Sign in

Manager Electrical Engineering

Arlington, VA
June 27, 2018

Contact this candidate


Dr. Mehdi Rashidian

**** ***** ***** ***** ******, VA 22101 703-***-****

An accomplished, professional with expertise in education and design of training manuals, Graduate and post-graduate training programs.

An analog designer for low voltage, low noise high frequency circuit.

A high frequency digital designer including intelligent controllers and embedded systems

A project Manager to oversee IT projects for hardware, software, and systems applying Waterfall, agile models.

Doctor of Science from George Washington University

School of Engineering and Applied Science

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Stratford University 2007- Present

School of Business and Online Programs and School of Computer and Information System

Falls Church Campus Virginia 22043

Adjunct Professor teaching Graduate Level Courses to include:

Project Management

Research Methods

Supply Chain Management

Information System Analysis and evaluation

Enterprise Resource Planning

Broadband Networking

Digital Communication

Voice over IP Telecommunication

Internet Security


Data Communication

Computer Architecture

High Speed Internet Design

Graph Theory

Data Networking

Wireless Networking

Hybrid Wireless Communication

Internet Protocols/TCPIP

Satellite Communications

Design new courses to expand Graduate School Programs, comply with accreditation requirements, and review process.

Created Course Syllabus and training materials. Assigned and monitored projects. Developed thinking process for application of lectures to practical projects in technical fields.

Created Course Syllabus and training materials, selected required textbook and optional reading materials. Assigned and monitored projects. Developed thinking process for application of lectures to practical projects in Corporate, non-profit, and Public sectors. Participated in Faculty meetings and chaired committee on selections of courses for Ecommerce and Project Management. Contributed constructive process for preparation, submission to accreditation body for Department of Computer Studies.

Strayer University 2008-2012

School of Computer Information Systems

Arlington Virginia 2121 15th Street North 22201


In classroom teaching for School of Information System to include:

Introduction to Networking

System Analysis and evaluation

Data Communication

High Speed Networking

Security Protocols



USPTO Dept. Commerce 2007-2015

Patent Examiner Image Analysis

Held security clearance at USPTO

Managed Patent Applications on medical imaging methodology and instrumentations, Analyzed patent application in areas of Image Processing, Image Analysis

Negotiated with Patent Attorney for applicant to agree on patentable claim language

Searched on Patent databases to verify patentable claims as original

Analyzed patent application for compliance with Patents laws USC 101, 102, 103

Stayed current with state of art in video and audio Image Compressions, Steganography, and Cryptography

Prince William County Service Authority 2006-2007

Contract Administrator

Write Solicitation and Scope of work for Information System, Information Security, Construction, and Consulting requirements.

Managed Construction contracts.

Analyzed requirements for parchments of raw material for Water Authority operation, and forecasting budget requirements

Reviewed independent consultant reports on IT procurement.

Provide suggestion on revising Purchasing Manual.

Advisor to Management on drafting new Vision and Mission statements.

Procurement of Time and Material services for professional and technical requirements.

Universal MRI & Diagnostics, Inc. 2004-2006

Project Manager

One on One training on patient care.

HIPAA Compliance and all regulations for 1996 privacy act.

Design of Inter-Active Teleradiology PACS and RAS for Radiologist.

Training Technologist on medical diagnostics equipments.

Training of Anatomy, Physics, and Mathematics for analysis of Radiological Images.

Management of medical technologist.

Write test protocols for Radiologist to be followed by technologists.

Point of contact for all Radiological, technical, IT needs.

Analyses of retrieval and reporting of medical records.

United States Postal Service 2002-2004

Lead Contracting Specialist

Held Security Clearance at the Postal Service

Perform in an independent manner, a wide variety of contracting and procurement duties

Perform pre-award and post-award procurement functions to include contract negotiation, contract administration, contract termination, contract price/cost analysis, and other related procurement activities and functions.

Negotiate terms and conditions for large and/or long-term complex contracts volume IT contracts

Led team members in contract management, process, procedure, negotiation practices and purchasing methods

Procurement of online training services for employees of USPS to cover management, technical and operational subjects. Produced solicitations and evaluation criteria to allow offerors to provide needed services in areas of classroom training workshops or online educational materials.

Provide contract management to include, but not limited to, contract administration, negotiating task orders, performance measures and costs; negotiating scope/price changes, payment of invoices, resolving disputes, review and report of supplier and subcontractor performance.

Review contract life status, renewal costs, and determine costs through status reviews, verify budgets against requirements and certify funding.

Capacity Planning function within Technology Support bridges IT resources consumption with IT strategy and investment with the inclusion of consumption rate and forecasting current and future needs to provide a stable platform and investment plan.

Microland, Inc. 1988-2004

Project Manager

Management of the day-to-day operations.

Managed a team of technical writers in the development of training manual for formal classroom and hands-on workshop or online educational topics for IT, application software, and networking.

Managed and developed IFB, RFQ and RFPs requirements for the procurement

Responsible for Contract Price Negotiation with Suppliers and Manufacturers (OEMs)

Of Computer Hardware, Software, training.

Project Management leader for intense project commitments on large scale IDIQ


Managed a subsidiary Hitech Engineering manufacturing Tempest IT equipment holding Secret Clearance from NSA 1989-1990.

NIH and NLM Depart. Of Health 1976-1988

Electronics Designer at NIH

Designer analog circuits for low voltage, low noise high frequency circuit for medical researchers.

Designed interface circuits for NMR system to collect data

Designed digital circuits for controlling data collection computers.

Designed controller based system using Intel Microprocessors and programming machine codes for embedded system

Communication Engineer at NLM

Research design of online library for Medical Library

Designed a high speed book scanner to convert fragile old document to online

Design and in-house development of Large Display intelligent controllers and embedded systems

System design for 8.5X11 inch page 200 DPI memory buffer interfaced to PDP11 to collect page images at rate one page per second 4Mbits per second

System Design for scanning X-ray films for online display


Certification on Contract Administrator

Certification on Teaching Critical Thinking Methodology

DSc, George Washington University GWU-SEAS 1988

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Area of Concentration:

Biomedical Communications

Computer science

Network Science

Research on Biomedical Instrumentation

Dissertation: Effect of Alcohol on Neuromuscular Response

MS, George Washington University GWU-SEAS 1973

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Area of Concentration:

Biomedical Engineering

Computer science


Thesis: Energy Sources for Artificial Heart

Research: Future of NMR for Diagnostic Testing

BSEE, Wichita State University 1971

School of Engineering and Computer Science

Major: Electrical Engineering

Minor: Computer Science

Digital Interface for short-term Memory devices

Contact this candidate