Dr Sonya A Brown

Mech & Manufacturing Engineering
Contact details:
(02) 9385 7938

Ainsworth Building (J17)
Level 4, Room 408D
Kensington Campus

Dr Sonya A Brown is a Lecturer in Aerospace Design in the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering.

Sonya is an expert in aerospace design and carbon composite materials. Sonya is focused on teaching and research in aerospace design, from conceptual vehicle design to detailed structures and systems design. Additionally, Sonya's research interests include the continued advancement of high-quality carbon composite materials, and the manufacturing technologies to produce composite components reliably for the aerospace industry.

  • Doctor of Philosophy, School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering, The University of Sydney, awarded 2012
  • Bachelor of Engineering - Aeronautical (Honours Class I and the University Medal), The University of Sydney, awarded 2007

Industry Background

Quickstep Technologies Pty Ltd, 2011-2017

  • Materials Research Engineer and Lab Manager (October 2015 - October 2017)
  • Research and Development Project Manager (November 2013 - October 2015)
  • Research and Development Engineer (October 2011 - November 2013)