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Oussama Safadi

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Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering Practice

Education

  • 1982, Bachelors, Engineering Mechanics, California State University at Northridge
  • 1985, Masters, Engineering (Structural Engineering), University of California at Los Angeles
  • 1991, Other, Engineer of Civil Engineering, University of California at Los Angeles
  • 1991, PhD, Engineering (Major: Structures, Minor: Dynamics and Applied Mathematics), University of California at Los Angeles

Biography


Academic Rank
Professor of Engineering Practice

USC Academic Positions
2010-: Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching of Calculus (CETC)

Professional Societies
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Associate Fellow
American Society of Engineering Education
Mathematical Association of America

Courses Taught
AME 201, Statics
AME 203, Mechanics I
AME 204, Strength of Materials
AME 205, Mechanics II
AME 231, Properties and Selection of Materials
AME 301, Dynamics
AME 305, Mechanical Design I
AME 353, Aerospace Structures I
AME 403, Stress Analysis
AME 420, Engineering Vibrations I
AME 525, Engineering Analysis
AME 529, Aircraft Structural Analysis
AME 584, Fracture Mechanics and Mechanisms

Research Summary


Structural Dynamics, Finite Element Analysis, Stress Analysis

Awards


  • 2006 Northrop Grumman Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 2008 AIAA The AIAA Undergraduate Individual Aircraft Design Competition Award/ Faculty Advisor - Aquila - First Place (2007-2008)
  • 2010 Center for Excellence in Teaching (CET) Faculty Fellow, USC (2010-2013)
  • 2013 CET (Center for Excellence in Teaching) Distinguished Faculty Fellow, USC
Appointments
  • Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

Office
  • OHE 430L
  • Olin Hall of Engineering
  • 3650 McClintock Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90089
  • USC Mail Code: 1453

Contact Information
  • (213) 740-0494
  • safadi@usc.edu

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