Professor Michael Friswell

Professor Michael Friswell

Professor Emeritus (Engineering), Science and Engineering
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Research interests:

  • Structural dynamics
  • Morphing aircraft
  • Improvement of finite element models using measured data
  • Identification of damage location and extent using model based algorithms
  • Rotating machinery dynamics
  • Model reduction methods
  • Modelling and analysis of structures with viscoelastic damping
  • Dynamics of non-linear systems
  • Acoustic emission
  • Active vibration control

Career Highlights

Award Highlights
2000 Awarded DSc degree, Swansea University
1996 EPSRC Advanced Research Fellowship
2002 Royal Society-Wolfson Research Merit Award Holder
2005 Team leader of a Marie-Curie Excellence Grant on Morphing Aircraft
2009 Visiting Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering, University of Bristol
2010 Honorary Professor, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China