Eng. Steven Chatterton: Assistant professor of Applied Mechanics at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of Politecnico di Milano. Born in Seriate, Italy on 23 March 1977. He obtained his Master of Science "cum laude" in Mechanical Engineering at Politecnico di Milano defending a thesis about parallel robots in 2002. Researcher of the Politecnico di Milano from 2002 to 2008.
Assistant professor of Applied Mechanics from 2008 in the Rotor Dynamics research group.
Teaching activities: lecturer of Mechatronics Systems, Applied Mechanics, Dynamics of Mechanical and Aerospace Systems, Dynamical Behaviour of Machines.
Research field: kinematic and dynamic analysis of mechanical systems, robotics, synthesis and optimization of parallel kinematic machines, tribology, analysis and design of oil-film tilting-pad journal and thrust bearings, experimental characterization of tilting-pad journal bearings, monitoring of rotating machines, diagnostics and prognostics of rolling element bearings for high speed trains, blade vibrations, modelling of rotating machines, modal analysis.
Author of nearly 100 publications presented at International conferences or published in International Journals.