Seyed Soltani

Assistant Professor

Office Location

Innovation, Science, and Technology Building, 4700 Research Way, Room 2110, Lakeland, FL 33805-8531



Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Wichita State University, 2010

MBA, Sharif University of Technology, 2005

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2002


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Google Scholar Profile


Dr. Seyed Soltani joined the faculty of mechanical engineering at Florida Polytechnic University as an assistant professor in 2016. Prior to that, he was a visiting assistant professor in mechanical and manufacturing engineering at Miami University from 2014 to  2016 and a research scientist and instructor in the College of Engineering at Wichita State University from 2011 to 2014. Soltani received a competitive appointment as a visiting faculty at the Air Force Institute of Technology (Dayton, Ohio) in 2016.



  • Computational and experimental mechanics of composites
  • Manufacturing of composites
  • Nanocomposites
  • Life cycle assessment


Professional Activities

  • Member, ASME
  • Member, SAMPE


Awards and Honors

  • Summer Faculty Scholarship at AFIT/WPAFB, Summer 2016
  • Winner of MSC Software’s Research Assist Program, Fall 2016


Selected Publications


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