Dr. Donatus C.D. Oguamanam is an Associate Professor and Program Director of the Mechanical Engineering Program at Ryerson University, Canada. Dr. Oguamanam holds a doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo, Canada. He was a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS), Canada, before joining Ryerson University. His research is in structural and solid/continuum mechanics, dynamics and vibration, and finite element methods, with applications to flexible structures, composites, intelligent structures, rubberlike materials and soft-tissues.