Mohammad Noori is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Cal Poly and a fellow of ASME. He has also been a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Kyoto University Disaster Prevention Institute, and a Distinguished Visiting National Chair Professor at Southeast University in China. Noori has published over 250 referred paers, 6 advanced text books and is a hihgly regarded scholar in the area of structural health monitoring and nonlinea rnadom vibrations. He has been a fellow of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, and is a member of Sigma Xi, Pi Tau Sigma, Chi-Epsilon, and Sigma Mu Epsilon honorary societies.