Chairman of CAE-net.com Inc. and Advanced Renewable Power LLC (ARP).
Dr. Nematollahi is Chairman of CAE-net.com Inc. and Advanced Renewable Power LLC (ARP). He has been conducting research in thermal management system development for electric vehicle batteries and Grid Energy Storage (GES) systems in collaboration with EnerDel, Inc and ARP for the last six years. Dr. Nematollahi received his Ph.D. in Structural Mechanics/Civil in May 1983 from Purdue University School of Engineering in West Lafayette, Indiana. He has been Associate Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University School of Engineering, Indianapolis since 1997. After graduating from Purdue University, he was a principal engineer in the nuclear power industry for about two years with Impell and Surgent & Lundy Corporations in Chicago, IL. He founded Modern Computer Aided Engineering Inc. (MCAE) in 1984 to develop advanced finite element analysis system. As chairman and CEO of MCAE, he raised close to $6,800,000 from research grants, venture capitals, and software commercial sales. He has also developed the reality view visualization system for The immersive Global University (TiGU). Dr. Nematollahi was also the principal for global professional services at Silicon graphics from 1999 to 2002.
Dr. Nematollahi has been conducting research in the area of advanced composites armor technologies since 2005 and was awarded several research grants ($790,000) from Department of Defense (DoD). He is awarded 3 US patents for advanced armors. He was awarded the Outstanding Faculty at Purdue University School of Engineering and Technology, 2014.