Quick Facts

Grew up


Teaching Areas of Interest

Introduction to Engineering, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Mechanical Design, and Systems Dynamics and Control, Systems Engineering.

Research Areas of Interest

Human Systems Integration, Design of Automation, Human Automation Teamwork Curriculum reform and design, Change management

One thing that inspires me to do my research is...

the joy from seeing my students become competent presenters, thinkers, researchers, and more accomplished professionals.

How has your personal background influenced your work at CSUN?

Coming from a war-torn country that has a deep aspiration to improve its education system and educate its workforce, I have a deep understanding of how CSUN students view scholastic achievements as providing them a career and fulfilled life.

“When I am grading, I make sure I... am fair.”

What is your educational history?

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
University of Southern California

Why do you like to work here?

Opportunity to make transformational changes.