Nejib Chennoufi, PhD


Qualifications: Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Houston Central, Houston-TX USA MSc. Computational Mechanics, Ecole Polytechnique of Tunisia Engineering Degree, Mechnical/Structural Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique of Tunisia


Dr Néjib Chennoufi is an associate professor of engineering at MedTech. He is dedicated to success with solid multi-disciplinary engineering background with proven managerial experience and abilities. Expert and certified in Agile methods and project management, he has led several teams and projects within a number of international fortune 500 companies for over 15 years. He has worked within the oil & gas context, developing analytical and numerical physics-based models and software solutions. Dr. Chennoufi has led successfully the efforts to obtain the ABET accreditation for the ongoing three engineering programs within MedTech.

Areas of Expertise

Numerical and Analytical Modeling Applied Physics Applied Mathematics Software Engineering Agile Development

Research Interest

Oil & Gas Renewable Energies Physics Software Engineering Data Science

  • V. Gandikota and N. Chennoufi, “Improving Drilling Reliability Through Advanced Drilling Dynamics Models”, SPE-187487-MS, 2017 
  • N. Chennoufi, G. Majkic, Y. C. Chen, and K. Salama, Temperature, “Current and Heat Loss Distributions in Reduced Electro-Thermal Loss Spark Plasma Sintering”, Metall. Mater. Trans. A, 2009, vol. 40, pp. 2401–2409. 
  • G. Majkic, N. Chennoufi, Y. C. Chen, and K. Salama, “Synthesis of NiTi by Low Electro-Thermal Loss Spark Plasma Sintering”, Metall. Mater. Trans. A, 2007, vol. 38, pp. 2523–2530.

  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Heat Transfer
  • Multi-variable Calculus
  • Numerical Methods
  • Linear Algebra
  • Project Courses
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