Dr. ir. Eelco Jansen is a senior faculty member, head of the Composites group at the Institute of Structural Analysis of Leibniz Universität Hannover since 2009. Formerly he was an assistant professor at Delft University of Technology, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Aerospace Structures Group. His area of research is the analysis of composite materials and structures, and he has a particular experience in buckling and nonlinear vibration analysis of structures.