Amad Tayebi

Amad Tayebi, Plastics Engineering

Professor Emeritus
Ball 205B


Fibrous materials and composites.  mechanical behavior, performance and failure of plastics products.  air filtration and respiratory protective devices, automated assembly systems. Patent law.

Research Interest

Plastics product design, testing and failure analysis. Design of automated assembly systems. Mechanics of fibrous structures and fiber reinforced composites.  

Educational Background

B.S. (Highest Honors), Alexandria University, S.M., M.E., Sc.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, J.D., Massachusetts School of Law


Dr. Tayebi has extensive research, industrial and business experience in the fields of thermoforming, fibrous structures and processing of fibrous materials, filtration, fluid transfer through porous media, fiber-reinforced composites, respiratory protective devices and design of automated assembly equipment.  He is also a patent attorney involved in preparation and prosecution of patent applications, infringement, and validity opinions.  He has authored numerous technical and law articles and 25 U.S. patents.