Massimo Ruzzene


Massimo Ruzzene is a professor of aerospace engineering and holds a joint appointment in the Georgia Tech School of Mechanical Engineering. He conducts research in the areas of structural dynamics, structural acoustics, and wave propagation, with focus on high frequency vibrations and multi-scale modeling of complex structural components. In these areas, he has authored more than 260 journal and conference publications, and 2 books. He has participated in projects funded by the US Air Force, US Army, US Navy, DARPA, NASA, NSF, and by Boeing, Raytheon and TRW. M. Ruzzene is the recipient of the 2002 Young Investigator Award from ONR and of group achievement awards from NASA. He is a Fellow of ASME, an Associate Fellow of AIAA, and a member of ASA and of AHS.


Fellow, ASME; Associate Fellow, AIAA; Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award, 2002; C.H. Kaman Award for Excellence in Research, 2002;

  • Vibration & Wave Propagation Laboratory
  • Vertical Lift Research Center of Excellence (VLRCOE)
  • Institute for Materials
  • Structural Mechanics & Materials
  • Aeroelasticity & Structural Dynamics