Shaghayegh graduated with a Ph.D. in Fiber and Polymer Science in 2016 under the direction of Dr. Bradford. Her main research interests are CNT/Carbon nanocomposites using aligned CNT preforms and their applications as low density materials in advanced multifunctional, high temperature structures. Shaghayegh received a B.S. in 2010 in Textiles at AmirKabir University of Technology and a M.S. in 2013 in Textile Engineering at NC State University.