Dr Francesco Ciampa is a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Structural Integrity and Composites at the Department of Mechanical Engineering Sciences of the University of Surrey. Dr Ciampa has multi-disciplinary experience in numerical and experimental testing of materials and structures for the aerospace and energy sectors, in which non-destructive inspection, structural health monitoring, multi-functional composites and energy harvesting have been his major focus areas. Dr Ciampa specialises in ultrasonic and thermographic techniques for both metallic and composite materials and he has created new damage detection solutions that are currently used by leading aerospace companies. He has received funding from various sources as both PI and Co-I including DSTL, Royal Society, EPSRC, Leverhulme Trust and EU.
- EEEM049 - Spacecraft Structures and Mechanisms
- ENG2096 - Aircraft Structures & Aeroelasticity
- ENG2087 - Design Project