Department: Integrated Science and Technology

Areas of expertise:

  • Fluid-Thermal Sciences
  • Renewable Energy Applications
  • Instrumentation and Measurements
  • Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning
  • International Education and Programs
  • Exchanges and University Partnerships

Altaii teaches classes in Energy Issues, Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, and Heat Transfer.

Altaii research focuses on energy and environmental sustainability, energy monitoring and conservation, and extracting water out of air.

Altaii earned a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering at University of Baghdad, a master's degree in Mechanical Engineering at City College of the City University of New York and a doctorate in Mechanical Engineering at The City University of New York.

Media contact: Eric Gorton,, 540-908-1760.

Karim Altaii

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