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Walerian Szyszkowski M.Sc., Ph.D., P.Eng. Professor

Room 2B30 Engineering Building

Research Area(s)

  • Flexible Structures;Optimization
  • Computational Mechanics
  • Time-Dependent Materials
  • Holographic Interferometry

Research Group(s)

Applied Mechanics and Machine Design


Education and Experience

M.Sc., Ph.D. (Warsaw), P.Eng.

Specialization: Computational Mechanics, Finite Elements, Optimization, Optimal Control of Flexible Structures, Time-Dependent Materials, Holographic Interferometry

Current and Past Projects

  1. Optimal Active Vibration Attenuation
  2. Vibration Attenuation by Mass Reconfiguration
  3. FEM simulations in Biomechanics
  4. Modeling and Simulation of MEMS
  5. Structural Analysis and Optimization of Large Plastic Tanks
  6. Dynamics of a Satellite Boom with Self-locking Joints
  7. The Fiber-Matrix Interaction of Composites under Thermal Cycles
  8. Integration of Structural Optimization and Optimal Control in Design of Flexible Manipulators
  9. Structural Analysis and Optimization of Large Plastic Tanks
  10. Holographic Interferometry for Strain/Stress Measurements