Lohrasbi, Ardeshir was born on October 8, 1945 in Tonokabon, Mazanderan, Iran. Came to the United States, 1972. Son of Mahmoud Lohrasbi and Najmeh Nighipour.
Bachelor of Science in Physics, Pars College, Tehran, Iran, 1971. Master of Business Administration, St. Francis College, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1974. Master of Science in Operations Research, Case Western Reserve University, 1976.
Doctor of Philosophy in Operations Research and Management Information System, Union Graduate School, 1978.
Assistant professor Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, 1978-1980. Associate professor University Illinois, Springfield, since 1980.
Married Nancy M. Lohrasbi, August 19, 1974. Children: John, Kevin.