Executive Board 2023-2024


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Raman Singh

Dr. Raman P. Singh serves as the Associate Dean for Engineering at OSU-Tulsa and as the Head of the School of Materials Science and Engineering in the College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology at Oklahoma State University (OSU). He also serves as the Director of the Helmerich Advanced Technology Research Center on the OSU-Tulsa campus and is appointed as the Helmerich Family Endowed Chair Professor of Engineering,...
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Jason Blough

Dr. Blough received his BSME and MSME from Michigan Technological University. Dr. Blough attended the University of Cincinnati to obtain his Ph.D. in structural dynamics. Dr. Blough’s Ph.D. was on rotating machinery signal processing methods. Dr. Blough is currently a Professor in the Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics Department at Michigan Technological University. Dr. Blough has been active in SEM and IMAC for over 20 years....
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Junlan Wang

Junlan Wang is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Washington. Her research focuses on mechanics of thin films/multilayers, biological and bioinspired materials, high strain rate phenomena, and additively manufactured materials. She received her B.S. (1994) and M.S. (1997) in Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering from the University of Science and Technology of China, and Ph.D. (2002) in Theoretical and Applied...
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Jon Rogers

Dr. Rogers received his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Engineering Mechanics from Iowa State University in 1980, 1984 and 1986, respectively. Jon joined Sandia in the fall of 1986 in the Vibration Testing Division. In the test organization, he worked as the test engineer for vibration and shock testing on a number of systems. Jon was the project leader for the VIBRAFUGE development project which placed a 4000 lb force rated shaker on the 29-foot...
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Kristin Zimmerman

Dr. Zimmerman became a member of the Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM) in 1988. She was the inaugural Student Paper Competition Winner under the guidance of Professor Gary Cloud at Michigan State University in 1990; Chair of the Education Committee from 1991-2007; Associate Editor of Experimental Techniques from 1996-today, and Senior Editor from 2000-2007; President from 2008-2009; Assistant Treasurer 2012-2013 and...
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Nuno Lopes

Nuno Lopes is the Executive Director/Secretary of the Society for Experimental Mechanics where he is responsible for day-to-day operations including the Society’s three archival peer-reviewed journals. Nuno oversees staff and reports to the Executive Board. He has been with SEM since 2013.

His 14 years at IBM provided experience working with executives and leading a team. Nuno...

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James P. De Clerck

Dr. James De Clerck is a Professor of Practice in the Mechanical Engineering – Engineering Mechanics Department at Michigan Technological University.  He earned BS, MS and PhD degrees from Michigan Tech, receiving his Ph.D. in Engineering Mechanics in 1991.

Prior to joining the Michigan Tech faculty in 2009, Jim was a Project Design Engineer....
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Eric N. Brown

Dr. Eric N. Brown is the Division Leader for the Explosive Science and Shock Physics Division at Los Alamos National Laboratory where he oversees the premier research program on energetic materials and dynamic material response in support of National Security. His research has spanned fracture and damage of complex heterogeneous polymers and polymer composites for energetic, reactive, and structural applications including crystalline phase...
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Martha Grady

Dr. Martha E. Grady (Meg) is an Associate Professor at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY, USA. She obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Central Florida, Masters and PhD degrees in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics from University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign, and spent two years at the University of Pennsylvania as a Postdoctoral Fellow before beginning her faculty appointment in...
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Maarten van der Seijs

During my studies Mechanical Engineering at TU Delft (2005-2011) I was greatly inspired by Prof. Daniel Rixen and Dennis De Klerk to pursue a career in structural dynamics. I started my PhD in 2011, as a collaboration project between TU Delft, TU München and BMW Group, and have been visiting IMAC conferences since 2012. During that time, I have specialized in Experimental Dynamic Substructuring and Transfer Path Analysis, with application...
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Hae Young Noh

Hae Young Noh is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University. Her research focuses on indirect sensing and physics-guided data analytics to enable low-cost non-intrusive monitoring of human-structure systems. She is particularly interested in developing structures to be self-user-, and surrounding-aware to improve users’ quality of life and provide safe and sustainable...
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Sharlotte Kramer

Dr. Sharlotte Kramer is a research lead of the Structural Mechanics Laboratory at Sandia National Laboratories. She leads a research program in the Engineering Science Center that advances predictive solid mechanics for rapid transformation of qualification and sustainment of national security systems. She is the principal investigator of multi-disciplinary projects, transitioning fundamental research to mission applications at the intersection of...
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Dario Di Maio

I have graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the University Politecnica delle Marche (IT). I obtained a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College London. After that, I worked as Post-Doc in the Rolls-Royce Composites technology centre in the Aerospace department of the University of Bristol. After that, I was appointed Assistant Professor of Dynamics in the Mechanical Engineering department of the University of Bristol. ...
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Julie Harvie

Julie Harvie is working to make electric aircraft a reality in her current role at Lilium in Germany. At Lilium, Julie’s role as a Noise, Vibration, and Harshness (NVH) engineer involves combining test and analysis data to provide design recommendations that optimize the vibratory and acoustic characteristics of the aircraft. Prior to this chapter, she spent three years at VIBES.technology in the Netherlands as a project engineer and manager...
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Jamie Kimberley

Jamie Kimberley is an Associate professor in Mechanical Engineering at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. He received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the State University of New York at Binghamton. Thereafter he attended the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, receiving his M.S. in Theoretical & Applied Mechanics and his Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering. Upon completion of his Doctoral degree he joined...
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Gordon Shaw

Gordon Shaw received a BA in chemistry in 1997 from Skidmore college and shortly thereafter began work in the semiconductor industry at EKC Technology, Inc. (now DuPont Electronic Chemicals.) Subsequently he completed a PhD in analytical chemistry in 2004 at the University of Wisconsin at Madison advised by Wendy Crone and Arthur Ellis. His dissertation work centered on the characterization of the nanometer-scale mechanical...
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