Dr. Brahimi graduated from Polytechnic University in Brooklyn, New York with a Masters and a Ph.D. degree. He has an extensive teaching and industrial experience. From 1995 to 2003, he worked in the industry and in February 2004 he joined the department of Mechanical Engineering Technology at City Tech as an Assistant Professor. His research and teaching interests include design analysis, reliability analysis and simulation, structural dynamics, and testing of elements. He is the author and co-other of several conference and journal papers.