Ricardo Cadavid, Colombian mechanical engineer, researcher. Achievements include designs for general and detailed mechanical design of a remote operated vehicle for underwater inspection; research on basic design of mechanical equipment for hydroelectric power plants; research on computer graphic interfaces for hydrodynamic numerical models; research on waterjet cutting with small orifices. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Cadavid, Ricardo was born on February 1, 1972 in Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia.
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Pontificia Bolivariana University, Medellin, Colombia, 1995. Master of Science in Engineering Science, University Mississippi, 1999.
Engineering assistant Integral S.A., Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia, 1994-1995, design engineer Colombia, 1996-1997. Research assistant National Center for Computational Hydrosci. and Engineering, Oxford, Mississippi, 1997-1999. Research University Kaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany, since 1999.