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Expert in Composite Materials, Nondestructive evaluation (ultrasound, thermography etc..) , FE modelling

Expert ID: 729454 United Kingdom

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Material Characterization and failure

Expert in composite material testing, analysis and failure.

Non-destructive evaluation using linear and nonlinear ultrasound.

Nonlinear FE modelling using ANSYS, LS-DYNA3D and Nastran

Consultant for various companies (Rolls Royce, CIRA, Nedeas, Knorr-Bremse etc..)


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2000 Degree: PhD Subject: Aerospace Engineering Institution: Cranfield University
Year: 1995 Degree: Msc Subject: Aerospace Engineering Institution: Cranfield University
Year: 1994 Degree: Laurea Subject: Aerospace Engineering Institution: Federico II University, Naples

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2006 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: (Undisclosed) Department: mechanical engineering Responsibilities: (Undisclosed) Available upon request.
Years: 1997 to 2005 Employer: Cranfield University Title: (Undisclosed) Department: College of Aeronautics Responsibilities: (Undisclosed) Available upon request.
Years: 1995 to 1997 Employer: Novotech Title: (Undisclosed) Department: structures Responsibilities: (Undisclosed) Available upon request.
Years: 2015 to 2018 Employer: University of Bath Title: (Undisclosed) Department: Mechanical Engineering Responsibilities: (Undisclosed) Available upon request.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2004 to 2018 Country / Region: Europe/Asia Summary: Evaluator for various research body (H2020, Fp6 and so on)

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert witness on a court case: failure of an engine

Expert witness on a court case: crash of an unmanned space vehicle (3m euros)
Training / Seminars
Composite Material Structures

Finite element analysis


Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English Living in UK since 1997
Italian Mother Tongue

Fields of Expertise

accident, accident investigation, accident reconstruction, acoustic emission testing, advanced composite, advanced material, advanced material technology, aerospace vehicle, airframe stress analysis, analysis technique, ANSYS software, automobile crash detection, automobile crash test, automotive crash simulation, composite aircraft structure stress analysis, composite failure analysis, composite material failure, composite material impact damage evaluation, composite material micromechanics, composite material selection, composite material stress analysis, composite material testing, composite structure, composite structure design, compression failure, computer modeling, crash analysis, crash simulation, crash simulation software, crashworthiness, damage, damage assessment, deformation analysis, destructive testing, education, elastic property, elastic vibration, failure analysis, fatigue testing, finite element analysis, finite element analysis software, finite element analysis training, finite element method, finite element model correlation, finite element modeling, flaw detection, forensic engineering, fracture analysis, fracture mechanics, fracture testing, high-performance polymer, honeycomb composite, in-service materials failure analysis, integrity testing, laminate material testing, materials failure analysis, materials selection, micromechanics, modal analysis, nanocomposite, nondestructive test, nondestructive testing, nondestructive testing code, nonlinear dynamic response, nonlinear finite element analysis, nonlinear material, solid modeling, stress analysis, stress modeling, structural analysis, structural composite, structural mechanics, textile composite, thermal analysis, three-dimensional structure for composite material, ultrasonic testing, product failure, composite core material, composite material process modeling, composite material process development, advanced composite manufacturing, composite material mechanical property, material characterization process, prepreg material, materials science, resin transfer molding, polymer matrix composite, composite material processing, composite material

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