Mohamad Zalzale

Mohamad Zalzale

Colleges, School and Institutes

Research interests

Computational physics, computational fluid dynamics, porous media, lattice Boltzmann


Dr Mohamad Zalzale is a Lecturer at the School of Engineering.

Mohamad is an interdisciplinary scientist. He holds a PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in Switzerland and an MSc in Computational Physics from the Montpellier University in France.

Mohamad teaches a variety of courses in the Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science programs and his research revolves around the use of computational physics to solve engineering problems.

Prior to joining the University of Birmingham in Dubai, Mohamad worked as a research scientist and project manager in the Oil and Gas industry in Norway and Kuwait, and as a Materials Engineering research and teaching assistant at EPFL in Switzerland.

Education/Academic qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne

    Materials Science and Engineering

    1 Feb 2011 - 31 Jul 2014
  • Master in Science, University of Montpellier

    Computational Physics

    1 Sep 2008 - 31 Aug 2010
  • Bachelor of Science

    Fundamental Physics

    1 Sep 2005 - 30 Jun 2008

Willingness to take PhD students