Salami Dismissal

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Salami Dismissal

[Name of the institute]North Carolina A&T state university and

State of North Carolina

Conspired against dr. Salami to dismiss him from

Tenured full professorship

April 14, 2012 during a short-term disability

At the age of 17 Reza Salami, came to US after completing high school. To continue his education he worked and went to North Virginia Community College. He did B.S. from Virginia Tech in 1977 and M.S. in Civil engineering in 1979. He did Ph. D. in Civil Engineering and in Engineering Mechanics from University of Arizona in 1981.

After completing his education he joined Southern Illinois University as assistant professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering. He worked there for a year. Then he served duties of Vice President at Serata Geomechnics Inc in California. To establish a new Civil Engineering degree he joined North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NC A&T) as tenure track in Civil and Environmental Engineering in August 1987. He became Associate Professor with permanent tenure in 1994 and promoted to full tenured professor in 1997.

In this tenure at NC A&T, Dr. Salami founded Chapter of American Society of Civil Engineer; served as ASCE advisor for six years and won first position in all Civil Engineering completions in Carolina Conference; founded educational laboratory in Geotechnical Engineering; he supported 100 undergraduate students by providing funds from external sources, provide supervision to 50 M.S. students and provide 15 undergraduate students per semester. He chaired College of Engineering Committees of Tenure, Award Committee, Grade Appeal Board, University Graduate and Research Counsel, Graduate Coordinator. For period of 1998-90, 1992-94 and 1997-98 he declared as outstanding teacher of the year in Civil Engineering Department. From 1991 to 1996 he awarded with College of Engineering Excellence in Teaching or Research. At American Society of Civil Engineers at State of North Carolina Dr. Salami awarded outstanding Distinguished ...