About the Author
Nader Jalili is currently an Associate Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Northeastern University. Previously he served as an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Clemson University. He received a Ph.D. degree in 1988, from the University of Connteticut. His present research works are chiefly on piezoelectric-based sensors/actuators, nanocomposites, piezoelectric-based nano-stager for microscopy applications, vibration control in automobiles, and e-textiles Founding Chair, Technical Committee on Vibration and Control of Smart Structures, ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division (DSCD) . He's currently Associate Editor, ASME Transactions on Dynamic Systems, Measurements and Control and the Technical Editor, IEEE/ASME Transaction on Mechatronics. He's published over 45 journal articles and was a receipient of an NSF Young Investigator Career Award in 2003 for his work in the area of nanomanufacturing.