable autonomous distributed systems that complete long-term missions without human intervention and despite dynamic environmental challenges. Her work has lowered cost, increased efficiency, and boosted endurance enabling continuous monitoring and understanding of the oceans, seas, lakes, and rivers.

Page: https://engineering.purdue.edu/mahmoudian/


US Scholar Program – Fulbright Award in Space, Atmosphere, Ocean, Climate, Energy and Data Science / AIR Centre

Position, Home Institution: Associate Professor, Purdue University, School of Mechanical Engineering

Field of Study: Engineering – Mechanical Engineering

Project Title: “Enabling Real-time Networked Marine Ecosystem Monitoring”

Host Institution, Location: Association for the Development of the Atlantic International Research Centre (AIR Centre), Lisbon and Angra do Heroísmo (Terceira Island, Azores Archipelago)

Grant Duration, Starting Date (month): 5 months, starting in October, 2023.