Dr. Robert Coppolino

Dr. Coppolino worked for 43 years as an engineer and educator before joining Technology Associates. He has been associated with Grumman Aerospace, The Aerospace Corporation, Mac Neal Schwendler, Measurement Analysis Corporation, and The University of Southern California. He has contributed to the development, design and verification of many spacecraft and launch vehicle programs for NASA and DOD with international recognition in the areas of dynamic testing and reconciliation of prediction and measurement. Dr. Coppolino has also consulted in the US automobile industry as a guest director in the areas of Noise Vibration and Harshness (NVH) and vehicle structural integrity and stability. In addition, Dr. Coppolino developed and demonstrated the internationally recognized “Flexibility Monitoring” procedure for detection and classification of structural damage on offshore jacket platforms. During his career, he taught graduate level and industry courses in structures, shock and vibration, experimental mechanics, and signal processing. Dr. Coppolino is a contributing author of the McGraw-Hill Shock and Vibration Handbook, 6th Edition and other authoritative texts.

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