Prof. Nasr holds a Ph.D. (1993) and a MS (1990) from Purdue University and a BS from Oklahoma State University (1987), all in Mechanical Engineering.

Prof. Nasr served as a member of SAE, ASEE, ASME, ASHRAE, the World Energy Council, and also an EC2000 ABET Evaluator for the accreditation of engineering programs.

Dr. Nasr published an extensive list of journal papers in the field of Thermal Sciences tackling a wide array of energy problems. He is a recipient of SAE’s Ralph Teetor Educational Award (1998), Kettering University’s Outstanding Teacher Award (2000), Outstanding Applied Researcher Award (2000), CETL’s Best Poster Award as Educational Research (2002), and TRW/CETL Educational Scholar Award (2003).

Between 2004 and 2018, Dr. Nasr served as the Dean of the Faculty of Business and Management at the University of Balamand and Assistant to the President for Academic Advancement. Dr. Nasr also served on national committees such as the taskforce on University Governance and Quality Assurance at the Ministry of Education and Higher Education.
Honors & Awards
Engineering Accreditation Commission (ABET 2004-05)
Best Poster Award CETL (Kettering University 2004)
Educational Scholar Award (Kettering University 2003)
Best Poster Award PBL (Kettering University 2002)
Honorary Member of Robot Society (Kettering University 2001)
Outstanding Applied Researcher Award (Kettering University 2000)
Outstanding Teaching Award (Kettering University 2000)
Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award (SAE International 1998)