Company: Brüel & Kjær Australia
Maurizio has over 20 years of experience in Noise & Vibration (NVH). Over his career he has been involved in a variety of Automotive, Defence and Industrial projects ranging from Vehicle Modal Analysis and Sound Quality to Aircraft Ground Vibration Testing (GVT). In his role as Regional Manager, Maurizio is is Brüel & Kjær Australia’s Southern States point of contact for structural and vibration qualification testing, multi-channel data acquisition solutions and other Sound & Vibration applications.
Company: GHD Pty Ltd
Having graduated from Monash University as a Mechanical Engineer in 2008 Lynda joined GHD in the Consultant Development Program. Lynda works as a Project Manager within the Property and Buildings Business Group. Her project experience ranges from sectors including Defence, Telecommunications and Education. To complement her Project Management role, Lynda also works as a risk consultant conducting Qualitative and Quantitative Risk Assessments. Lynda attributes her transferrable skills from a technical role into project management to the broad offering of subjects that Monash provides and the experienced lecturers.
Lynda enjoys being on the Advisory Board for Mechanical Engineering and will commence an MBA this year to further add value to her involvement.
Company: Holden Ltd
Peter is a graduate of Monash University with 18 years experience in the automotive industry. In that time, he has worked with Audi and Nissan in various design and development roles before joining Holden Ltd where he has been for the last 14 years.
Peter's current role is in Planning and Program Management where he is the Program Manager for Holden's vehicle programs from conception to production. He holds a Masters in Mechanical Engineering as well as an MBA.
Company: Dana Australia Pty Ltd
After graduating as a Mechanical Engineer in 1989, Andrew has been employed in design, development, and management roles at companies including small consultancies, GM Holden, Iveco Trucks Australia, and Dana Australia. This included 16 years at GM Holden in various engineering roles, several years as the Director of Quality at Iveco Trucks Australia, and current employment as the Chief Engineer at Dana Australia, which includes responsibility for product engineering, manufacturing engineering, and quality in Dana's Australian Plants.
Andrew's philosophy is that all engineering activities require a combination of technical knowledge combined with the ability to rationally solve problems. Therefore, Andrew places a heavy emphasis on the continual development of technical knowledge in parallel with implementing process and support structures for effective problem solving.
Andrew is passionate about motor vehicles, which has led to several decades of racing, authoring several books and many magazine articles, as well as a long line of personal car and motorcycle projects.
Company: Bombardier Transportation
Peter Denison began his long international career working for Skoda Locomotive Works in Pilsen in 1982 as a rolling stock engineer. In 1984 he joined Comeng in Melbourne and worked on a variety of local projects as a design and project engineer. From 1995 to 2003 he worked for Adtranz and Bombardier in India and Europe as a train systems engineer and bogie maintenance manager. From 2003 he returned to Bombardier in Melbourne and is currently responsible for vehicle testing and homologation. Peter Denison was born in Czechoslovakia and holds a Master of Mechanical Engineering degree (1977 – 1982).
Company: Acciona Australia Oceania Pty Ltd
Graduating with a Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering double degree in 2005 from Monash, Paul began his professional career working for GKN Aerospace Engineering Services on the JSF F-35 jet fighter. Then, like many Aerospace professionals, moved into the renewable energy industry where he has since become a Project Manager. He has contributed to the development of multiple utility-scale energy projects for Systems Pty Ltd and now ACCIONA Energy Oceania Pty Ltd.