Dr. Ardebili is a licensed professional engineer. He is professor and coordinator of the Engineering Science program in the Department of Science at BMCC. Prior to joining BMCC, he taught engineering at City College of New York and Cooper Union in New York City. He frequently conducts seminars for the Fundamentals of Engineering and Professional Engineer licensing examinations. His consulting activities focus on design services in the field of HVAC for architects, construction projects and building managers.
Dr. Ardebili has done research separated boundary layer flow with the aim of active control of boundary layer separation using Micro Electro Mechanical Systems. He also conducts research in Self-Sensing of Composite Material. The thrust of the research is to develop technology for Structural Health Monitoring of components manufactured with carbon micro- fiber and / or carbon nanotubes composite material. He also performs research in area of Engineering Education focusing on enhancing retention of engineering majors. He is active in the ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education) and is a frequent presenter at their national conferences. He is a member of ASME, AIAA.