Imperial College London

DrMatthewSanter

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Aeronautics

Reader in Aerospace Structures
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 5117m.santer

 
 
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Location

 

335City and Guilds BuildingSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

I received my MEng in Engineering Science from the University of Oxford. Following this, after a time as a stress engineer at EADS-Astrium in the telecommunications satellite division, I then returned to academia to complete a PhD in the design of multistable structures at the University of Cambridge. I remained at Cambridge as a Research Associate in the Deployable Structures Laboratory until moving to Imperial College as a Lecturer in 2008, Senior Lecturer in 2013, and Reader in Aerospace Structures in 2019.

I co-lead the Structural Metamaterials research group.

Research

My research interests include:

  • Adaptive/Deployable/Morphing Aerospace Systems
  • Flexible Composite Materials
  • Image-based Measurement
  • Design Optimization
  • Multistable Structures and Materials
  • Compliant Structures and Materials 

Further information may be found on my research pages using the above tab. Please feel free contact me if you are interested in carrying out PhD research in any of the above or related fields.

Publications

Journals

Santer M, Wang T, 2022, A Rigid-Foldable Parabolic Deployable Reflector Concept Based on the Origami Flasher Pattern, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, ISSN:0022-4650

Soltani Z, Santer M, 2022, Refined unified formulation for efficient folding and unfolding analyses of slender thin-walled structures, Aiaa Journal: Devoted to Aerospace Research and Development, Vol:60, ISSN:0001-1452

Kunakorn-ong P, Soltani Z, Santer M, 2022, Optimal design of tube flexure cut-out geometries for deployment performance, Acta Astronautica, Vol:197, ISSN:0094-5765, Pages:35-45

Gramola M, Bruce P, Santer M, 2022, Passive control of 3D adaptive shock control bumps using a sealed cavity, Journal of Fluids and Structures, Vol:112, ISSN:0889-9746, Pages:1-19

Soltani Z, Santer M, 2022, A high-fidelity refined unified nonlinear formulation for efficient folding and unfolding analyses of self-deployable slender thin-walled structures, Aiaa Journal: Devoted to Aerospace Research and Development, ISSN:0001-1452

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