Instructors

Our review courses are taught by instructors from academia and industry; we believe you get the best of both worlds. Information about our instructors is provided below.

Mr. Asala, P.E.

Mr. Asala Mr. Asala holds a BS in Chemical Engineering, a MS in Petroleum Engineering and is currently a PhD candidate in Petroleum Engineering at Louisiana State University (LSU). He is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of Texas. He has been practicing engineering for nine years which includes industry work as a chemical and petroleum engineer.
He has four years of field engineering experience with Baker Hughes executing hydraulic fracturing jobs. His more recent work experiences include process engineering consulting, and upstream technical research for oil/gas Majors. His current research interests are advanced fluid dynamics, wellbore integrity and reservoir geomechanics. He has teaching experience in Unconventional resources, Well logging and Drilling fluids. He has published a few journal papers and given technical presentations at the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) ATCE conference. He has also presented at annual meetings of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). He is also a journal editor for Elsevier’s Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering. Mr. Asala will be teaching the Facilities and Reservoirs subjects.  – P.E. at the School of PE.

Dr. Chandy, PhD

Dr. Chandy

Dr. Chandy holds a MS in Aerospace Engineering from University of Florida and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University. He has been a teaching courses at the University of Akron as an assistant professor for more than six years. Dr. Chandy has been conducting research primarily in computational fluid dynamics and teaching fluid mechanics, heat transfer and numerical methods. He has proven experience teaching fluid mechanics, heat and mass transfer, computational tools and ethics at School of PE.

Mr. Criswell, P.E.

Mr. Criswell

Mr. Criswell holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Louisiana Tech University. He has over six years of engineering practice in the oil and gas industry. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Louisiana. Mr. Criswell has two years of experience teaching chemical engineering. Currently, he teaches a course in fluid mechanics at School of PE.

Mr. Flynn, P.E., C.I.H.

Mr. Flynn Mr. Flynn graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, and he received his Masters of Business Administration in Finance and Accounting from the University of Houston. Mr. Flynn has been practicing engineering for over 33 years. He is currently a Forensic Investigator and Professional Engineer licensed in 22 states. In his home state of Texas, Mr. Flynn is listed in the Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical disciplines. Mr. Flynn is also a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH), and a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator (CFEI) by the National Association of Fire Investigators (NAFI). Mr. Flynn has been teaching coursework for the School of PE since 2008. At School of PE, Mr. Flynn has proven experience teaching Thermodynamics, Power, Heat Transfer and Exchanger, Material Science and Economics.

Mr. Haygood, P.E.

Mr. Haygood Mr. Haygood has taught for the School of P.E. since 2007.   He specializes in Mechanical Engineering topics such as Statics, Dynamics, Mechanics of Materials, Thermodynamics, and HVAC.  Mr. Haygood is a Consulting Mechanical Engineer in the fields of product testing and forensic engineering.  As an engineer accident investigator, Mr. Haygood has performed reconstructions and given testimony regarding ATV, Personal Watercraft, Heavy Trucking, motorcycle, and other vehicle accidents.  Mr. Haygood is a private pilot, motorcycle rider, and mechanic on his own time.

Mr. Joshi, P.E.

Mr. Joshi Mr. Joshi has a Bachelor of Engineering Science Degree in Mechanical. He has been practicing engineering for over 27 years which includes five years of teaching experience. Mr. Joshi has proven experience in teaching Statics and Dynamics, Mechanics of Materials, and Strength of Materials at School of PE.

Dr. Kommalapati, PhD, P.E., BCEE, F. ASCE

Dr. Kommalapati Dr. Kommalapati holds a BS  in Civil Engineering and a MS and PhD in Environmental Engineering. He has more than 18 years of teaching and research experience at a public university. Dr. Kommalapati has proven teaching experience in fluid mechanics, environmental-water and wastewater, chemistry, and ethics at School of PE. 

Mr. Lambert, P.E.

Mr. Lambert Mr. Lambert has a BS and MS in Civil - Structural Engineering from Columbia University. He is also a member of Pi Mu Epsilon, the National Mathematics Honor Society. He has been practicing engineering for nine years which includes five years of teaching experience. Mr. Lambert has proven teaching experience in general mathematics, Advanced Topics in mathematics, and Probability & Statistics at School of PE.

Mr. Lewyta, P.E., BCEE

Mr. Lewyta Mr. Lewyta has over 40 years of engineering experience in design and contract/construction management. He worked as a Resident Engineer and project manager for industrial, municipal water, wastewater, and energy/power clients. He has a broad skill set in environmental, health and safety, and regulatory compliance with over 14 years of various experiences from major New York City agencies. Mr. Lewyta holds a NYSDEC 4A Wastewater Operator Certification and is also an AAEES Board Certified Environmental Engineer (BCEE) in water supply and wastewater treatment. After taking a School of PE class to prepare for the Principles and Practice of Engineering exam, Mr. Lewyta passed and became a licensed Professional Engineer in New York. Currently, he teaches both FE and PE refresher courses in civil, environmental, chemical, mechanical, and industrial engineering as well as surveying and architecture classes. Mr. Lewyta teaches several NYS approved continuing education courses offered by the School of PE. He also is a NYSDEC certified wastewater trainer and a NYSERDA certified trainer in energy conservation and sustainability. Mr. Lewyta holds a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Union College in Schenectady, New York.

Dr. Ofoli, PhD., P.E.

Dr. Ofoli

Dr. Ofoli earned his BS in electrical and electronic engineering and MS and PhD in Electrical Engineering. He is an active member and officer of the IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) and has served on the IEEE/IAS Industrial Automation and Control Committee (IACC) for over eight years. Dr. Ofoli, a registered Professional Engineer in Tennessee, has been practicing engineering for over nine years which includes five years of teaching experience in the following subject matters: electronics, control systems, circuit analysis, measurement, instrumentation, safety and design at School of PE. 

Dr. Petracca, PhD

Dr. Petracca Dr. Petracca has a BS in Electrical Engineering, a MS in Telecommunication Engineering, and a PhD in Computer Engineering. He has been teaching undergraduate and graduate courses for nine years. At School of PE, Dr. Petracca has proven teaching experience in Mathematics and Probability and Statistics.

Dr. Proctor, PhD, P.E.

Dr. Proctor Dr. Proctor is a graduate of Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana with BS, MS, and PhD degrees in Mechanical Engineering. In his 19 year tenure as professor at the University of Florida, Dr. Proctor taught thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, gas dynamics, heat and mass transfer, combustion, instrumentation, finite element methods, vibrations, mechanical design, biometrics, codes and standards, analytical methods, and machine analysis and design. At UF, Dr. Proctor performed research in laser ignition, holography, flame structure and emission analysis, and biomechanics. Dr. Proctor served the state of Florida as member of the Board of Directors for the Florida Engineers Management Corporation. Dr. Proctor is Past-Vice President of Professional Practice for ASME, and he currently serves as Commissioner to ABET representing SAE and has been involved in the review of over 30 programs. Dr. Proctor was an ex-officio member of the NCEES Committee on Examinations for Professional Engineers, and member of the NCEES Task force on Engineering Licensure Qualifications. Dr. Proctor is currently a forensic engineering consultant with 30 years of testifying experience. Dr. Proctor’s has proven teaching experience in Hydraulics and Fluids, and Mechanical Systems and Materials at School of PE.

Mr. Stankiewicz, PE

Mr. Stankiewicz Mr. Stankiewicz has two undergraduate degrees and a Master’s degree in management with over 35 years’ experience in the construction industry. Specializing in general building construction, he has played an active executive role in the construction of nearly a billion dollars of projects within the public and private sectors. His broad background in projects engaged with the Federal, State, and Local governments, Universities, and major corporate clients have strengthened his skills as a leader. As an adjunct instructor for the Graduate School of Engineering at a major East Coast Technology Institute, he taught courses in Construction Management, Systems in Building Design (Civil-M/E/P/F), and Project Scheduling. He has over seven years teaching experience. At School of PE, Mr. Stankiewicz has proven teaching experience in Surveying, Construction, Materials, Engineering Economics, and Project Management. 

Mr. Tumu, PE, PMP, CSM, MCP

Mr. Tumu Mr. Tumu has a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering. He has over 33 years of significant and successful experience in pharmaceutical production management, plant start-up, project management, engineering field, operations, chemical process development, process scale-up, technology transfer from pilot plant to bulk production and trouble shooting, sales support, customer relations, design and implementation. He also has several years of experience in developing, teaching, coaching and training Chemical Engineers, Process Engineers, and Chemical Operators in custom Pharmaceutical/Chemical Manufacturing from Pilot scale to Bulk production. Mr. Tumu has proven teaching experience in Plant Design and Operations at School of PE. 


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