Research/Areas of Interest:

Mohammed's research interest is to shorten the knowledge gap between engineers and non-engineers to make innovations attainable to everyone.


  • MS Mechanical Engineering, The University of Southern California
  • MS Engineering Management, King Abdulaziz University
  • BS Mechanical Engineering, King Abdulaziz University


Mohammed Tonkal has worked as a lecturer in mechanical engineering before joining Tufts. He uses his spare time teaching engineering to children. He earned his second MS degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Southern California in 2020. He earned his BS in mechanical engineering and his MS in engineering management from King Abdulaziz University. His research focus is around fostering innovations for non-engineers, focusing on turning their ideas into real products.

CEEO Responsibilities

Research assistant for John R. Beaver Professor of Mechanical Engineering Chris Rogers