Authors for Energy and the Environment: Sources, Technologies, and Impacts


Reza Toossi

Reza Toossi


California State University, Long Beach

Dr. Reza Toossi is a professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at CSULB. He received his B.S. degree from the Aryamehr (currently Sharif) University of Technology in Tehran, Iran, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California, Berkeley. He continued his Post Doctoral research studies in the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and joined the CSULB faculty in 1981. Dr. Toossi has worked both as a research scientist and consultant on various projects related to aqueous aerosols and droplets in the atmosphere, nuclear safety, sensor design, air pollution modeling, flame propagation, fluid mechanics, and fiber optics. His current interests are conducting research and teaching courses on combustion, environmental engineering, and renewable energy sources.

Dr. Toossi is a member of ASME, ASEE, SAE, SPIE, and Sigma Xi and the recipient of the 1995 CSULB Distinguished Faculty Scholarly and Creative Achievement Award and 1994/1995 TRW Excellence in Teaching Award.