David received his BSc and MSc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Basque Country (Spain), where he also spent 2 years as an intern conducting research work in the field of wire electrical discharge machining process. Later in 2017, he graduated from Cranfield University with a MSc in Rotating Machinery.
After his graduation, he spent 2 years working at Rolls-Royce as a stress engineer, conducting mechanical integrity assessments of high and intermediate pressure turbines’ components.
In 2019, he joined the Tribology Group at Imperial College. He is currently carrying out his PhD at the SKF University Technology Centre under the supervision of Dr Amir Kadiric and Prof Daniele Dini. His PhD research focuses on the influence of lateral vibrations in elastohydrodynamic films developed in bearings applications.