Expert 520743 - FL


Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years of multidisciplinary research experience in the aerospace, biomedical and defense industries. My expertise includes bone-prosthesis and retinal stent finite element analysis, damping modeling in structural dynamics, design of smart-material actuators for active control of turbomachinery blades and adaptive airfoils , sensor design and calibration, and instrumentation design. I have additional interest in experimental modal analysis and turbomachinery. I have prior experience providing my services as an aerospace expert witness.

Areas of Expertise


Education

Degree Subject Institution
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University – Blacksburg Virginia
M.S. Aerospace Engineering Pennsylvania State University State College – Pennsylvania
Diploma Engineer Aerospace Engineering Polytechnic University of Bucharest – Romania

Licenses Certifications

ATP Multi/ Single Engine, Instrument-Land, High-Performance and High-Altitude Endorsements Pilot Certificate
ŸAdvanced and Instrument Ground Instructor
ŸFAA-certified small UAS operator Part 107

Awards & Affiliation

AIAA Technical Committee on Structural Dynamics
Gavel Award, President of Faculty Senate
President’s Award for University Excellence
ASME Educator of the Year Award, ASME FIT Chapter
SME Educator of the Year Award, ASME FIT Chapter

Primary Affiliation

AIAA



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