Demetris Demetrious (Cambridge) began his PhD in October 2014 funded via an EPSRC DTA award. He is working on the theoretical and experimental analysis of nonlinear systems
using Wiener series.
Xuanang Liu (Sheffield) received a bachelor degree in Mechanical Design, Manufacturing & Automation in 2012 from the Central South University in China and obtained a distinction MSc in Advanced Mechanical Engineering from University of Bristol. Currently he is doing a PhD in structural redesign based on backbone curve analysis, and is in the final stages of writing his PhD thesis. He is about to start a job as a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Sheffield.
Andrew McKay (Cambridge) graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2013 with a BAI in Mechanical Engineering. He moved to Cambridge in October 2013 to start an EPSRC-funded PhD focused on the evaluation of various friction laws and their applications to different mechanical systems that exhibit friction-induced vibration.