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Overview of Faculty Expertise

The Structural Dynamics and Acoustic Systems Laboratory (SDASL) focuses on research related to analytical and experimental problems in the areas of structural and acoustic systems.

The main thrust of the SDASL is to develop, employ and improve techniques to solve these problems using analytical approaches that are verified through experimental techniques

Peter Avitabile, UMass Lowell Engineering Professor headshot photo

Overview of Faculty Expertise

  • Modal analysis
  • Analytical and experimental structural dynamics
  • Analytical and experimental modal analysis
  • Correlation and updating of structural dynamic models
  • System modeling including impedance modeling,
  • Linear/non-linear response analysis techniques
Murat Inalpolat, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

Overview of Faculty Expertise

  • Structural health monitoring
  • Operational damage detection and identification
  • Diagnostics and prognostics
  • Machine learning and Bayesian inference
  • Signal and Image processing
  • Nonlinear dynamics and acoustics
  • Rotating machinery dynamics and noise
Zhu Mao faculty bio headhsot Photo

Overview of Faculty Expertise

  • Structural health monitoring and non-destructive evaluation
  • Uncertainty quantification
  • Time series modeling and signal processing
  • Surrogate modeling of systems
  • Machine learning and Bayesian inference regarding SHM decision-makings
  • Cyber-physical systems, haptics and human machine interaction
Christopher Niezrecki

Overview of Faculty Expertise

  • Structural health monitoring and non-destructive evaluation
  • Modeling and control of vibrations and noise
  • Smart structures and materials
  • Sustainable energy
  • Underwater acoustics
  • Stereo-photogrammetric methods