Ozen Engineering, Inc.

Prestigious companies in California, Oregon and Nevada turn to Ozen Engineering as the single-source of reliable simulation solutions.

Although Ozen Engineering is headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley, we collaborate with best-in-class companies worldwide to optimize product design performance and to improve product development processes for our clients wherever they are located and across a wide variety of industries.

We are dedicated to supporting our clients. We are passionate about developing accurate simulation and realistic modeling as core competencies within client companies and helping them realize unparalleled results from their FEA and CFD investments.

Dr. Metin Ozen
Dr. Metin Ozen

Dr. Ozen received BS Mechanical Engineering and MS Applied Mechanics degrees from Lehigh University and a PhD from the University of Connecticut in Applied Mechanics. He is an ASME Fellow, honored for his contributions to Mechanical Engineering. He states, “I’m passionate about FEA and CFD simulation solutions and am dedicated to continuously advancing the study and practice of computer-aided engineering.”

Metin’s personal interests include the archaeological and historical places in Turkey. He is also a photographer and his work is displayed at the Filoli Annual Art Exhibit.

Chris Cowan
Chris Cowan

Chris Cowan serves as Vice President of Engineering at Ozen Engineering. With over 20 years of experience in computer-aided engineering, Chris is committed to helping clients gain deep insight into product development challenges using simulation tools. Before joining Ozen Engineering in 2005, Chris worked in the Plant Design group of Bechtel National in San Francisco. Chris holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a MS in Structural Mechanics of Materials from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

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Glenn Compton, Director of Sales, Ozen Engineering
Glenn Compton

Glenn Compton comes to Ozen Engineering as Director of Sales with 27 years of experience providing solutions to address business challenges for engineers in every industry.  Glenn is a Bay Area native and earned his dual BS in Aeronautical Science & Engineering and Mechanical Engineering from UC Davis.

Glenn is the proud father of two sons and can occasionally be found spending his weekends at one of the local State Vehicle Recreation Area’s dirt biking with them.

Can Ozcan
Can Ozcan

Can Ozcan received his BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Bogazici University and is continuing his education towards a PhD in Biomedical Engineering. He has been with Ozen Engineering for over 10 years, working on FEA & CFD consulting projects. He has specific interest in vertical software development to support customer specific FEA & CFD processes.

In his free time, Can likes spending time with his daughter, sailing and reading.

Mark Weston
Mark Weston

Mark Weston has joined Ozen Engineering, expanding the Strategic Sales team. Mark brings a history of working with and providing customized technical solutions to local technology companies such as Apple, Cisco, HP and Sony Playstation.  He is a native of the Bay Area and he received his BA in Business Economics from the University of California.  Mark enjoys running, hiking and rafting.  On a more exotic note, you can find Mark indoor skydiving with his friends or his daughters.

Adam Remmel
Adam Remmel

Adam Remmel received his MS in mechanical engineering and BS in conservation biology from San Jose State University.  He has joined Ozen Engineering to help with consulting projects and support dealing with structural analysis and computational fluid dynamics.  He enjoys helping other engineers overcome their ANSYS challenges and coming up with creative ways to solve simulation problems.

Adam is a native to the Bay Area. He enjoys hiking with his two dogs, playing soccer and spending time with his family and friends.

Samuel Lopez - Ozen Engineer
Samuel Lopez

Samuel Lopez received his BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering at California State University, Long Beach. He joined the Ozen Engineering team to assist in any consulting projects regarding structural analysis or computational fluid dynamics. He has a specific interest in Biomedical Engineering applications involving the human respiratory system.

Sam is originally from the San Bernardino area in Southern California and enjoys rock climbing, surfing, baseball and spending time with family and friends in his spare time.

Nghi Truong Ozen Engineering
Nghi Truong

Before OEI, Nghi Truong was with Ixia for 10+ years working in Products Management & Marketing sections. Nghi majored in Business and Office Administration and graduated from Mission College of Santa Clara.

An animal lover, Nghi volunteered to Humane Society to support and rescue needy animals.

Daniel Esmaili, Ozen Engineering
Daniel Esmaili

Daniel Esmaili received his BS in Electrical Engineering from Shiraz (Pahlavi) University, MS from Sharif (Aria Mehr) University, and PhD from University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. He has simulation experience since 2010, working with Caterpillar, Eaton, and Ford.  He has been interested in simulation and the auto industry, and is always passionate about learning math.

Daniel loves playing volleyball, table tennis, professional photography, and gardening in his free time.

Aziz Benalla, Ozen Engineering
Dr. Aziz Benalla

Dr. Benalla received a BS in physics from University of Constantine, Algeria. He received his Master and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from University of Colorado at Boulder. He has more than 30 years’ experience in antenna design, simulation and measurement including base station, wireless, phased arrays and reflector antennas. He is a co-editor of a book on microstrip antenna design.

Jesus Ramirez
Jesus Ramirez

Jesús Ramírez received BS in Mechanical Engineering and MS Industrial Maintenance degrees from the National Experimental University of Tachira – Venezuela, and a Ph.D. from the National University of Colombia in Mechanical Engineering. He joined the Ozen Engineering team to assist in consulting projects and support regarding computational fluid dynamics and DEM.

He has more than ten years of simulation experience in academic and industrial applications. He has a specific interest in Process Engineering applications involving heat transfer, multiphase, and mixing flows.

Jesús is originally from Venezuela and enjoys playing baseball, tennis, dogs, dive and sharing with family in his free time.

Pat Tessaro Ozen Engineering
Pat Tessaro

Pat Tessaro graduated with a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh in 2000 and earned his Professional Engineer license in 2007.  He comes to Ozen Engineering with 21 years of experience providing finite element analysis and automation solutions in the realm of linear statics, dynamics, vibrations, non-linear, fatigue, heat transfer and computational fluid flow, as well as working as an FEA analyst and engineer on various civil and process piping projects. 

When Pat isn’t working on very unusual projects at home, he is enjoying those most important relationships with his Parents, family and friends

Mark Jones Ozen Engineering
Mark Jones

Mark Jones received his BS and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina State University. He joins Ozen Engineering with 20 years of experience in the aerospace industry and a national laboratory. His technical focus is in the use of electromagnetic simulation to solve complex engineering challenges. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and inventor on 19 US patents.

Mark enjoys spending time outdoors, playing the guitar, and being with his family.