Title: Engineering Educator
Company: The Ohio State University
Location: Worthington, Ohio, United States
Hooshang Hemami, Engineering Educator at The Ohio State University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in engineering and higher education.
A celebrated engineer and educator, Dr. Hemami has more than 50 years of professional excellence in his areas of expertise. A professor at his alma mater, The Ohio State University, since 1966, Dr. Hemami has always been curious about human movement, believing that the human brain sits on top of everything the universe has produced. Prior to his career in education, he was a senior research engineer at the National Cash Register Company from 1963 to 1964.
To prepare for his illustrious career, Dr. Hemami pursued higher education, first obtaining a Diplomate in electrical and mechanical engineering from the University of Tehran in Iran in 1958. Relocating to the United States, he followed this accomplishment with a Master of Science in electrical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1962, subsequently earning a Doctor of Philosophy from The Ohio State University in 1966.
Renowned for his research into human and robotic locomotion, Dr. Hemami maintains membership with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He has been honored with numerous honors as a result of his research, including the Distinguished Teacher Award of The Ohio State University Branch of the IEEE from 2005 to 2007 and in 2009, as well as a fellowship from the IEEE in 1996.
The son of Hossein Hemami and Mohtaram Hodaii Hemami, Dr. Hemami has two children, Sheila Susann and Tara Lynn. In his spare time, he enjoys art, oil paintings, and classical music. Dr. Hemami was been presented as a Lifetime Achiever by Marquis Who’s Who in 2017.
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