Parisa Pour Shahid Saeed Abadi

Parisa Pour Shahid Saeed Abadi


  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering—Engineering Mechanics
  • Affiliated Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Affiliated Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 2013
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 2009
  • BS, Aerospace Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran 2006


Dr. Abadi joined the department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics as an Assistant Professor in July 2017. Prior to joining Michigan Tech, she was an NIH Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital. Her research interests are in the areas of mechanical behavior of materials and their applications in tissue engineering and medical devices. She is a 2017 recipient of the Scientist Development Grant from the American Heart Association. She received a postdoctoral research fellowship from the American Association of University Women in 2015 and was a Visiting Assistant Professor in the department of Mechanical Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology in 2013-2014.

Research Interests

  • Nanomaterials
  • Stem cell and tissue engineering
  • Nano-biomaterials
  • Mechanical characterization of advanced materials
  • Sensors and actuators in medical device
  • Finite element analysis (FEA)