Mostafa Mobasher is an Assistant Professor of Civil and Urban Engineering at NYUAD. Mostafa is also affiliated with the Civil and Urban Engineering and the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering departments at New York University, Tandon School of Engineering. He received his PhD and MPhil Degrees from Columbia University in Engineering Mechanics in 2017. Dr. Mobasher also holds an MSc in Structural Engineering from Cairo University, and a BSc in Civil Engineering from Loughborough University and The British University in Egypt. Prior to joining NYUAD, Dr. Mobasher was an Associate at the Applied Science Practice of the multidisciplinary consultancy firm Thornton Tomasetti. Dr. Mobasher was also one of the developers of VistaMat, a software package that aides high fidelity failure modeling of materials.
Dr. Mobasher leads the Computational Solid Mechanics (CSM) research lab at NYUAD. Dr. Mobasher has developed specific interests in constitutive material modeling, numerical methods and solution algorithms, optimization and inverse problems, and parallel computing.