Dr. Zakaria EL QOUBAA is an Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering at the School of Aerospace and Automotive Engineering. Zakaria EL QOUBAA received M.Eng. from Université Bretagne-Sud in 2010 in Mechanics and Materials. He has completed M.S. in Computational Mechanics from Ecole Centrale Nantes in 2011. In 2015, he got his Ph.D. from Ecole Centrale Nantes (France) in Mechanics of Materials. His research is situated in the field of Characterization and Modelling of Mechanical Behaviour of Materials, more specifically, the Dynamic Behaviour. His is author and co-author of several publications in internationally renowned journals, conference proceeding and presentations. Currently, Dr Zakaria teaches various courses on Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering, namely, Continuum Mechanics, Mechanics of Materials and Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics.