Anas Chalah, PhD

Anas Chalah, PhD

Assistant Dean for Teaching and Learning
Anas Chalah, PhD

Anas Chalah is the Assistant Dean for Teaching and Learning at Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. Dr. Chalah oversees SEAS active learning laboratories, as well as student fabrication shops. He drives SEAS’s effort to introduce computation as a learning tool in graduate and undergraduate engineering courses. He leads a team of educators to supervise co-curricular activities and summer educational programs, and to integrate and facilitate activities within undergraduate student organizations.

Dr. Chalah is a member of SEAS executive leadership team and a lecturer on engineering sciences. He is an active member of Harvard's Teaching and Learning Consortium, which provides policy recommendations on substantive issues of teaching and learning as well as academic strategic planning within Harvard University.

Dr. Chalah received his doctoral degree in Chemistry from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. His graduate studies focused on revealing the mechanism by which bacterial sensing and cell signaling is amplified. He joined Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center where his postdoctoral work focused on cancer cell signaling and the understanding of the mechanism by which cancer cells are able to switch between cellular survival and programmed death pathways.

Contact Information

Science and Engineering Complex 1.226
150 Western Ave, Allston, MA 02124