Ozen Engineering, Inc.

Prestigious companies in Northern California 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. 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 serves as Vice President of Engineering at Ozen Engineering, Inc. With over 15 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, Inc. 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.

In his free time, Chris can be found on a basketball court, baseball field, or fishing ponds with his children.

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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.

Dr. Ahmed Elghandour

Dr. Ahmed Elghandour received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Cairo University, Egypt.  He also received his MS in Mechanical Engineering and PhD in Civil Engineering, both from the University of Illinois, Chicago.  Due to his involvement in various projects, which included detailed structural and thermal analysis, Ahmed has over 8 years of experience with Finite Element Analysis.

For personal interest, Ahmed enjoys practicing and teaching taekwondo, photography and public speaking in Toastmasters. He also enjoys singing and participated in the Middle East Music Ensemble in Chicago before joining Ozen engineering.

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 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.

Dr. Meisam Mehravaran

Dr. Meisam Mehravaran received his BS in Mechanical Engineering from Tehran Polytechnic and MS from Sharif University in Tehran.  He received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University (Go Spartans).  He has ~5 years of CAE/Simulation experience at Ford Motor Co. and also ~ 2 years of CFD experience at Byton. He was interested in Ansys since 2004 and always has a passion for learning new things in science and math.

He loves playing soccer in his free time and likes to try new things like rock climbing, camping, hiking and art.

Dr. Vahid Miraftab Ozen Engineering
Dr. Vahid Miraftab

Dr. Vahid Miraftab received his PhD from University of Waterloo in 2006 and is currently a Senior Application Engineer with the Electrical Business Unit (EBU) at Ozen Engineering Inc., Sunnyvale, California. Prior to Ozen, he was a Principal Engineer and Consultant with various engineering companies in the USA and Canada. He has over 15 years of industry and R&D experience in Computer-Aided Design and Tuning of RF/Microwave filters in different technologies and mmWave phased array antenna concepts. Dr. Miraftab holds many academic and R&D corporate awards, grants and publications including R&D excellence awards and over 12 patents. His work on computer aided tuning and design of microwave filters has been highly cited and reported in several books. In 2012, he received the R&D Excellence Award for “Tunable Attenuators”, in the category of “Most Innovative” at COM DEV Ltd., Canada. He was also a recipient of the 2006 IEEE IMS Best Paper Award for development of an automated robot tuning system using AI (fuzzy controllers) for RF/Microwave filters.

In his free time, Vahid loves gardening, cooking, teaching and studying psychology. He also loves playing soccer, table tennis, card games and socializing with friends or family.

 Sainath-Goud-K Ozen Engineering
Sainath Goud K

Sainath Goud K graduated in computer science stream from JNTU (Hyderabad). He carries around 4+ years of experience in Digital Marketing. Worked on all verticals of Digital Marketing like SEO, SMM, SEM, and E-mail Marketing.

Expertise in digital marketing (SEM/PPC/SMM/SEO/Email), Experience of handling PPC campaigns using Google AdWords, Fb adverts, and Mail Chimp Worked on Campaign Optimization, Keywords Analysis, Keyword Research, Reporting, and Analysis.
Worked on Social medial campaign’s for Lead Generation and Brand awareness

Family background – He got married a year back, Dad retired govt employee, Mom homemaker, brother working for TCS and sister doing her dental science final year. He loves traveling, reading novels, and playing cricket.

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.

Ken Steury Ozen Engineering
Ken Steury

Ken Steury comes to Ozen Engineering with an in-depth background in FEA. He graduated from Gonzaga University with a BSME “FEA specialty”. He has worked as a support engineer in the analysis world before moving into the sales side. Working with large companies such as Cisco, Intel, and LAM research and then moving into his own small business; Ken is a well-rounded strategic manager that understands both end user and sales sides of the business.

When not working you will find Ken skiing, mtn biking, hiking or scuba diving…

Alex Cardenas Ozen Engineering
Alex Cardenas

Alex Cardenas received his BS in Business Management from The College of Saint Rose in Albany, N.Y. He joined the sales team in January of 2020.

Alex is a native to the Bay Area. He enjoys powerlifting, throwing discus, hiking and fishing.

Dwight Smith Ozen Engineering
Dwight Smith

Dwight Smith received his BS in business administration from CSU Chico in California. He joined the sales team in July of 2020.

He has over 10 years of sales and account management experience working at large companies such as Intuit, Bill.com, Hitachi, and Quinstreet.

Dwight enjoys outdoor activities like hiking and biking, as well as sports like ultimate frisbee, tennis and basketball.

Casey Heydari Ozen Engineering
Casey Heydari

Casey Heydari joined Ozen Engineering as Strategic Account Manager. He has more than 30 years of professional engineering, product and sales management experience in various industries such as automotive, aerospace & defense, semiconductor, global IT organizations and simulation industries. Casey has a strong sales and business background centered on enterprise software technologies, Cloud Solutions, SaaS, PaaS, with a solid track record of winning new accounts, growing existing business and managing global enterprise clients. Casey received his BS and MS in Structural Engineering from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and MBA from Advanced Management Program of MSU.

In his spare time, Casey enjoys reading, gardening, biking and playing tennis.