Dr. Wael Zaki is a Full Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Khalifa University. He received his MSc and PhD degrees in solid mechanics from Ecole Polytechnique, in 2003 and 2006 respectively, before completing a Habilitation Degree (HDR) at Pierre & Marie Curie University – Paris VI (now part of Sorbonne University) in 2014.
Dr. Zaki specializes in constitutive modeling and fatigue analysis of advanced solids, including shape memory alloys and their composites. He is the recipient of Khalifa University’s Excellence in Research award for outstanding faculty research. He is also accredited “high-end foreign expert” in the area of smart materials by the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs of China. Dr. Zaki is currently working on developing research in the area of additive manufacturing of nitinol shape memory alloys.