Parisa SHOKOUHI is a Professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics at Penn State, Pennsylvania, USA.

Prior to joining Penn State, she was a research group leader in Nondestructive Testing Department of BAM - Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany - and a visiting Professor at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL).

Her research interests include: Stress wave propagation in fractured media, Nondestructive evaluation (linear and nonlinear ultrasonic testing), Structural health monitoring (acoustic emission), Machine learning and data analytics, Acoustic/Seismic metamaterials. She has co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed publications including more than 60 refereed journal papers. Her research has been funded by various programs of Department of Energy (DOE), National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST), US Department of Transportation (USDOT) and Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), among others.

She is a recipient of Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, 2019 American Society For Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) Fellowship and 2020 ASNT Faculty Awards as well as IMS 2022 Distinguished Faculty Scholarship. When not working, Parisa enjoys traveling to faraway places (when there isn't a pandemic!), reading, road/gravel biking and running.