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Aeronautical engineer

Jonathan D'Cruz, Singaporean, Australian aeronautical engineer. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Royal Aeronautical Society, New York Academy of Sciences.

Background

D'Cruz, Jonathan was born on September 15, 1963 in Singapore. Arrived in Australia, 1981. Son of Bastine Augustine and Topsy Marie Therese (Smith) D'C.

Education

Bachelor Aeronautical Engineer, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, Australia, 1991.

Career

Aero. engineer Aero. Research Laboratory, Defense Science and Technology Organisation, Melbourne, Australia, 1985-1986;research scientist, Defense Science and Technology Organisation, Melbourne, since 1991;postgrad fellow, Australia Department Defense, 1986-1991;visiting scientist Langley Research Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Hampton, Virginia, 1992-1993. External lecturer control therapy. External thesis examiner and Doctor of Philosophy advisor.

Achievements

  • Achievements include those in the area of active (including adaptive) control with an emphasis on smart structures, flutter suppression and load alleviation. Devised novel techniques for the solution of non-linear inverse problems in force identification. Worked on holographic interferometry and in-plane displacement measurement using Moire Fringe techniques.

    Active participation in international collaborative research programmes.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Royal Aeronautical Society, New York Academy of Sciences.

Connections

Married Lynne Maree Garner, March 15, 1992. 1 child, Caitlin Alexandra.

father:
Bastine Augustine D'C.

mother:
Topsy Marie Therese (Smith) D'C.

spouse:
Lynne Maree Garner

child:
Caitlin Alexandra D'Cruz