Mihri is a professor in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UC Riverside. She holds an MS in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, an MS in Materials Science and Engineering from Stanford University, and a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from UC San Diego. Her eco-friendly technologies have received a lot of attention being featured by magazines, TV shows, and newspapers worldwide.
Mihri has received many awards for her research. These honors include: the National Medal for Engineering Science Young Investigator, the Young Frontier in Engineering Honor, the Inventor Recognition Award, the Distinguished Engineering Educator of the Year, and the Visionary Science Award.
Also, Mihri is dedicated to improving diversity in engineering. She worked alongside an executive producer to produce a new science show called FabLab – a show focused on engaging teenage girls in science. The show was created in partnership with the National Science Teachers Association on the Fox TV network. During her interview, Mihri asked the girls for help in participating in climate action.
To learn more about Mihri and her lab visit her website.