Karim Chouchen

MS/PhD Student

BEng (Ecole Polytechnique de Tunisie)



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Karim CHOUCHEN graduated with a National Engineering Diploma (BEng) from École Polytechnique de Tunisie, Tunisia, in 2023. He is currently an MS/Ph.D. Student in Mechanical Engineering working in the Mechanics of Composites for Energy and Mobility Laboratory at KAUST under the supervision of Prof. Gilles Lubineau. 


  • 2023 – present: MS/PhD student in mechanical engineering at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).
  • 2020-2023: National engineering Diploma (BEng) from Ecole Polytechnique de Tunisie – La Marsa – Tunisia.
  • 2018-2020: National preparatory stage for engineering Diploma from Preparatory Institute for Engineering Studies – Monastir – Tunisia.

KAUST Affiliations

Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering (PSE)

Research Interests Keywords

Composite Materials Computational Damage Mechanics Computational Mechanics Continuum Mechanics Damage Characterization Damage Mechanics Damage Modeling Finite Element Method