Associate Professor
David Holmes

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Faculty of Engineering,
School of Mech., Medical & Process Engineering


Personal details

Positions

Associate Professor
Faculty of Engineering,
School of Mech., Medical & Process Engineering

Keywords

Numerical Methods, Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics, Parallel Architectures, Curriculum Mapping, Mechanical Engineering, Design, Finite Element Analysis, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Constitutive Model, Finite Element Method

Discipline

Mechanical Engineering, Numerical and Computational Mathematics, Biomedical Engineering

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy (James Cook Uni. of North Qld)

Professional memberships and associations


  • Member of the Laboratory for Advanced Modelling and Simulation in Engineering and Science (LAMSES) Group of the Queensland University of Technology - link
  • Member of MIT Geonumerics Group

Teaching

Teaching area: Mechanical Design & Manufacturing within the discipline of Mechanical Engineering, focusing on:

  • Mechanical design
  • Machine component design
  • Numerical methods and Finite Element Analysis
  • Teamwork and design project management
  • Systems engineering
  • Manufacturing in design
  • Solid modelling and computer assisted design


Teaching Philosophy: Using industry focused blended and project based learning experiences to effectively equip mechanical engineering students for professional practice. Subjects taught:


Teaching awards:

  • 2016: National Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning (Office for Learning and Teaching): Designing Excellence: Empowering mechanical engineers through an intentional industry-driven curricula enactment that assures professional readiness in highly employable graduates.
  • 2013: University Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning (James Cook University): For development and implementation of a top-down curriculum overhaul of the mechanical design sub-disciplinary stream, enhancing the practical engineering design capabilities of graduates.

Publications

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Supervision

Current supervisions