Dr Sonya A Brown is a Senior Lecturer in Aerospace Design in the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering.
Dr Brown is an expert in aerospace design and carbon composite materials. Dr Brown is focused on education and research in aerospace design, from conceptual vehicle design to detailed structures and systems design. Additionally, Dr Brown's research interests include the continued advancement of high-quality carbon composite materials, and the manufacturing technologies to produce composite components reliably for the aerospace industry.
Examples of Dr Brown's research projects include:
Dr Brown is collaborating with organisations including the Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group, Axowind Holdings, and Quickstep Technologies.
Dr Brown's is currently seeking a motivated PhD candidate to support the following project:
Students must currently be located in Australia, and able to commence Term 3, 2021 or Term 1, 2022. If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Dr Sonya Brown: email@example.com
Dr Brown has provided expertise in aerospace topics and aircraft incidents as follows:
Pratt & Whitney 4000 uncontained engine failures on Boeing 777 aircraft 2021 (ABC News)
Bachelor of Engineering - Aeronautical (Honours Class I and the University Medal), The University of Sydney, awarded 2007
Quickstep Technologies Pty Ltd, 2011-2017
Research and Development Engineer (October 2011 - November 2013)