Forouzan Golshani

Forouzan Golshani
California State University Long Beach, United States of America
Dean, College of Engineering

Dr. Forouzan Golshani is the Dean of CSULB College of Engineering. A Fellow of National Academy of Inventors and IEEE, Dr. Golshani holds a dozen U.S. and international patents and is the founder of three successful companies. He has authored over 200 articles, and served as Editor-in-Chief and board member of several scientific publications, including IEEE MultiMedia and IEEE Transactions on Multimedia. Previously he held positions at Arizona State University, Wright University and Imperial College in London, UK.

A former Advisor to the Costa Rica Ministry of Science and the President of Technologica de Costa Rica, Dr. Golshani has served in senior management and technical consulting positions at a number of well-known corporations, including Honeywell, Intel, Bull Worldwide Systems, McDonnell Douglas Helicopter, Motorola, and Sperry. 

He serves on California Assembly’s Aerospace Advisory Council, Board of Directors of Greater Long Beach YMCA and Long Beach Community Action Partnership. He is the recipient of the 2017 NAACP Award for Leadership in Higher Education, 2010 Distinguished Dean award from the LA Council of Scientists and Engineers and the 2009 Distinguished Engineering Educator from the Orange County Engineering Council as Distinguished Engineering Educator.