Dr Matthew Lamb is a senior lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at Victoria University. Dr Lamb received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Victoria University in 2011.

His main research interests are engineered packaging and distribution, mechanical vibrations, dynamics and signal processing.

Dr Lamb is currently the academic advisor for the Formula SAE student race car project.


Lamb, M & Rouillard, V 2014, ‘Determining the progression of damage in materials subjected to sustained random loads using an adaptive finite-impulse-response approach’, Strain, published online, DOI: 10.1111/str.12096

Lamb, M & Parker, A 2014, ‘Estimation of the dynamic properties of nonlinear packaging materials using a reverse multiple input/single output based approach’, Journal of packaging technology and science, published online, DOI: 10.1002/pts.2084

Lamb, M & Rouillard, V 2012, ‘Assessing the influence of Fourier analysis parameters on short-time modal parameter extraction’, Journal of vibration and acoustics, The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, in press

Lamb, M & Rouillard, V 2011, ‘Monitoring the evolution of damage in packaging systems under sustained random loads’, Journal of packaging technology and science, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 39-51, Wiley-Blackwell, Malden

Lamb, M, Rouillard, V & Ainalis, D 2011, ‘A multi-resolution time domain technique for monitoring fatigue progression in elements subjected to random loads’, Australian Journal of Mechanical Engineering, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 103-112, Engineers Australia, Crows Nest

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Teaching responsibilities


Research grants

  • VU researcher development grants scheme, Victoria University, 2013, totalling $29,150
  • Research start-up fund, Victoria University, 2012, totalling $3,825

Areas of expertise

  • Mechanical Vibrations
  • Packaging Dynamics
  • Random Data
  • Signal processing
  • Structural Integrity Assessment

Contact details

+61 (3) 9919 5591