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Department of Mechanical Engineering

Hoda Koushyar

Lecturer

Hoda Koushyar

Lecturer

Phone 617-627-0607
Robinson Hall, Room 160
200 College Avenue, Medford, MA
Research: 
biomechanics, applied mechanics, materials characterization, engineering education
Biography: 

Hoda Koushyar received her Ph.D. in engineering mechanics from Virginia Tech and her M.S. in mechanical engineering from Wichita State University. Her research interests are in biomechanics, applied mechanics, materials characterization, and engineering education. She has co-authored several articles published in the Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, the Journal of Composite Materials, and Journal of Applied Polymer Science, among others. Koushyar has been an instructor at Tufts since 2017 and has taught thermodynamics and biomechanics courses.

Education: 
Ph.D., Engineering Mechanics, Virginia Tech, 2016
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Wichita State University, 2011
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, AmirKabir University of Technology, 2007
Selected Honors and Awards: 
  • 2014-15: David W. Francis and Lilian Francis Scholarship, Virginia Tech
  • 2014: Outstanding Graduate Student in Engineering Science and Mechanics, Virginia Tech
Professional Memberships: 
American Society of Biomechanics (ASB)