Majid Naghshineh, PhD

Technology Transfer Advisor, Solar Fuels Institute (SOFI). Visiting scholar at Northwestern University. Majid’s primary focus is on industrial outreach and technology demonstration through collaboration with global industries and partners.

Majid is currently providing business and technology development and his mission is to identify new opportunities in advanced and enabling know-hows related to renewable energy, alternative fuels and power generation and holds numerous patents. For the last 20 years, He held leadership positions at Navistar International as well as C.E. Niehoff providing technical and operational management for global teams and programs. He is a judge for the Segal Design Institute and seats on the industry advisory boards of NIU, UIC, IIT, and NU, and has taught mechanical engineering courses at IIT.

Majid received both his B.S. and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology and his Ph.D. in Turbomachines from Imperial College London, U.K.