Professor Keith Worden FREng
Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Sheffield
Professor Worden is a world-leading authority in structural dynamics, notably in the areas of nonlinear dynamics and structural health monitoring. In particular, he is one of the pioneers of data-based health monitoring, and has developed methodologies that are used worldwide, in industry and in academia.
A current industrial focus is wind energy; recent work with Siemens-Gamesa has resulted in a patent. He leads one of the world’s largest dedicated structural dynamics groups at the University of Sheffield and is a director of the Sheffield Laboratory for Verification and Validation, with over 70 members.