Daniël Peeters works as an assistant professor in the group of Aerospace Structures and Computational Mechanics in TU Delft. His research interest is in modelling and optimizing composite structures, taking manufacturing constraints into account. He is (co-)author of over 35 relevant publications including journal papers and conference proceedings.

Daniël earned his master's degree in in Aerospace Engineering after graduating from Delft University of Technology in 2012. Next, he stayed in Delft pursuing a PhD degree which he completed in January 2017. His PhD research focused on the optimization of variable stiffness structures (i.e., using fibre steering) including manufacturing constraints.

After his PhD, Daniël joined the University of Limerick as a post-doctoral researcher. Here he worked on the design, manufacture and testing of an in-situ consolidated, variable stiffness, thermoplastic wingbox manufacturing using laser-assisted automated fibre placement. In November 2018 Daniël joined the Aerospace Manufacturing Technologies group as a senior researcher linking his previous research on design and manufacturing of composite structures.

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Assistant professor in the group of Aerospace Structures and Computational Mechanics, Delft University of Technology


PhD, Aerospace Structures, Delft University of Technology
MSc, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering, Delft University of Technology
BSc, Aerospace Engineering, Delft University of Technology


Aerospace Engineering

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