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Engineering Design Centre

Professor David Newland


Professor David Newland

Professor David Newland

Emeritus Professor of Engineering

Telephone: +44 1223 748245


  • FREng, 1982
  • ScD, Cambridge University, Cambridge
  • PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston
  • BA, Mechanical Sciences Tripos, Cambridge University, Cambdige

David was a founding principal investigator of the Engineering Design Centre and worked on the Centre's original strategic plan and detailed programme. He was also instrumental in starting the Manufacturing Engineering Tripos in 1979. He was a Director of the Cambridge-MIT Institute from 1999 to 2002.

Selected Publications

NEWLAND, D.E. Wavelet Analysis of Vibration Signals, Handbook of Noise and Vibration Control, Ch 49: 579-591, Wiley, New York, 2007.

NEWLAND, D.E. Random Vibration, Handbook of Noise and Vibration Control, Ch 13: 205-211, Wiley, New York 2007.

NEWLAND, D.E. Mechanical Vibration Analysis and Computation, Dover, New York, 2006.

NEWLAND, D.E. An Introduction to Random Vibrations, Spectral and Wavelet Analysis, 3rd edition, Dover, New York, 2005.

NEWLAND, D.E. Pedestrian excitation of bridges, Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part C, Vol. 218(5): 477-492, 2004.

NEWLAND, D.E., CEBON, D. Could the World Trade Center have been modified to prevent its collapse? Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, 128(7): 795-800.

NEWLAND, D.E. Vibration of the London Millennium Footbridge: Cause and Cure, Acoustics and Vibration, 8(1): 9-14, 2003.