Dr. Mehdi Ghommem | American University of Sharjah


College / Department

Teaching areas

Dynamics, mechanical vibrations, dynamic systems, aircraft stability and control, engineering measurements.

Research areas

Nonlinear dynamics, modeling and simulation of micro-electro mechanical systems (MEMS), fluid-structure interactions, model reduction of large dynamic/energy systems, flow in porous media.


PhD, Engineering Mechanics, Virginia Tech, United States, 2011
MS, Computational Mechanics, Ecole Polytechnique de Tunisie, Tunisia, 2008
Bachelor, Mechanical Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique de Tunisie, Tunisia, 2007

Professional experience

Research Scientist, Schlumberger, Dammam, Saudi Arabia, 2013 - 2016
Postdoctoral Researcher, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, 2012 - 2013
Research Assistant, Virginia Tech, Virginia, United States, 2009 - 2011
Teaching Assistant, Virginia Tech, Virginia, United States, 2008 - 2008


The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME, International
Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), February 2015 - January 2016
International Society for Porous Media (INTERPORE), January 2013 - January 2014
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), January 2009 - December 2011
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