Dr. Mehdi Rashidian
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:
Supply Chain Management
Information System Analysis and evaluation
Enterprise Resource Planning
Voice over IP Telecommunication
High Speed Internet Design
Hybrid Wireless Communication
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
High Speed Networking
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
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
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
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
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:
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:
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