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David Chelidze

David Chelidze, Ph.D. (Penn State, 2000)

Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Director of Graduate Studies
Director of Nonlinear Dynamics Laboratory
Department of Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering
University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881
401.874.2356 (phone)
401.874.2355 (fax)



Hewenxuan Li, Ph.D. Candidate

Ph.D. Candidate working on practical fatigue life estimation in variable loading environments



Sean Scro, M.S. Candidate

Rui is a Visiting Scholar in our lab working of structural health monitoring



Rui Yuan, Ph.D. Candidate

Rui is a Visiting Scholar in our lab working of structural health monitoring




Ersegun Deniz Gedikli, Ph.D. 2017

Vortex induced vibrations in the Ocean Engineering Department
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, NTNU

shahabShahab Ilbeigi, Ph.D. 2017

A new framework for model reduction of complex nonlinear dnynamical systems

IMG_2047Son Hai Nguyen, Ph.D. 2013, Postdoc 2013-2016

Coupled field dynamic model of fatigue evolution in structures, diagnosis and prognosis of fatigue damage in structures
Faculty, School of Mechanical Engineering, Hanoi University of Science and Technology

David SegalaDavid Segala, PhD 2011

A novel nonlinear multivariate analysis in biological and physiological modeling
Research Engineer at NUWC, Newport, Rhode Island

joeJoseph J. Kuehl, PhD 2009

Finite–time invariant manifold detection from experimental phase space trajectories
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware, Delaware

WenliangWenliang Zhou, PhD 2006

Multivariate analysis in vibration modal parameter identification
Sr. Product Manager at Amazon

MingMing Liu, PhD 2005, Postdoc 2005-2006

Multidimensional damage identification base on phase space warping
Manager of Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Engineering Lab, UNC/NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, NC State University, Raleigh, NC


man_silhouetteBenjamin Aldrich, MS 2015

Three Inch Untethered, Instrumented Test Shape
Engineer at NUWC, Newport, Rhode Island

Jan Eilbrecht, MS 2014

Time-optimal control of an unmanned ocean surface vessel
PhD Student at University of Kassel, since 01.04.2016.


Michael Falco, MS, 2011

Rational models and dynamical characterization of fatigue using phase space warping and smooth orthogonal decomposition
Engineer at Sensata Technologies


Yutao Liu, MS 2008

Experimental characterization of material fatigue dynamics based on phase space warping
H&R Technology, Inc.

MiaoMiao Song, MS 2008

Reconstructing fatigue-related changes in human coordination
Research Associate at Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, Blacksburg, Virginia

woman_silhouetteFei He, MS 2008

Nonlinear model reduction based on a smooth orthogonal decomposition
Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Corpus Christi, Texas

Lucian Dobrot, MS, 2006

Transitional probabilities based damage identification
Global Product Enginer at ITT Goulds Pumps, Seneca Falls, NY



Martin Lugmair, MS 2005

Damage identification in variable forcing environment
Mechanical Design Engineer at Berlin Glass, Berlin, Germany

domDomenic Napolitano, MS 2005

Identifying task and fatigue-related changes in human coordination
Mechanical Engineer at Raytheon.

jeffJeffrey Sefranek, MS 2004

Phase space warping based tracking of delimitation
Research Engineer at NUWC, Newport, Rhode Island.


MarcoMarco Herrmann, BS 2004

Team Leader of Systems Engineering at Ruf Telematik AG, Zürich, Switzerland

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