Michael I Friswell

MA, MSc, PhD, DSc, FIMA, CMath, FInstP, CPhys, MASME


Educational Qualifications

BA, Oxford University (Merton College)
Mathematics, First Class Honours, 1982 (MA 1987)

MSc, Open University
Mathematics, 1988

PhD, Aston University
Mechanical Engineering, February 1991
'Updating Finite Element Models using Measured Vibration Data'

DSc, University of Wales
Mechanical Engineering, January 2000 (submitted January 1999)
'Modelling, Analysis and Control of Dynamic Systems'

Employment History

Sept 1982 - Sept 1987
Scientific Officer/Higher Scientific Officer, Admiralty Research Establishment, Portland

Sept 1987 - Aug 1993
Lecturer, Department of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Aston University, Birmingham

Sept 1993 - Oct 1995
Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Wales Swansea

Oct 1995 - Sept 1998
Senior Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Wales Swansea

Sept 1998 - Sept 2000
Reader, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Wales Swansea

Oct 2000 - Sept 2002
Personal Chair in Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Wales Swansea

Sept 2002 - Dec 2008
Sir George White Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Bristol

From Jan 2009
Professor of Aerospace Structures, School of Engineering, Swansea University


Honours / Awards

October 1996 - September 2001
EPSRC Advanced Research Fellow, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Wales Swansea

September 2002 - September 2007
Royal Society-Wolfson Research Merit Award Holder

January 2005 - December 2008
Marie-Curie Excellence Grant on The Design of Morphing Aircraft, (1.94M euros)

2009 - 2014
Visiting Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Bristol

May 2010 - April 2015
European Research Council Advanced Grant on Optimisation of Multi-scale Structures with Applications to Morphing Aircraft, (2.48M euros)

From October 2010 (presented May 2011)
Honorary Professor, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China

September 2014
ASME Adaptive Structures and Materials Systems Prize
      Award certificate
      Award description from SMASIS 2014 programme

November 2014
Royal Aeronautical Society Specialist Bronze Award
      Award certificate
      Award citation
      Award description on the RAeS website
      List of award winners on the RAeS website


Membership of Professional Bodies

The Institute of Mathematics and its Applications
Fellow (& C. Math.)

The Institute of Physics
Fellow (& C.Phys.)
Committee Member, The Stress and Vibration Group, (1991-1997)

American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Member

Society for Experimental Mechanics
Member


Editorial Duties

Journal of Vibration and Control
Member of the Editorial Board (1995-2014)
Associate Editor (2014-2015)
Member of the Editorial Advisory Board (2016-)

Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures
Associate Editor (2000-)

Technische Mechanik
Member of the Editorial Board (2003-)

International Review of Mechanical Engineering
Member of the Editorial Board (2007-)

International Journal for Simulation and Multidisciplinary Design Optimization
Member of the Editorial Board (2007-)

Machines
Member of the Editorial Board (2014-)

Computers & Structures
Member of the Editorial Board (2014-)

Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing
Member of the Editorial Board (2015-)


Inverse Problems in Engineering
Member of the Editorial Board (1996-2001)

Sports Engineering
Member of the Editorial Board (1998-2001)

ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics
Associate Editor (January 1999 - December 2004)

Structural Health Monitoring: An International Journal
Associate Editor (2001-2011)

The Open Civil Engineering Journal
Member of the Editorial Board (2007-2010)

The Open Acoustics Journal
Member of the Editorial Board (2008-2013)

Advances in Mechanical Engineering
Member of the Editorial Board (2008-2012)


Conference Organisation

IoP Conference on Modern Practice in Stress and Vibration Analysis, April 1993, Sheffield
Conference Organising Committee

International Conference on Identification in Engineering Systems, March 1996, Swansea
Conference Co-chair (with J.E. Mottershead)

VPI&SU Symposium on Structural Dynamics and Control, May 1997, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
Organiser, Session on System Identification

EUROMECH 365 International Workshop: DAMAS 97, Structural Damage Assessment using Advanced Signal Processing Procedures, June/July 1997, Sheffield, UK
Conference Scientific Committee

IoP Conference on Modern Practice in Stress and Vibration Analysis, September 1997, Dublin, Ireland
Conference Organising Committee

ASME Sixteenth Biennial Conference on Mechanical Vibration and Noise, 1997
Co-organiser (with J.E. Mottershead), Symposium on Model Updating.

International Modal Analysis Conference, February 1998, Santa Barbara, California, USA.
Co-organiser (with D.J. Inman), Session on Matrix Methods in Modal Analysis

4th European Conference on Smart Structures and Materials / 2nd International Conference on Micromechanics, Intelligent Materials and Robotics, 6-8 July, 1998, Harrogate Spa, UK
Conference Organising Committee

2nd International Conference on Identification in Engineering Systems, March 1999, Swansea
Conference Co-chair (with J.E. Mottershead and A.W. Lees)

DAMAS 99, Structural Damage Assessment using Advanced Signal Processing Procedures, 28-30 June 1999, Dublin, Ireland.
Conference Scientific Committee

3rd DTA/NAFEMS Conference on Structural Dynamics Modelling, 5-7 July 1999, Cumbria, UK.
Programme Committee

EUROMECH 401, Inverse Methods in Structural Dynamics, 6-7 September 1999, Liverpool, UK.
Colloquium Co-chair (with J.E. Mottershead)

International Modal Analysis Conference, February 2000, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
Co-organiser (with A.W.Lees), Session on Rotating Machinery

System Identification and Structural Health Monitoring, 6-9 June 2000, Madrid, Spain.
Conference Scientific Committee

Fourth IoP Conference on Modern Practice in Stress and Vibration Analysis, 5-7 September 2000, Nottingham, UK.
Conference Scientific Committee

ISMA25, International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering, 13-15 September 2000, Leuven, Belgium.
Conference Scientific Committee

DAMAS 2001, Structural Damage Assessment using Advanced Signal Processing Procedures, June 2001, Cardiff.
Conference Scientific Committee

International Conference on Structural System Identification, September 5-7, 2001, Kassel, Germany.
Conference Scientific Committee

Third International Conference on Identification in Engineering Systems, April 2002, Swansea.
Conference Scientific Committee

International Conference on Structural Dynamics - Modelling Test, Analysis, Correlation and Validation, June 3-5, 2002, Madeira Island, Portugal.
Conference Scientific Committee

ISMA 2002, International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering, 16-18 September 2002, Leuven, Belgium.
Conference Scientific Committee

DAMAS 2003, 5th International Conference on Damage Assessment of Structures, 1-3 July 2003, Southampton.
Conference Scientific Committee

Fifth IoP Conference on Modern Practice in Stress and Vibration Analysis, 9-11 September 2003, Glasgow.
Conference Scientific Committee

ASME conference on Engineering Systems and Design Analysis, ESDA 2004, 19 to 22 July 2004, Manchester, UK.
Topic Leader, Applied Mechanics: Dynamics

Seventh Conference in the Computational Structures Technology, 7-9 September 2004, Lisbon, Portugal.
Conference Editorial Board

ISMA 2004, International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering, 20-22 September 2004, Leuven, Belgium.
Conference Scientific Committee

DAMAS 2005, 6th International Conference on Damage Assessment of Structures, 4-6 July 2005, Gdansk, Poland.
Conference Scientific Committee

Condition Monitoring 2005, 18-21 July 2005, Cambridge
International Editorial Committee

Recent Advances in Nonlinear Mechanics, 30 August-1 September 2005, Aberdeen.
Conference Scientific Committee

Third International Symposium on Stability Control of Rotating Machinery (ISCORMA), 19-23 September 2005, Cleveland, USA.
Conference Scientific Committee

16th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies (ICAST), 9-12 October 2005, Paris, France.
International Program Committee

First Conference on Simulation and Multidisciplinary Design Optimization, 23-24 May 2006, Belfort, France.
Scientific Advisory Board

Modern Practice in Stress and Vibration Analysis (MPSVA 2006), 5-7 September 2006, Bath.
Conference Technical Committee

Eighth Conference in the Computational Structures Technology, 12-15 September 2006, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain.
Conference Editorial Board

ISMA 2006, International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering, 18-20 September 2006, Leuven, Belgium.
Conference Scientific Committee

27th European Conference on Acoustic Emission, 20-22 September 2006, Cardiff.
Conference Scientific Committee

17th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies (ICAST), 16-19 October 2006, Taipei, Taiwan.
International Program Committee

International Modal Analysis Conference, 19-22 February 2007, Orlando, Florida, USA.
Co-organiser (with S. Adhikari), Session on Experimental Approaches for Uncertainty Quantification in Structural Dynamics

International Conference on Engineering Dynamics (ICED 2007), 16-18 April 2007, Praia do Carvoeiro, Algarve, Portugal.
Conference Scientific Committee

First International Conference on Multidisciplinary Design Optimization and Applications, 17-20 April 2007, Besancon, France.
Scientific Advisory Board

1st International Conference on Uncertainty in Structural Dynamics, 11-13 June 2007, Sheffield.
Conference Scientific Committee

Second World Congress on Engineering Asset Management and the Fourth International Conference on Condition Monitoring, 11-14 June 2007, Harrogate.
International Scientific Advisory Committee

Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, COMPDYN 2007, 13-15 June 2007, Rethymno, Crete, Greece.
International Advisory Board

DAMAS 2007, 7th International Conference on Damage Assessment of Structures, 25-27 June 2007, Torino, Italy.
Conference Scientific Committee

Fourth International Symposium on Stability Control of Rotating Machinery (ISCORMA), 27-31 August 2007, Calgary, Canada.
Conference Scientific Committee

18th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies (ICAST), 3-5 October 2007, Ottawa, Canada.
International Organizing Committee

3rd International Conference on Smart Materials, Structures and Systems, 8-13 June 2008, Acireale, Sicily, Italy.
International Advisory Board, Symposium C.

7th European Conference on Structural Dynamics, EURODYN 2008, Southampton, 7-9 July 2008.
International Scientific Committee

Ninth Conference in the Computational Structures Technology, 2-5 September 2008, Athens, Greece.
Conference Editorial Board

Second International Conference on Multidisciplinary Design Optimization and Applications, 2-5 September 2008, Gijon, Spain.
Scientific Advisory Board

ISMA 2008, International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering, 15-17 September 2008, Leuven, Belgium.
Conference Scientific Committee

19th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies (ICAST), 6-9 October 2008, Ascona, Switzerland.
International Organizing Committee

2nd International Conference on Uncertainty in Structural Dynamics, 15-17 June 2009, Sheffield.
Conference Scientific Committee

International Conference on Structural Engineering Dynamics (ICEDYN 2009), 22-24 June 2009, Ericeira, Portugal.
Conference Scientific Committee

Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, COMPDYN 2009, 22-24 June 2009, Rhodes, Greece.
Conference Scientific Committee

DAMAS 2009, 8th International Conference on Damage Assessment of Structures, 3-5 August 2009, Beijing, PR China.
Conference Scientific Committee

Recent Advances in Nonlinear Mechanics, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 24-27 August 2009
Conference Scientific Committee

Seventh IoP Conference on Modern Practice in Stress and Vibration Analysis, 8-10 September 2009, Cambridge.
Conference Scientific Committee

20th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies (ICAST), 20-22 October 2009, Hong Kong.
International Organizing Committee

International Conference of Mechanical Engineering (ICOME), 7-13 June 2010, Virtual Conference, Praise Worthy Prize.
International Steering Committe

Third International Conference on Multidisciplinary Design Optimization and Applications, 21-23 June 2010, Paris, France.
Scientific Advisory Board

Third International Symposium on Jet Propulsion and Power Engineering, 13-17 September 2010, Nanjing, PR China.
Conference Scientific Committee

Tenth Conference in the Computational Structures Technology, 14-17 September 2010, Valencia, Spain.
Conference Editorial Board

ISMA 2010, International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering, 20-22 September 2010, Leuven, Belgium.
Conference Scientific Committee

3rd International Conference on Uncertainty in Structural Dynamics (USD 2010), 20-22 September 2010, Leuven, Belgium.
Conference Scientific Committee

21st International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies (ICAST), 4-6 October 2010, State College, Pennsylvania, USA.
International Organizing Committee

International Conference on Structural Engineering Dynamics (ICEDyn 2011), Tavira, Portugal, 20-22 June 2011.
Conference Scientific Committee

Eighth European Conference on Structural Dynamics EURODYN 2011, Leuven, Belgium, 4-6 July 2011.
Conference Scientific Committee

5th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Smart Structures and Materials SMART'11, Saarbrucken, Germany, 6-8 July 2011.
Conference Scientific Committee

DAMAS 2011, 9th International Conference on Damage Assessment of Structures, Oxford, 11-13 July 2011.
Conference Scientific Committee

22nd International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies (ICAST), 10-12 October 2011, Corfu, Greece.
International Organizing Committee

National Symposium on Rotordynamics - NSRD-2011, Madras, India, 19-21 December 2011.
Scientific Advisory Committee

Second International Conference Condition Monitoring of Machinery in Non-stationary Operations - CMMNO-2012, Hammamet, Tunisia, 26-28 March 2012.
Conference Scientific Committee

4th International Conference on Smart Materials, Structures and Systems, 10-15 June 2012, Montecatini Terme, Italy.
International Advisory Board, Symposium G

Eighth IoP Conference on Modern Practice in Stress and Vibration Analysis, 29-31 August 2012, Glasgow.
Conference Scientific Committee

CST2012: The Eleventh International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, 4-7 September 2012, Dubrovnik, Croatia.
Conference Editorial Board

ISMA 2012, International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering, 17-19 September 2012, Leuven, Belgium.
Conference Scientific Committee

International Conference on Uncertainty in Structural Dynamics (USD 2012), 17-19 September 2012, Leuven, Belgium.
Conference Scientific Committee

23rd International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies (ICAST), 11-13 October 2012, Nanjing, China.
International Organizing Committee

4th Asia-Pacific Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, 5-7 December 2012, Melbourne, Australia.
International Organising Committee

3rd International Conference on Condition Monitoring of Machinery in Non-Stationary Operations (CMMNO2013), 8-10 May 2013, Ferrara, Italy.
Conference Scientific Committee

International Conference on Structural Engineering Dynamics (ICEDyn 2013), 17-19 June 2013, Sesimbra, Portugal.
Conference Scientific Committee

ECCOMAS International Conference on Smart Materials and Structures, SMART2013, 24-26 June 2013, Torino, Italy.
Conference Scientific Committee

DAMAS 2013, 10th International Conference on Damage Assessment of Structures, 8-10 July 2013, Dublin, Ireland.
Conference Scientific Committee

24th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies (ICAST), 7-9 October 2013, Aruba.
International Organizing Committee

1st International Conference on Advanced Materials for Demanding Applications (AMDA1), 7-10 April 2014, St Asaph, Wales.
Conference Scientific Committee

4th International Conference on Production, Energy and Reliability, 3-5 June 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Conference Advisory Committee

5th Conference on Nonlinear Science and Complexity NSC'14, 4-9 August 2014, Xi'an, China.
Conference Program Committee

CST2014: The Twelfth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology, 2-5 September 2014, Naples, Italy.
Conference Editorial Board

VETOMAC-X, International Conference on Vibration Engineering & Technology of Machinery, 9-11 September 2014, Manchester.
Conference Scientific Committee

ISMA 2014, International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering, 15-17 September 2014, Leuven, Belgium.
Conference Scientific Committee

International Conference on Uncertainty in Structural Dynamics (USD 2014), 15-17 September 2014, Leuven, Belgium.
Conference Scientific Committee

25th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies (ICAST), 6-8 October 2014, The Hague, Netherlands.
International Organizing Committee

23rd Conference of the Association of Computational Mechanics in Engineering, ACME-UK 2015, 8-10 April 2015, Swansea.
Local Scientific Committee

1st International Conference on Uncertainty Quantification in Computational Sciences and Engineering, UNCECOMP 2015, 25-27 May 2015, Crete Island, Greece.
Conference Scientific Committee

SMART2015 - 7th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Smart Structures and Materials, 3-5 June 2015, S. Miguel, Azores, Portugal.
Conference Scientific Committee

International Conference on Structural Engineering Dynamics (ICEDyn 2015), 22-24 June 2015, Lagos, Algarve, Portugal.
Conference Scientific Committee

DAMAS 2015, 11th International Conference on Damage Assessment of Structures, 24-26 August 2015, Ghent, Belgium.
Conference Scientific Committee

Fifteenth International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computing: Civil-Comp 2015 (CC2015), 1-4 September 2015, Prague, Czech Republic.
Conference Editorial Board

26th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies (ICAST), 14-16 October 2015, Kobe, Japan.
International Organizing Committee

ICEUBI2015 - International Conference on Engineering - Engineering for Society, 2-4 December 2015, Covilha, Portugal.
Conference Scientific Committee

Third International Conference on Experimental Solid Mechanics, X-Mech2016, 16-17 February 2016, Tehran, Iran.
International Scientific Committee

International Conference on Acoustics and Vibration, ICAV'2016, 21-23 March 2016, Hammamet, Tunisia.
International Scientific Committee

6th International Conference on Nonlinear Science and Complexity - NSC-2016, 16-20 May 2016, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
International Program Committee

5th International Conference on Smart and Multifunctional Materials, Devices, Structures, 5-10 June 2016, Perugia, Italy.
International Advisory Board of Symposium P

17th International Conference on Experimental Mechanics (ICEM17), 3-7 July 2016, Rhodes, Greece.
Scientific Advisory Board

12th International Conference on Mechatronic Systems and Materials, MSM'2016, 3-8 July 2016, Bialystok, Poland.
Conference Scientific Committee

6th International Congress of Technical Diagnostics & 5th International Conference on Condition Monitoring of Machinery in Non-Stationary Operations (ICTD - CMMNO 2016), 12-16 September 2016, Gliwice, Poland.
Conference Scientific Committee

ISMA 2016, International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering, 19-21 September 2016, Leuven, Belgium.
Conference Scientific Committee

International Conference on Uncertainty in Structural Dynamics (USD 2016), 19-21 September 2016, Leuven, Belgium.
Conference Scientific Committee

27th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies (ICAST), 3-5 October 2016, Lake George, New York, USA.
International Organizing Committee

International Conference on Mechanical Engineering (ICME2016), 2-4 November 2016, Northern Cyprus.
International Scientific Committee

6th Asia Pacific Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, 7-9 December 2016, Hobart, Australia.
International Organising Committee

Seventh International congress on the Design and Modelling of Mechanical Systems, CMSM'2017, 27-29 March 2017, Hammamet, Tunisia.
International Organising Committee

International Conference on Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering (CAMME 2017), 21-23 April 2017, Bangkok, Thailand.

Conference Advisory Committee

9th International Conference on Inverse Problems in Engineering, 23-26 May 2017, University of Waterloo, Canada.
International Scientific Committee

SMART2017 - 8th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Smart Structures and Materials, 5-8 June 2017, Madrid, Spain.
Conference Scientific Committee

2nd International Conference on Uncertainty Quantification in Computational Sciences and Engineering, UNCECOMP 2017, 15-17 June 2017, Rhodes Island, Greece.
Conference Scientific Committee

International Conference on Structural Engineering Dynamics (ICEDyn 2017), 3-5 July 2017, Ericeira, Portugal.
Conference Scientific Committee

DAMAS 2017, 12th International Conference on Damage Assessment of Structures, 10-12 July 2017, Kitakyushu, Japan.
Conference Scientific Committee

Tenth International Conference on Structural Dynamics, EURODYN 2017, 10-13 September 2017, Rome, Italy.
International Scientific Committee

28th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies (ICAST), 8-11 October 2017, Cracow, Poland.
International Scientific Committee

International Conference on Acoustics and Vibration, ICAV'2018, 19-21 March 2018, Hammamet, Tunisia.
Scientific Committee

6th International Conference on Condition Monitoring of Machinery in Non-Stationary Operations (CMMNO2018), 20-22 June 2018, Santander, Spain.
International Scientific Committee

18th International Conference on Experimental Mechanics, 1-5 July 2018, Brussels, Belgium.
International Scientific Committee

Thirteenth International Conference on Computational Structures Technology (CST2018), 4-6 September 2018, Sitges, Barcelona, Spain.
Conference Editorial Board

Vibration Engineering and Technology of Machinery - VETOMAC XIV, 10-13 September 2018, Lisbon, Portugal.
Scientific Committee

ISMA 2018, International Conference on Noise and Vibration Engineering, 17-19 September 2018, Leuven, Belgium.
Conference Scientific Committee

International Conference on Uncertainty in Structural Dynamics (USD 2018), 17-19 September 2018, Leuven, Belgium.
Conference Scientific Committee

1st International Conference on Mechanical Engineering Solutions: Design, Simulation, Testing and Manufacturing, 17-19 September 2018, Yerevan, Armenia.
International Advisory Committee




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Contact Details

College of Engineering
Swansea University, Bay Campus
Fabian Way, Crymlyn Burrows
Swansea SA1 8EN, UK

Telephone: +44 (0)1792 602969
E-mail: m.i.friswell@swansea.ac.uk



Last updated August 2017, by M.I. Friswell