Ricardo Burdisso

Professor

  • Affiliate Professor
  • Ph.D., Engineering Mechanics, Virginia Tech, 1986
  • M.S., Engineering Mechanics, Virginia Tech, 1984
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, National University of Cordoba, 1981
  • Aug. 2000  – Present         Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
  • Aug. 1996  – July 2000     Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
  • Aug. 1992  – July 1996      Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
  • Aug. 1989  – July 1992      Research Scientist, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
  • Sept. 1987 ‑ July 1989      Senior Engineer: Aerostructures, Inc., USA. The work involved: Finite Element Modeling and stress analysis of aircraft components using PATRAN and NASTRAN computer codes; fatigue damage and crack propagation studies; vibration analysis of aircraft subjected to shock loads.
  • Sept. 1986 ‑ Aug. 1987     Visiting Assistant Professor, Dept. of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
  • Jan. 1983  ‑ June 1986     Research Assistant, Dept. of Engineering Science and Mechanics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
  • March 1981 ‑ Dec. 1982   Instructor in the School of Engineering of the National University of Cordoba, Argentina.
  • Feb. 1981 ‑ Feb. 1982       Junior Engineer: Structural Mechanics Group, National University of Cordoba‑ Atomic Energy Commission for seismic evaluation of Embalse Nuclear Power Plant, Argentina.

Acoustics and Vibrations

  • Noise and Vibration Control
  • Noise source identification
  • Beamforming
  • Aerodynamic Noise
  • Structural dynamics
  • Wind Turbine Noise Measurements

Noise Control of Turbofan Engines

  • Aeroacoustic measurements in wind tunnels
  • Noise propagation and source localization in urban environment
  • Vibro-acoustic response of structures to sonic booms
  • Vibro-acoustic response of structures to wind turbine noise
  • Wind turbine noise modeling
  • Noise measurements from wind turbines
  • Member, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  • Acoustical Society of America
  • Society of Automotive Engineers
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics – AIAA
  • 2005 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research from the College of Engineering of Virginia Tech.
  • Best Paper Award of 2002 International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition (ASME). The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Noise Control and Acoustics Division, November 2002.
  • Robert J. McGrattan Literature Award for the best paper of 1992 in the Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Dr. Ricardo A Burdisso
  • rburdiss@vt.edu
  • Mechanical Engineering
    153 Durham Hall
    1145 Perry Street
    Blacksburg, VA 24061