Diamond Light Source
(formerly Cardiff University)
Welsh Crucible 2017
Davide obtained his PhD in mechanical engineering at Politecnico di Milano, Italy, and moved to Cardiff to work as a research associate in structural health monitoring. He is now working as a lecturer in mechanical engineering, doing research in areas related to structural health monitoring of aerospace structures.
His main research interest is signal processing, data management and machine learning; he is developing new techniques to assess damage in body armour and helmets, and is beginning a project on the early detection of osteoarthritis based on joint inaudible sound signature.
Davide has moved from academia to industry and is now a Mechanical Design Engineer at Diamond Light Source.