Dr. Hojjati received his Ph.D. from Concordia University, Department of Mechanical and Engineering, Canada in 1994, his M.Sc. and B.Sc. from Sharif University of Technology, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Iran in 1989 and 1986 respectively. In 2012 he joined Concordia University as an Associate Professor in the Dept. of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering. Before joining Concordia, he was working at National Research Council Canada (NRC) as a group leader and project manager, during which he developed and implemented a composite manufacturing program. He was also involved in many industrial collaborative projects including composite fuselage, helicopter tailboom and Isogrid structures. He received his Ph.D. from Concordia University in 1994