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.

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 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.

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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 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.

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.

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.

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.