Professor, mentor and colleague in the mathematics department, Shahrdad “Shar” Sajjadi, 58, worked at Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Campus since 2005 in a variety of academic roles. He was known for his research on theoretical fluid mechanics and for helping start the university’s degree in computational mathematics. Born in Tehran, Iran, Sajjadi graduated from Coventry University in England with a B.S. and Doctorate in Philosophy. Later, he earned another Doctorate in Science from Cambridge University. He is survived by his wife, LuAnn.