Computational Mechanics and Design Group

Department of Civil & Structural Engineering

Prof. Sinniah Ilanko

Chairperson, School of Engineering, University of Waikato

+64 (7) 838 4466

Science & Engineering, University of Waikato, Private Bag 3105, Hamlton 3240, New Zealand


Professor Ilanko is a Professor at the University of Waikato.

He has been serving as a Subject Editor for Journal of Sound and Vibration since January 2009


Research Topics:

  • Numerical Modelling
  • Computational Mechanics
  • Vibration & Stability of Mechanical/Structural Systems
  • Passive Vibration Control & Adaptive Mechanisms
  • Engineering Education

Recent activities and achievements

  • Current collaboration with Professor Harm Askes, Professor David Kennedy (Cardiff) and Professor Peter Hagedorn (Technical University of Darnstadt) on Embedding negative structures to model voids.

  • Gave an inaugural professorial lecture at the University of Waikato. Сlick here for Youtube teaser. Full lecture available on iTunes U channel here.