Industrial and system Engineering
University of Oklahoma
United States of America
Farrokh received his B. Tech (Hons) degree in Naval Architecture in 1967 from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and his Ph.D. in Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley in 1974. He has co-authored two textbooks, one monograph and more than 400 technical papers dealing with the design of mechanical, thermal and structural systems; ships and aircraft. His design experience spans the areas of mechanical, aeronautical, structural, and industrial engineering. He has taught courses in engineering design, naval architecture, solid mechanics, operations research and computer science. He has supervised 28 doctoral students and more than 50 master's students, all of whom are well-placed around the world; 12 of his doctoral students are pursuing highly successful careers in academia. In addition, he has mentored two students, one master’s and one doctoral, who now own several for-profit colleges in Orissa, India.
mechanical, thermal and structural systems; ships and aircraft.