Director, SEAS Online Programs
Shahram Sarkani, Ph.D., P.E., is a Professor of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, and Faculty Adviser and Academic Director of SEAS Online Programs (since 2001). Professor Sarkani joined the GW faculty in 1986. His previous administrative appointments include chair of the Civil, Mechanical, and Environmental Engineering Department (1994-1997) and Interim Associate Dean for Research, School of Engineering and Applied Science (1997-2001).
In over 500 technical publications and presentations, his research in systems engineering, systems analysis, and applied enterprise systems engineering has application to risk analysis, structural safety, and reliability. He has conducted sponsored research with such organizations as NASA, NIST, NSF, U.S. AID, and the U.S. Departments of Interior, Navy, and Transportation.