Tom Messervey has over 20 years of engineering experience spanning military service in the US Army Corps of Engineers, Industrial Experience with the Italian Engineering Company D’Appolonia, teaching excellence at the United States Military Academy at West Point, and Coaching services as the EU Facilitator for the Intelligent Manufacturing Systems program (www.ims.org). He serves as an expert for the European Commission in textiles, manufacturing, and energy efficiency. His research interests focus on using sensor data to make better engineering decisions across design, assessment, maintenance, inspections, and energy management to include machine learning. He is passionate about linking international research efforts to boost competitiveness. He has been directly involved in the development and conduct of 14 collaborative research projects involving 212 partner organisations with a total value of €84.5 million. He is a member of the International Association of Bridge Maintenance and Safety (IABMAS), the International Association of Life Cycle Civil Engineering (IALCCE), and a technical reviewer for the International Journal of Safety and Security Engineering and the Journal of Structure and Infrastructure Engineering.
Main area of activity in R2M:
Strategic direction and management of the company’s vision, research and consulting activities. Professional development of staff and growth of R2M branches and affiliated companies. With respect to R2M’s research portfolio, Tom contributes horizontally across many of the projects and most actively to the projects Mas2tering, Mario, REWASTEE, REEMAIN, Waternomics, Dr. Bob, and Pentagon.