Mahyar has served as dean of engineering at Cal Poly Pomona and as a senior analyst at the RAND Corporation.

Mahyar writes extensively on national security policy matters, systems engineering and engineering technology, as well as, literary fiction.

Look for a collection of Mahyar's books here:

Some of his books can also be found through RAND:

A Dark Sunny Afternoon, by Fountain Blue Publishing, is now available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble or other online booksellers.

Mahyar's short story,Tell Me More,  appeared in the Anthology of Short Stories, as part of the Reading Corner Series.  You may download the story free of charge at