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Concluded his first Postdoctoral studies at Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, Germany, holding the prestigious Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship. After this Postdoctoral period, he became a research associate at the same institute, as a member of the Complex Structural Components Group. Since 1.2020, he is a Postdoctoral researcher within the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Aalto University. His main expertise and research interests are: variable-stiffness fiber-reinforced composite materials and structures, buckling & post-buckling, damage and failure modeling, viscoelastic behavior,  optimization, and advanced manufacturing of fiber-reinforced composites.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Devlopment Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water


  • fiber-reinforced composites
  • Variable-stiffness composites
  • Finite element modeling
  • Damage & failure modeling
  • Viscoelasticity
  • Buckling & post-buckling
  • Optimization


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