Staff profile

Dr Tarek Jomaa

Senior Lecturer in Motorsport Engineering

Senior Lecturer in Motorsport engineering Dr. Tarek Jomaa talking to Sean Galvin during the open day in July 2018


Motorsport Engineering


College of Science and Engineering


School of Computing and Engineering


Markeaton Street, Derby Campus



I am a senior lecturer in Motorsport engineering. Before joining the university I worked as a vehicle dynamics and suspension design engineer across different championship like TCR (Touring car championship) and WEC (World endurance championship – LMP1 category). I worked as well as a data engineer for several races within the WEC.

My expertise is in tyres, vehicle dynamics, suspension design & Data acquisition.

Teaching responsibilities

I am the module leader for the "Motorsport chassis engineering" and "Motorsport chassis design and dynamics".

Research interests

I am interested in vehicle dynamics and design projects in collaboration with the motorsport industry.


Experience in industry

Vehicle dynamics & suspension design engineer at JAS Motorsport- HONDA racing

R&D Industrial engineer at the "Università degli studi di Padova"

Consultant engineer at Alten - Automotive and aeronautics industry

 Motorsport engineer at Pescarolo team – LMP1 category

Recent publications

  1. Identification of the mechanical properties of tires for wheelchair simulation
    publication dateOct 2016  publication descriptionThe open mechanical engineering journal
  2. The effect of the inflation pressure of tyres on motorcycle weave stability: experiments and simulation
    publication dateAug 3, 2016  publication descriptionVehicle System Dynamics