Biography of the President and Founder

DR. JAVAD MOSTAGHIMI received his B.Sc. degree from the prestigious Sharif University, Iran, in 1974, and his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, in 1978 and 1982, respectively. Before joining University of Toronto, he held positions at Pratt & Whitney Canada, Longueil, Quebec, and the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec. In 1990, he joined the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, Ontario.

In 1993, Dr. Mostaghimi created Simulent Inc. The name was later changed to Simulent Consulting Inc. Today, Simulent Consulting Inc. is a leader in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software development and engineering consulting delivering the most advanced solutions for the design and testing of fluid and thermal systems.

Dr. Mostaghimi is a member of the IUPAC sub-committee on Plasma Chemistry, and a member of the editorial board of Plasma Chemistry and Plasma Processing. He is a Fellow of: the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC), the School of Engineering at the University of Tokyo, the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE) and a Senior Fellow at Massey College, University of Toronto and the Institute for Advanced Study, University of Bologna.