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David Kennedy

David Kennedy, British engineering educator, researcher. Chartered engineer, since 1994. Achievements include eigenvalue analysis, postbuckling and optimum design of lightweight structures. Grantee Science and Engineering Research Council, 1992-1995, Engineering and Physical Science Research Council, since 1994.

Background

  • Kennedy, David was born on November 20, 1955 in Leeds, England. Son of John and Margaret Mary Kennedy.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Cambridge University, England, 1978; Master of Arts, 1982; Doctor of Philosophy, University Wales, 1994.

    Career

    • Analyst, programmer Scicon Limited, Milton Keynes, England, 1978-1981. Research fellow, 1981-1983. Research associate Cardiff University, 1983-1993, lecturer, 1991—2000, senior lecturer, 2000—2005, reader, since 2005.

      Deputy director Cardiff Advanced Chinese Engineering Center, 1993-2003, director postgraduate research studies, 2003-2007. Royal Society Industry fellow, 2007.

    Major achievements

    • Chartered engineer, since 1994. Achievements include eigenvalue analysis, postbuckling and optimum design of lightweight structures.

    Works

    • Joint Coordinator SCICONIC/VM (software). Coordinator: BUNVIS-RG, VICONOPT (software). Contributor over 70 articles to professional publications.

    Membership

    Honorary treasurer Barry Choral Society, Wales, 1987—2007. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (senior member), British Computer Society, Royal Aeronautical Society.

    Connections

    • Married Helen Victoria Elizabeth Majkut, October 9, 1982.
    • mother: Margaret Mary Kennedy
    • spouse: Helen Victoria Elizabeth Majkut
    • father: John Kennedy
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    Born November 20, 1955
    (age 60)
    Nationality
    • 1978
      Cambridge University
    • 1994
      University Wales
    • 1978 - 1981
      Analyst
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1981 - 1983
      research fellow
    • 2005
      research associate, Cardiff University
      Reader, West Virginia, United States