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California State University, Long Beach

Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (MAE)

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Dr. Ramin Esfandiari


Fall 2014 Schedule

Schedule Sem/Lab Time Days Room
MAE 305-01 SEM 11:00-12:15pm MW DESN-112
MAE 305-02 SEM 2:00-3:15pm MW DESN-112
MAE 305-03 SEM 11:00-12:15PM MW DESN-112
MAE 501-01 SEM 5:30-6:45PM MW ECS-210
MAE 502-01 SEM 5:30-6:45PM TuTh ECS-210


Dr. Ramin Esfandiari is a professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at California State University, Long Beach, where he has served as a faculty member since 1989. He received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, and M.A. and Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics (Optimal Control), all from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

He has authored several refereed research papers in high quality engineering and scientific journals, including Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Optimal Control Applications and Methods, and ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics.

Dr. Esfandiari is the author of

  • Modeling and Analysis of Dynamic Systems (with Dr. Bei Lu), 2nd edition, CRC Press, 2014,
  • Applied Mathematics for Engineers, 5th edition, Atlantis, 2013,
  • Numerical Methods for Engineers and Scientists Using MATLABŪ, CRC Press, 2013,
  • Springer Handbook of Mechanical Engineering, Chapter 1, Springer-Verlag, 2009,
  • Matrix Analysis and Numerical Methods for Engineers, Atlantis, 2007,
  • MATLABŪ Manual for Advanced Engineering Mathematics, Atlantis, 2007,
  • Dynamic Systems: Modeling and Analysis (with Dr. Hung Vu), McGraw-Hill, 1997.

Professor Esfandiari is the recipient of several teaching and research awards, including two Meritorious Performance and Professional Promise Awards, TRW Excellence in Teaching and Scholarship Award, the Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award, and various Scholarly and Creative Activities Awards.

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