Mohamad Hallal

portrait photo of Prof. Mohamad Hallal
Assistant Teaching Professor
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research Interests:

  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Subsurface Imaging
  • Natural Hazards Engineering
  • Data Science
  • Computation


Mohamad Hallal is an Assistant Teaching Professor at UC Berkeley specializing in data science and computation in the context of civil and environmental engineering. As the civil and environmental engineering field undergoes a quiet revolution fueled by the proliferation of data, Hallal aims to equip rising civil and environmental engineers with state-of-the-art data science and computation skills to address the most significant societal-scale challenges.

As a geotechnical engineering researcher and geostatistics enthusiast, Hallal's research focuses on integrating multidisciplinary tools to develop holistic methods spanning subsurface imaging and applications in natural hazards engineering with high societal impact.


  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 2022
  • M.S., Statistics, University of Texas at Austin, 2021
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 2019
  • B.E., Civil and Environmental Engineering, American University of Beirut, 2017