Imane Khalil, PhD

Imane Khalil
Office: Loma Hall 328

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

  • PhD, University of California, San Diego
  • MS, University of California, San Diego
  • BS, University of California, San Diego

Imane Khalil received her BS, MS, and PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at San Diego. She has an extensive background in industrial and government research from her years working at Hamilton Sundstrand and then Sandia National Laboratories where she was a developer on nuclear power plant modeling software and Sandia's primary physics simulation codes. In her last five years at Sandia, she had the role of a technical manager to teams of engineers working on multi-million dollar projects like the Mars Curiosity Rover for the Department of Energy and other federal agencies. Imane also was an Adjunct Professor teaching thermal dynamics and the senior engineering design class at the University of New Mexico. Her research interests are in numerical methods applied to solid and fluid mechanics, thermal hydraulics, reactor safety and uncertainty quantification applications.