A specialist in acoustics, applied mathematics and engineering, with extensive experience of theoretical and practical work in the field of modeling and simulation, design of equipment, nondestructive analysis and evaluation. Engaged in R&D leading to creation of new and improvement of existing methods, algorithms and devices and their in-service behavior. Has recently worked in the field of underwater acoustics on transducer design using computer simulation based on analytical and finite element analysis methods. The main scientific interests are in the field of theory and practical applications of acoustic waves in solids, fluids and gasses. More than 120 scientific and technical publications, seven inventions, participation in national and international events.
SENIOR SCIENTIST, TRS Technologies, State College, PA
Research and development for modeling and simulation of wave propagation, transducer design and DSP for acoustic tasks, development of equipment for underwater acoustics and NDT/NDE technologies, proposal preparations for SBIR/STTR programs.
SENIOR SCIENTIST, Western New England College, Department of Mechanical Engineering, School of Engineering, Springfield, MA.
RESIDENT SENIOR SCIENTIST, Triton Systems, Inc., Chelmsford, MA.
Modeling and computer simulation of underwater acoustic wave propagation and their analysis by modern signal processing based on fundamentals of vibrations and fluid dynamics, particularly linear and non-linear physical effects of acoustics and their applications. Work on cryogenic cooler design based on principals of thermo-acoustic refrigeration, acoustic agglomeration of aerosol, fundamental study of high intensity acoustic standing waves. Preparations of proposals for SBIR/STTR Programs in the field of theoretical and applied acoustics, applications of ultrasonics for NDT/NDE, underwater transducers and sonar systems using analytical and numerical modeling by MATLAB, MATHCAD, and COMSOL for finite element analysis of acoustic waves propagation and work out of new equipment and optimization of existing design.
SENIOR TRANSDUCER DESIGN SPECIALIST, EdgeTech, Wareham, MA.
Work in the field of underwater acoustics, transducer design and signal processing, computer modeling and simulations for mechanical and acoustical design optimizations by analytical methods using MATLAB and by finite element analysis using COMSOL. Participation in production and testing of underwater devices.
RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, University of Minnesota, Civil Engineering Department, Minneapolis, MN.
Application of ultrasonics and acoustic emission for pavement testing. Laboratory and field experiments, data analysis, programming in MATLAB and MathCAD, computer simulation and interpretation of experimental results, preparation of proposals for local and national agencies, patents and publications, graduate students advising.
VISITING PROFESSOR, Federal University of Santa Maria, RS, Brazil.
Work in the post-graduation program in civil engineering. Teaching and research in the field of application of nondestructive methods to characterization and evaluation of materials and structures, advising and coordinating graduate and post-graduate students, supervising their research, preparation of publications. Virtual Chairman of February 2000 www.ndt.net forum, the e-Journal of Nondestructive Testing & Ultrasonics.
Ph.D. in Mechanical and Civil Engineering. Theses: Application of Acoustic Waves for Testing and Evaluation of Materials and Structures, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia;
B.S.&M.S. in Electrical Engineering, majoring in Underwater Acoustics, Kiev Polytechnic University (KPU), Kiev, Ukraine;
COMSOL Courses, Aug-Oct 2007: Introduction of COMSOL Multiphysics, COMSOL Multiphysics Advanced Features, Acoustics, RF, Microwaves & Photonics, COMSOL Script.
COMSOL, PZFLEX, MATLAB, MATHCAD, LABVIEW, 3D CADs
Acoustical Society of America (ASA) since 1997.
American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) (1998-2007)
Member of American Society for Testing and Material (ASTM),
Committee E-7, Nondestructive Testing (1993-2001)