Goodrich Professor of Engineering Innovation Director, Wireless Health Program Director

Mehran Mehregany received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1986 and 1990, respectively. From 1986 to 1990, he was a consultant to the Robotic Systems Research Department at AT&T Bell Laboratories, where he was a key contributor to ground-breaking research in microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).
Dr. Mehregany joined the Department of Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics at Case Western Reserve University as an Assistant Professor in 1990. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 1994 and Full Professor in 1997, held the George S. Dively Professor of Engineering endowed chair (1998 to 2000), and has since held the Goodrich Professor of Engineering Innovation endowed chair. He served as the Director of the MEMS Research Center (1995 to 2002) and Chairman of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department (January 2003 to January 2006) at Case. He served as the Faculty Director of Development for the Case School of Engineering 2010-2011 (while based in San Diego).
Dr. Mehregany was the founding Executive Vice President of Engineering, Chief of Engineering Research, and the Gary and Mary West Endowed Chair of Wireless Health Technology at the West Wireless Health Institute from November 2009 through August 2010 (taking a leave from Case). During this period, he formulated the Institute's engineering program, recruited the initial talent, and launched the initial research activities and product developments, including Sense4Baby which is currently being commercialized by the West Health Institute (fka, West Wireless Health Institute). Dr. Mehregany proposed the Case School of Engineering San Diego Programs to the University in 2006 and founded the Case School of Engineering San Diego Programs in July 2007 and its Wireless Health Program in 2010; he is the Director of these programs and has a secondary appointment in the Biomedical Engineering Department.