Peter Avitabile

University of Massachusetts Lowell

SEM Awards: SEM Fellow, D. J. DeMichele

Dr. Peter Avitabile is Professor Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Lowell (1985-pres). He has over 4 decades of experience in design and analysis using FEM and experimental techniques. His focus is structural dynamics specializing in the areas of modeling, testing and correlation of analytical and experimental models along with advanced applications for developing linear and nonlinear structural dynamic models. Pete has written papers for every IMAC Conference since IMAC I as well as organized many sessions over the years. Numerous journal papers (50+) have also been published with his research assistants who are critical to moving the research agenda forward. He has published a book on “Modal Testing: A Practitioners Guide” as well as 17 years of “Modal Space” articles for Experimental Techniques. He is also Co-Editor of the Handbook of Experimental Structural Dynamics along with two handbook chapters contributed.


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Last Updated: 01/04/2022