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Prof John Mottershead BSc, PhD, DEng

Alexander Elder Professor of Applied Mechanics Mechanical, Materials & Aerospace Eng

Research

Research Interest 1

Stochastic Model Updating, Active Vibration Control, Aeroelasticity, Full-field vibration and strain data.

Research Grants

Rapid Screening Mass Spectometry for Detection of Marine Toxins in Aquatic Food Sources

Q-TECHNOLOGIES LTD (UK)

September 2016 - September 2020

Uncertainty Quantification and Management in Ambient Modal Identification

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

May 2016 - October 2019

CSA 97108: characterisation of punch and bulge mechanical testing of small specimens employing theoretical, finite element and experimental methods and technical market survey.

EUROPEAN COMMISSION

April 1998 - April 2001

Model Structure Determination (VF).

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

July 2000 - January 2001

ADVISE - Advanced Dynamic Validations using Integrated Simulation and Experimentation

EUROPEAN COMMISSION

December 2008 - November 2011

Moving-load distributions in structural dynamics.

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

June 2006 - May 2009

Nonlinear Active Vibration Suppression in Aeroelasticity

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

February 2012 - July 2015

Modal analysis system.

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

September 2003 - June 2006

A New Approach to Active Vibration Suppression

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

October 2007 - March 2011

Model Structure Determination VFII

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

July 2001 - October 2001

Model structure determination.

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

October 1998 - July 2002

Instabilities, Squeal and Chaos in Disc Brakes.

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

January 1998 - September 2001

Linux cluster for structural dynamics research.

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

October 2004 - September 2007

Frame-structure vibration with joint friction.

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

October 2000 - September 2003

PIA IMPACTS GRANT

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

August 2010 - March 2011

Enabling Certification by Analysis (Ecerta)

EUROPEAN COMMISSION

January 2007 - December 2010

Inverse methods for vibration suppression using structural modifications.

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

October 2001 - September 2004

Product Variance and Robust Modelling for Vehicle Refinement.

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)

October 2001 - September 2004

Vibration control and fault detection of complicated systems/structures

ROYAL SOCIETY (CHARITABLE)

April 2006 - March 2008

Research Collaborations

Dr E Patelli

Internal

Stochastic Model Updating

Dr F A DiazDeLaO

Internal

Stochastic Model Updating

Dr H Ouyang

Internal

Research into brake squeal instability and moving-load problems.

Professor Eann Patterson

Internal

Prof M I Friswell

External: University of Swansea

Research into finite Element model updating and writing a book on this subject

Prof M Link

External: University of Kassel

Writing a book on Finite Element Model Updating.

Dr E Bonisoli

External: Politecnico di Torino

Dr M Ghandchi Tehrani

External: University of Southampton

Professor K J Badcock

Internal

Project ECERTA: A colaboration on uncertainty in the aeroelastic behavior of aircraft involving both structural dynamics and CFD.

Prof H Ahmadian

External: IUST

Research into structural joint modelling