Contact Information

Dr. Farhad Farzbod
Assisstant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Mississippi

201A Carrier Hall
University, MS 38677-1848




  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering
    University of Tehran, 2000
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering
    University of Toronto, Canada, 2003
  • M.S., Mathematics
    Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009
  • M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering
    Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010


  • Assisstant Professor, University of Mississippi, (2015-present)
  • Research Hardware Engineer, Google [x], (2013-2015)
  • Research Engineer/Postdoc, Idaho National Laboratory, (2010-2013)

Research Interests

  • Mechatronics
  • Acoustics
  • Transducer Design
  • Material Characterization
  • Periodic Structures and Metamaterials

Recent Publications

  • F. Farzbod and M.J. Leamy, "Analysis of Bloch's Method in Structures with Energy Dissipation," Journal of Vibration and Acoustics-Transactions of the ASME, Vol.133, No.5, October, 2011 p. 031010
  • F. Farzbod and M.J. Leamy "Analysis of Bloch's Method and the Propagation Technique in Periodic Structures," Journal of Vibration and Acoustics-Transactions of the ASME,, Vol. 133, No. 3, June, 2011, p. 051010
  • F. Farzbod and D.H. Hurley "Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy: Using Mode Shapes," IEEE Transactions On Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, Vol. 59, No. 11, November, 2012 pp. 2470-2475
  • F. Farzbod "Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy for a Sample with Cantilever Boundary Condition Using Rayleigh-Ritz Method," Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 114, No. 2, July, 2013 p. 24902
  • F. Farzbod & J. Dong, "Adaptive Piezoelectric Array for Bone Conduction Receiver in Wearable Computers," US Patent 20,150,268,673, 2015