Najmedin Meshkati

Najmedin Meshkati is a Professor of Civil/Environmental Engineering, Industrial & Systems Engineering; and International Relations at the University of Southern California (USC); he has developed and been teaching a new undergraduate course, "Engineering Diplomacy: Fusing Engineering with Foreign Policy and International Development." He is an Associate (ex-Research Fellow) with the Project on Managing the Atom at Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School; and was a Jefferson Science Fellow and a Senior Science and Engineering Advisor, Office of Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary of State, US State Department, Washington, DC (2009-2010).


Engineering Diplomacy is Necessary to Tackle Global Grand Challenges

By Najmedin Meshkati - 10/12/2022

In 2012, Najmedin Meshkati emphasized the role of engineering diplomacy. Today, with challenges that transcend borders and involve complex systems, including the plight of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Plant, he is even more convinced of its necessity.


Engineering Diplomacy

By Najmedin Meshkati - 06/05/2012

Policy makers should elevate the use of cooperation in engineering areas to foster relationships and solve global problems, particularly between the United States and the Middle East and Caucasus.

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