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Elham  Ghashghai - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Elham Ghashghai

Clinical Professor of Systems Engineering | Loyola Marymount University


Frank R. Seaver College of Science and Engineering


Senior project leader at The Aerospace Corporation for complex system design and evaluation. A broad background in math-modeling, systems engineering and public policy. Prior joining Aerospace, was with the RAND Corporation, leading multi-disciplinary team contributions to a variety of studies for future aerospace architecture, communication satellite design, operations research, Global Positioning System (GPS), information technology, and Middle East policy analysis. Taught variety of courses at University of Southern California (USC) and now at Loyola Marymount University (LMU).

Education (3)

Purdue University, Indiana: Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial and Systems Engineering 1997

Purdue University, Indiana: Master of Science in Mathematics 1993

Berea College, Kentucky: Bachelor in Science in Mathematics 1991


Areas of Expertise (10)

Policy Analysis

Graduate and Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring

Architecture Design and Evaluation

Government Relations

Program Management

Strategic Thinking

Aerospace Systems Engineering

Satellite Communication Network Design

Global Positioning Systems (Gps)


Industry Expertise (3)

Public Policy


Government Relations