M. Shadbakht Mahani
Harwood Heights, IL60706
MS Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
December 1991, University of Illinois at Chicago
BS Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
March 1990, University of Illinois at Chicago
BS Technical Management
1972 Air Force Academy
Air Defense Electronics and Technical Management 1973-1974 US Air Force and Army- Lack Land Air Force Base, and Fort Bliss TX.
Adjunct Faculty 1/15 to Present
I have taught MS Office to the Medical Technology students.
Faculty 10/98 to 9/2014
DeVry University- Chicago
I have taught Cisco Networking, as well as Electronics and Computer Technology.
Faculty 8/97 to 8/98
Robert Morris College- Chicago
I have taught Architect, AutoCAD, manual drafting, and computer application software.
Faculty 7/93 to 10/05
Academy of Languages and Computer Science- Chicago
I have taught computer application software as well as English as a Second Language.
Tutor 3/92 to 6/93
Adult Learning Skill Program (ALSP), Wilbur Wright College
I have been a Tutor for the GED as well as ESL for the international students.
Research Assistant 3/90 to 12/91
Micro fabrication and Applications Lab (MAL) University of Illinois at Chicago
Design, fabrication and characterization of Integrated Titanium-dioxide gas sensor
on a silicon substrate.
Technician 1984 to 1990
TV BRITE, Chicago, Illinois
Diagnosed and repaired wide variety of audio and video equipment.
Technician 1980 to 1982
Hospital Engineering Co.
Installed, maintained, and serviced all kinds of medical apparatus.
Technical Manager 1969 to 1979
Installed, maintained, and managed periodical service of the radar and missile.
ACTIVITIES AND HONORS
Member of -phi theta kappa, -Alpha Chi National Honor Society, and
-eta kappa nu. (Engineering Honor Society)
Speak Portuguese, Polish, Persian, and Spanish. PERSONAL DATA: US citizen
Awards and Recognition, which I am proud of:
I have established Iota Chapter of the Alpha Chi National Honor Society at DeVry University and Keller Graduate School of Management- Chicago Campus and Centers February 22, 2002.
I have received "Ron Taylor Award 2005
I have received “I Teach – Pass It On Medallion from a Students Central colleague.
I have received "a Plaque of I TEACH – Pass It On.
It carries a special message that simply says I TEACH.
It’s a symbol of our values and the students that we reach.
I have received "the STAR pin from President Candace Goodwin.
I have received “President’s TEACH award for service excellence”, June 2013 recognition of:
“Going Above and Beyond” signed by President Candace Goodwin.
I have been active in Polish, Czech/Slavic, and Ukrainian community in Chicago land area, learning their language and helping them learn English as a second language as well as showing them how to use computer in their own daily lives or business. There have been written many articles in their media about my "unique method of teaching".
I have always prepared the course material and taught (online as well as on site):
oAC and DC Electronics.
oSemiconductors and Devices.
oA+ Certificate Courses
oEnglish as a Second Language.
* More than 21 years of teaching experience.
* More than 10 years of professional experience in Electronics field.
* A highly organized approach to work coupled with attention to detail.
* A good team player.
* Able to take praise and criticism.
* Always think creatively to solve a problem.
* Always take the initiative
* Always have been personally and socially responsible
Dr. Karagiannes, Jim Faculty Chair 773-***-****
Dr. Goodwin, Candace Chicago Metro Campus President 773-***-****
Dr. Mehmeti, Astrit Faculty 773-***-****