Dr Balbir Gabri is Chief Scientist at Cranfield Aerospace Ltd.

He received a BSc in Aeronautical Engineering from Manchester University in 1971 and PhD in Structural Dynamics from Cranfield University in 1979. After working in various departments at Cranfield a University, he joined Cranfield Data System Ltd in 1985 as Technical Director and developed software for Modal Testing, Fatigue,Acoustic Intensity,Rotating Machine and Flutter analysis. He has provided training in these subjects to CDS customers all over the world.

In 1997 he joined Cranfield Aerospace Ltd to work on weapon systems and has written number of technical/assessment reports for a variety of customers in the field of structural vibration testing and analysis. He is actively involved in data analysis, assessment and research tasks using FEM and CFD. He has over 30 year’s industrial experience in Experimental Modal Testing and Analysis.