Akrion Systems has appointed Dr. Mehran Asdigha as its new vice president of engineering. Asdigha joins the surface preparation specialists from BlueShift Technologies where he was senior vice president of engineering.
Asdigha is an expert in the design and development of advanced electromechanical systems and controls, and has held senior positions at PRI, Axcelis Technologies, and Brooks Automation. Asdigha received his BSME degree from Michigan State University and his MSME and PhD from Tufts University.
“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Asdigha to our organisation. Akrion Systems has many development programs in progress and even more in the planning stage and Mehran is well qualified to lead those efforts,” said Akrion Systems' president and CEO, Michael Ioannou, about the appointment.