Len Gelman, PhD, Dr. of Sciences (Habilitation)joined HuddersfieldUniversity as a Professor, Chair in Signal Processing/Condition Monitoring and Director of Centre for Efficiency and Performance Engineering,in 2017 from Cranfield University, where he worked as Professor and Chair in Vibro-Acoustical Monitoring since 2002.
Len developed novel condition monitoring technologies for aircraft engines, gearboxes, bearings, turbines and centrifugal compressors.
Len published more than250 publications, 17 patents and is Co-Editor of 12Springer books.
He is Fellow of:British Institute of NDT, International Association of Engineers and Institution of Diagnostic Engineers, Executive Director, International Society for Condition Monitoring, Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Engineering Sciences (SCMR),Chair, annual International Condition Monitoring Conferences, Honorary Co-Chair, annual World Congresses of Engineering, Co-Chair, International Congress COMADEM 2019 and Chair, International Scientific Committee of Third World Congress, Condition Monitoring.
Len is Editorial Board member of the International Journal “Electronics”, the International Journal “Sensors”, the International Journal “Energies”, the International Journal “Insight”,the International Journal of Prognostics and Health Management,the International Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, the International Journal Vibration and Acoustics Research and the International Journal Signal, Image and Video Processing.
He was Chair,First World Congress, Condition Monitoring, Chair, Second World Congress, Engineering Asset Management and Chair, International Committee of Second World Congress, Condition Monitoring.
Len is Chair of International CM Groups of ICNDT and EFNDT and Member of ISO Technical Committee, Condition Monitoring.
Len made 42 plenary keynotes at major international conferences and more than 100 invited lectures and seminars in the UK, USA, France, Italy, Denmark, Switzerland, Holland, India and Israel during period 1996-2019.He was Visiting Professor at ten Universities abroad.
Len received two Rolls-Royce (UK) Awards for Innovation, COMADIT Prize (by British Institute of NDT) for significant contribution through research/development in condition monitoring, Oxford Academic Health Science Network Award, William Smith Prize by UK Institution of Mechanical Engineers and USA Navy Award.
During his time at Cranfield, Len has developed technologies which have been field trialled in applications ranging from aircraft engines, gearboxes, bearings, steam turbines, composite materials and centrifugal compressors. He has managed as the Principal Investigator contributions to multiple EU funded programs, UK DTI programs (4 grants), multiple EPSRC grants, Royal Society grant, USA National Academy of Sciences grant, USA National Research Council grant, and multiple industrial contracts, including multiple contracts with Rolls-Royce (6 contracts), contracts with SKF, Shell, Scottish Southern Energy (two contracts), Caterpillar (USA, two contracts), London Underground (three contracts) and Cranfield Boeing Centre of Excellence (3 contracts).
Before joining Cranfield University, Len was the Principal Investigator of USA International Science Foundation grant, USA Civilian Research and Development Foundation grants (two grants), USA MacArthur Foundation grant, Israel Lady Davis grant and Italian Landau Centro Volta grant.
•the Technical Manager of EU Framework FP7 project Monitur
•the Technical Manager of EU Framework FP7 project Indgear
•the Technical Manager of EU Framework FP7 project PileInspect
•the Technical Manager of UK DTI project Sustain
•the Coordinator of EPSRC project
Len is reviewer of the following funding bodies: EPSRC, the Agency for Innovation by Science and Technology in Flanders,Belgium, German Research Foundation, Germany, Czech Science Foundation, Czech Republic, Research Grants Council, Hong Kong, China, Scottish Universities Physics Alliance, Scotland and National Research Foundation, South Africa.