• Research


    Acoustics and Vibrations
    Noise and Vibration Control
    Noise source identification
    Beam forming
    Structural dynamics
    Wind Turbine Noise Measurements
    Aeroacoustic measurements in wind tunnels
    Noise propagation and source localization in urban environment
    Vibro-acoustic response of structures to sonic booms and wind turbine noise
  • Publications


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  • Professional History


    2000-Present, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
    1996-2000, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
    1992-1996, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
    1989-1992, Research Scientist, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Tech
    1987-1989, Senior Engineering, Aerostructures, Inc.
    1986-1987, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering, Virginia Tech
    1983-1986, Research Assistant, Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics, Virginia Tech
    1981-1982, Instructor, School of Engineering, National University of Cordoba, Argentina
    1981-1982, Junior Engineer, Structural Mechanics Group, National University of Cordoba-Atomic Energy Commission for Seismic Evaluation of Embalse Nuclear Power Plant, Argentina

  • Awards and Honors


    Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research, College of Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2005
    Best Paper Award, International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition, ASME Noise Control and Acoustics Division, 2002
    Robert J. McGrattan Literature Award for best paper in the Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, ASME, 1992
    Cunningham Dissertation Summer Fellowship, 1985
    Instructional Fee Scholarship from the Graduate School of Virginia Tech, 1984-1985

Education

Ph.D., Engineering Mechanics, Virginia Tech, 1986
M.S., Engineering Mechanics, Virginia Tech, 1984
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, National University of Cordoba, 1981

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Ricardo Burdisso

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