David Kellermann is a senior lecturer in the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney, Australia. Kellermann specializes in the continuum and computational mechanics of advanced structural materials such as carbon fiber reinforced plastics and biological tissue.
He is the course convenor and lecturer for the largest foundational first- and second-year engineering subjects (Engineering Mechanics and the Mechanics of Solids), teaching over 1,000 students each year.
Kellermann has worked as a research fellow at the University of Nottingham UK and a research associate in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering (UNSW) ranked 13th in the world. He has worked in applying his models for Boeing Research and Technology, the Composites CRC of Australia, and collegiate researchers around the world.
At UNSW, Kellermann pioneered the development and implementation of new technologies into his teaching practice and is an enthusiastic user of Microsoft Teams. For his efforts, he has received the Vice Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence.