Dr. Ali Nankali was appointed General Manager of Bidak International Company in 1985 after graduating in business and management and, whilst working, continued his studies and enrolled at Sharif University reading Industrial Engineering He went on to read Russian and Ukrainian languages at Kiev Red University and commenced studying for his Doctorate in stomatology at NMU in Kiev; completing his doctorate in 1999.
Dr. Nankali continued his academic studies by obtaining a further Ph.D. in orthopedic-implant stomatology (Prosthodontics), gaining the prestigious award of 'Candidate of Medical Sciences' in 2004.
In addition to his daily clinical works at NMU, Dr. Nankali conducted dedicated research into core and post systems achieving highly successful inventions that became known as the Nankali Post System and Nankali bur.
As a result of his extensive engineering background and complemented by his prosthetics and Maxillofacial clinical experiences, Dr. Nankali obtained groundbreaking outcomes in research into the distribution of masticatory force and mechanical strength of teeth hard tissues; gaining attention and recognition within the international scientific community.
In October 2004, Dr. Nankali immigrated with his family to the UK and furthered his academic research by achieving some patented scientific ideas in the United Kingdom and, in 2010, joined Barts and the London Medical and Dental School as a Clinical Senior Lecturer, tutoring both undergraduate and postgraduate students in Teaching and Innovation at the (Adult Oral Health) Centre. His role encompassed mentoring and supervising MSc and Ph.D. students and regularly hosted other professional CPD courses as well as chairing and conducting national and international conferences.
Dr. Nankali is president of the UKDentalCourses, facilitating and offering a physical and virtual professional learning platform for clinicians and students, with a growing membership of currently 10,000 members.
Furthermore, in conjunction with his career in academia, Dr. Nankali was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Powerdea Limited company in 2015; as a result of his invention and proof of theory for a new renewable energy system.