Taqi is currently pursuing his 3rd degree at Oregon State, a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering. He received his B.S. and M.Engr. in Industrial Engineering with Manufacturing Systems Engineering focus, and Statistics minor. After completing his Master’s program, he worked for Automation Tooling Systems as a Safety and Industrial Engineering Intern in Corvallis, OR. However, shortly, and only after four months, he decided to come back to school for his Ph.D.
As a member of the Process Improvement Group, Taqi’s research is focused on Technology Commercialization at universities, and Social Entrepreneurship.
Taqi’s areas of interests are leadership through conversations, psychology, technology commercialization, product development, entrepreneurship, startups, marketing, and social entrepreneurship.