Anas Chalah

Anas Chalah

Assistant Dean for Teaching and Learning

Dr. Anas Chalah is the Assistant Dean for Teaching and Learning at the School of Engineering, as well as a lecturer in Engineering Sciences at Harvard University. He leads a team of engineers and collaborates with faculty to create an environment that encourages hands-on engineering education. As a member of the research and teaching senior executive team, he applies new pedagogical methods in developing experimental and design-based activities, as well as in supporting SEAS' growing presence in Biological and Environmental Engineering. Anas received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Mohammad Souri

Director for Computing in Engineering Education

Mohammad is the Director for Active Learning in the Computing in Engineering Education (CEE) team.  He holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Kentucky and has over fifteen years of experience using various Finite Element Analysis commercial software.  His research interest lies in many areas, including shape-memory materials, microfluidics biosensors, battery heat management, additive manufacturing, and material characterization. Mohammad’s technical experience includes:

  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Computational Structural Mechanics
  • Computational Heat Transfer
  • Multiphysics Simulations
  • Numerical Methods
  • Mathematical Modeling
  • Smart Materials
  • Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH)

Jason Martinez

Senior Computational Engineer

Jason is a Senior Computational Engineer in the Computing in Engineering Education (CEE) team.  He holds a BE in Civil Engineering from The City College of New York, and a MSE and Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Michigan.  His graduate work focused on better understanding the thermal and structural response of composite floor systems under traveling fires using finite element analysis.  Jason’s technical experience includes:

  • Structural Engineering
  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Multiphysics Simulation
  • Numerical Methods
  • Data Analysis and Visualization
  • Machine Learning 

Chelsea Nneka Onyeador

Computational Engineer

Chelsea is a Computational Engineer in the Computing in Engineering Education (CEE) team. She holds an SM in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where her research centered on computational simulations of high-speed aerothermodynamics flows. She also earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University. She specializes in:

  • Aerospace Computational Engineering
  • Computational Aerothermodynamics
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Advanced Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer
  • Numerical Methods
  • Machine Learning