Instructors

SIMO MAKIHARJU, PH.D.

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley

Simo A. Mäkiharju is an Assistant Professor at UC Berkeley.  Prof. Mäkiharju’s undergraduate studies were in Energy Technology at the Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland. In 2005 he received his Mechanical Engineering M.Sc. from the Ohio State University and his Ph.D. in 2012 from the University of Michigan. His graduate research focused on the reduction of […]

ROBERTO HOROWITZ, PH.D.

Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering; James Fife Endowed Chair Professor of Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley

Roberto Horowitz is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at UC Berkeley and holds the James Fife Endowed Chair in the College of Engineering. He received a B.S. degree with highest honors in 1978 and a Ph.D. degree in 1983 in mechanical engineering from the University of California at Berkeley and became a […]

MARK MUELLER, PH.D.

Title: Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley

Mark Mueller received a B.Eng. in Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering at the University of Pretoria in South Africa in 2008. With a scholarship from the Swiss Federation, he continued to his M.Sc. and Dr. Sc. in Mechanical Engineering at the ETH Zurich, in 2011 and 2015, respectively. He joined the Mechanical Engineering Department at UC […]

KOUSHIL SREENATH, PH.D.

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley

Koushil Sreenath is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, at UC Berkeley. He received a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and a M.S. degree in Applied Mathematics from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, MI, in 2011. He was a Postdoctoral Scholar at the GRASP Lab at University of Pennsylvania from […]

KAMESHWAR POOLLA, PH.D.

Cadence Design Systems Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley

Kameshwar Poolla received his B.Tech. degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay in 1980; and his Ph.D. from the Center for Mathematical System Theory, University of Florida, Gainesville in 1984, both in Electrical Engineering. He served on the faculty of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois, Urbana from […]

GABRIEL GOMES, PH.D.

Assistant Research Engineering and Lecturer of Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley

Dr. Gomes is a control systems engineer with expertise in the areas of traffic modeling, simulation, and control. He earned his doctorate degree in controls at U.C. Berkeley in 2004 where his research focused on developing ramp metering strategies for the I210 corridor. He then joined the California Center for Innovated Transportation (CCIT) where he […]

KHALID MOSALAM, PH.D.

Professor, CEE, UC Berkeley; Director of the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center

Professor Khalid Mosalam is a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at UC Berkeley. He is also Taisei Professor of Civil Engineering and Director of the Pacific Earthquake Engineering Research Center. He received his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Cornell University in 1996 and his M.S. in Structural Engineering from Cairo University in 1991. […]

TAREK ZOHDI, PH.D.

Chief Technology Officer, Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership; Chancellor's Professor, Mechanical Engineering, UC Berkeley

Tarek I. Zohdi is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the Coleman Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership. His main duties are to build stronger technological interactions between the Fung Institute and the College of Engineering departments. He is also the Faculty and Academic Director of Executive & Professional Education’s Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA)-UC […]