Navid Goudarzi is an Assistant Professor in the Mechanical Engineering program (ETCM) Department, and an Energy Production and Infrastructure Center (EPIC)  Associate, at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC). He has +5 years of experience in developing sustainable concepts for clean energy systems through an extensive collaboration with scientists in academia and engineers in the industry. His current research is focused on computational and experimental fluid dynamics analysis, and cost modeling of green energy systems.

He is the Associate Editor of Energy for Sustainable Development Journal, the Track Chair of Tracks 1-6 (Plant Construction Issues and Supply Chain Management) and 1-7 (Renewable Energy Systems: Solar, Wind, Hydro and Geothermal) in the ASME Power 2017 Conference, and reviewer of +20 journals and conferences.