Part-time Faculty

The Department is blessed with a large pool of technically superior practicing engineers from Silicon Valley industries who teach part-time for our department.  Many of them have doctoral degrees in engineering.  They bring to our classes their rich industrial experience and further prepare our students  for real-world career development. 

Davood Abdollahian

Abdollahian, Davood, PhD UC Berkley

Advisory Engineer (retired) Areva, Inc.
Office

Spring 2019 Classes: none
Spring 2019 Office hours: none
Classes taughtME 111, 113, 130, 221
Email: davooda.sjsu@gmail.com
Phone: 408.888.7314

Salman Ahsan

Ahsan, Salman, PhD Princeton University

Office
Spring 2019 Classes
: ME 106 Lab F(09:00-11:45), ME 115 Lab Th(13:30-16:15)
Spring 2019 Office hours: Tu/Th 16:15-17:00, by appointment
Classes taught:
Email: salman.ahsan@sjsu.edu 
Phone: 408.981.7030

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Babakhanian, Meg PhD

Office
Spring 2019 Classes: none
Spring 2019 Office hours: none
Classes taught: ME 267
Email: mbabakha@stanford.edu 
Phone

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Bae, Hee Man, PhD

Office
Spring 2019 Classes: none
Spring 2019 Office hours: none
Classes taught: ME 192
Email: hee.bae@sjsu.edu 
Phone

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Bowley, Susan, PhD University of Virginia

Mechanical and Biomedical Engineer
Office

Spring 2019 Classes
: ME 165 M(13:30-16:15; 16:30-19:15); Tu(16:30-19:15), ME 180 Tu(13:30-16:15)
Spring 2019 Office hours: Online Sundays 10:00-11:00, by appointment
Classes taught: ME 101, 165
Email: susan.bowley@sjsu.edu 
Phone: 202.538.4432 

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Burlingame, Bryan, MS SJSU

Mechanical Engineer
Office
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Spring 2019 Classes: ME 30 W(12:00-12:50)
Spring 2019 Office hours
Classes taught: ME 30
Email: bryan.burlingame@sjsu.edu 
Phone: 408.924.3850

Prof. Caires

Caires, Debra

Office: MQH 416
Spring 2019 Classes: ME 180 Tu(16:30-17:20)
Spring 2019 Office hours: M/W 12:15-13:15; Zoom Online Conferences M-F by appointment
Classes taught: ME 180
Email: debra.caires@sjsu.edu 
Phone: n/a

mehrdad alipour

Chan, Eduardo, PhD Caltech

Consultant in CAD and FEA
Office
: E 303
Spring 2019 Classes: ME 160 TuTh(18:00-19:15), ME 274 TuTh(19:30-20:45)
Spring 2019 Office hours: Tu/Th 08:45-09:30
Classes taught: ME 101, 160, 165, 240, 273, 274
Email: echan.sjsu@gmail.com 
Phone: 408.418.8535

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Cydzik, Edward

Office: E 348
Spring 2019 Classes: E136 MW(19:30-20:45)
Spring 2019 Office hours: M/W 18:30-19:30
Classes taught: ME 110, 136
Email: edward.cydzik@sjsu.edu 
Phone: 650.954.7278

nik djordjevic

Djordjevic, Nik, MS UCLA

Manager, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company
Office

Spring 2019 Classes: none
Spring 2019 Office hours: none
Classes taught: AE 110, 210, 262, 267, 275; ME 113, 114
Email: nikd0303@gmail.com 
Phone: 650.999.1287

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Foster, Charles

Office
Spring 2019 Classes: none
Spring 2019 Office hours: none
Classes taught: ME 110, 157
Email: charles.foster@sjsu.edu 
Phone

 Hardikar

Hardikar, Kedar, PhD Brown University

Modules Reliability ME Manager Google Consumer Hardware
Office

Spring 2019 Classes: ME 114 TuTh(19:30-20:45)
Spring 2019 Office hours: Before/after classes; by appointment
Classes taught: ME 101, 114, 230, 260
Email: kyhardik.sjsu@gmail.com 
Phone: 408.823.6949 

Dr. Rahimi

Hemati, Neyram, PhD Cornell University

Principal Electromagnetic Engineer, Nikon Research Corp.
Office
: E 348
Spring 2019 Classes: ME 187 MW(19:30-20:45)
Spring 2019 Office hours: M/W 08:45-09:45
Classes taught: ME 101, 187, 280, 285
Email: neyram.hemati@sjsu.edu
Phone: 408.761.1467

sargon ishaya

Ishaya, Sargon, MS Stanford

Registered Mechanical Engineer, LEED AP; Principal, Pragmatic Professional Engineers
Office

Spring 2019 Classes: none
Spring 2019 Office hours: none
Classes taught: ME 183
Email: sargon@pragmaticPE.com 
Phone: 408.813.2970

Kabbani Hussam

Kabbani, Hussam, PhD UNLV

Mechanical Engineer
Office
: E 348
Spring 2019 Classes: ME 111 MW(18:00-19:15), ME 130 MW(19:30-20:45)
Spring 2019 Office hours
Classes taught: ME 111, 114, 130
Email: hussameddine.kabbani@gmail.com 
Phone: 408.799.3043

Raquib Khan

Khan, Raquib, PhD UNR

Advisor/Consultant: Tribology and Materials Science; Senior Principal Scientist (former) at Seagate Technology and Samsung Electro Magnetics

Office:
Spring 2019 Classes: ME 114 MW(19:30-20:45)
Spring 2019 Office hours: Before class/appointment
Classes taught
Email: khan_raquib@yahoo.com
Phone

paul kutler

Kutler, Paul, PhD Iowa State University; MSM Stanford

Advanced Fliers, LLC; Deputy Director (retired), NASA-Ames
Office
: E 348
Spring 2019 Classes: ME 111 TuTh(16:30-17:45)
Spring 2019 Office hours: Tu/Th 15:15-16:45
Classes taught: ME 111
Email: pkutler@comcast.net 
Phone: 408.482.1028

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Lu, Long

Office: SH 434
Spring 2019 Classes: ME 147 MW(09:00-10:15)
Spring 2019 Office hours: M/W 08:00-09:00
Classes taught:
Email: long.lu@sjsu.edu
Phone: n/a

James Mokri

Mokri, James, MS

Engineer (retired), GE Nuclear Energy
Office
: E 141
Spring 2019 Classes: ME 195B W(13:30-16:15)
Spring 2019 Office hours: W 12:00-16:30
Classes taught: ME 115, 170, 185, 195A/B
Email: james.mokri@sjsu.edu 
Phone: 831.238.2029

ananda mysore

Mysore, Ananda, MS UNC Charlotte

President & Principal Engineer, Angle Stystems LLC
Office
: E 133
Spring 2019 Classes: ME 120 M(09:00-09:50), ME 120 Lab Tu(13:30-16:15); Tu(18:00-20:45); M(10:30-13:15); M(18:00-20:45)
Spring 2019 Office hours
Classes taught: ME 120
Email: mvananda@sbcglobal.net 
Phone: 408.306.4537

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Pharand, Michel MASc and MSEM

Principal Mechanical Design Engineer, Ultratech
Office

Spring 2019 Classes: none
Spring 2019 Office hours
Classes taught: ME 250
Email: pharand@comcast.net
Phone

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Rahimi, Ali, PhD UC Berkley

Office: E 403
Spring 2019 Classes
Spring 2019 Office hours:
Classes taught: ME 101, 106, 147, 157, 187, 243, 280, 281
Email: arahimi123@yahoo.com 
Phone: 408.276.2986

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Rongere, Francois

Office
Spring 2019 Classes: none
Spring 2019 Office hours: none
Classes taught: ME 101, 172
Email: fxrg@pge.com 
Phone: 415.517.0946

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Shabany, Younes PhD

Office: E 348
Spring 2019 Classes: ME 230 MW(18:00-19:15), ME 210 MW(19:15-20:45)
Spring 2019 Office hours: M 16:30-17:45 and 20:45-21:30
Classes taught: ME 210, 211, 221, 230
Email: yshabany@yahoo.com 
Phone: 408.313.8391

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Sawyer, Kevin

Office
Spring 2019 Classes: none
Spring 2019 Office hours: none
Classes taught: ME 186
Email: kevin.s@hsaengr.com 
Phone

Mark Sullivan

Sullivan, Mark, MS University of Arizona, PE

Senior Staff Optical Engineer, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company
Office

Spring 2019 Classes: none
Spring 2019 Office hours: none
Classes taught: ME 250
Email: imarksullivan@gmail.com 
Phone: 650.919.3847

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Tabrizi, Abdie, PhD

Office: E 348
Spring 2019 Classes: ME 130 TuTh(09:00-10:15)
Spring 2019 Office hours: Tu/Th 08:00-09:00
Classes taught: ME 101, 113
Email: abdie.tabrizi@evc.edu 
Phone: 408.924.3854

 Ernie Thurlow

Thurlow, Ernest, PhD

Office: E 348
Spring 2019 Classes: ME 113 MW(08:00-09:40)
Spring 2019 Office hours: M/W 07:30-08:00 & 09:40-10:10; by appointment
Classes taught: ME 111, 113, 182, 200, 271
Email: erniethurlow@yahoo.com
Phone: 408.504.6086

paul kutler

Tsou, Rex, PhD

Office: E 348
Spring 2019 Classes: ME 101 TuTh(10:30-11:45); TuTh(12:00-13:15)
Spring 2019 Office hours
Classes taught: ME 101, 111, 113
Email: rexctsou@gmail.com 
Phone: 408.368.7031

Dr. Tyukhov

Tykhov, Igor, PhD National Research University "MPEI"

Office: E 348
Spring 2019 Classes: ME 115 Lab Tu(10:30-13:15); W(13:30-16:15); M(13:30-16:15) 
Spring 2019 Office hours: M/W 16:15-17:00; Tu 13:15-14:00 
Classes taught: ME 170
Email: igor.tyukhov@sjsu.edu
Phone: 408.618.9445

Peter Woytowitz

Woytowitz, Peter, PhD, PE

Office
Spring 2019 Classes: ME 268 TuTh(19:30-20:45)
Spring 2019 Office hours: Tu/Th 08:45-09:45
Classes taught: ME 160, 240, 260
Email: pwoytowitz@yahoo.com 
Phone: 408.316.6821

ken youssefi

Youssefi, Ken, PhD UC Berkley

Office: E 137
Spring 2019 Classes: ME 20 W(09:00-09:50), ME 265 MW(18:00-19:15)
Spring 2019 Office hours: M/W 14:30-16:30; W 10:00-11:30
Classes taught: ENG 10; ME 19, 20, 101, 154, 157, 265
Email: kyoussefi@aol.com 
Phone: 408.924.4142 

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Zaidi, Syed, PhD

Office: E 133
Spring 2019 Classes
Spring 2019 Office hours:
Classes taught: ME 113, 114, 115, 120, 195A/B
Email: sohailhzaidi@gmail.com 
Phone: 609.558.1227

Jack Zarour

Zarour, Jack, Undergraduate Cal Poly SLO

Design Build Mechanical Contracting (former)

Office: BBC 108
Spring 2019 Classes: ME 183 TTh(18:00-19:15)
Spring 2019 Office hours: Tu/Th 17:00-18:00
Classes taught
Email: jack.zarour@sjsu.edu 
Phone: 408.489.9941