Mohammad R. Jahanshahi is an assistant professor in the Lyles School of Civil Engineering at Purdue University and an affiliated member in the Mobility and Robotic Systems Section at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. His research has been primarily focused on autonomous sensing, data interpretation, and intelligent condition assessment of structures. Prior to joining Purdue University, Mohammad was a research technologist in the Mobility and Robotic Systems Section at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He earned his Ph.D. in civil engineering at the University of Southern California in 2011. He holds a B.S. in civil engineering from Shiraz University, Iran, an M.S. in structural engineering from Tarbiat Modarres University, Iran, and an M.S. in electrical engineering from USC.