Malcolm McGugan

Chief Development Engineer

Malcolm McGugan

Department of Wind and Energy Systems

DTU Wind Materials and Components Division (WMC),

Frederiksborgvej 399

Building 101 Room S26

4000 Roskilde




Structural health monitoring, Acoustic emission, Acoustoultrasonics

A polymer composite materials technologist specialising in Structural Health Monitoring (SHM). Experienced in the accredited mechanical testing of coupons, components and full-scale structures. Familiar with all standard non-destructive evaluation techniques, particularly acoustic emission and acoustoultrasonics. My work involves co-ordinating mechanical testing programs (both National and European) concerned with developing SHM technologies, I also take responsibility for project management, direction, deliverables, and new project application. I am an expert speaker on SHM for an advanced lecture series touring European Universities.Specialties Acoustic Emission technology, Mechanical testing of large structures (Wind turbine blades, Ship hulls, Aerospace, etc.), Structural Health Monitoring