About the Presenter
Sergio E. Obando Quintero is an Application Engineer at MathWorks. He holds a B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Lowell where he worked as a research assistant at the Structural Dynamics and Acoustic Systems Laboratory specializing in Modal Analysis and Vibrations. Sergio's research was on the validation of reduced order models for the prediction of nonlinear forced response problems where he used MATLAB to develop and solve FEA models. Sergio also holds a M.S. in Applied Mathematics from WPI and a B.S. in Mathematics from Worcester State College. Currently, his areas of interest include operational and experimental modal analysis, parallel computing, numerical methods, and mathematical modeling among others.