Dr. Bahman Atefi, 65, passed away suddenly at his home in McLean, Virginia, on March 5.
He was born in Tehran, Iran, and came to the United States to attend Cornell University. He completed a doctorate degree in nuclear engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
He recently retired from Alion Science and Technology, where he was the CEO since 2002. Dr. Atefi loved skiing in Vail, running, tennis and most importantly, traveling with his family. He will always be remembered for his kind heart, warm laughter, and his incredible love for his family.
Dr. Atefi is survived by his wife, Hamila, his three children Bobak, Bahram and Yasmin, and granddaughter Beatrice.
A memorial service to honor his life was held at the Congressional Country Club.