Graham Elliott is a Senior Engineering Specialist in the Advanced Structures Group at Bombardier Aerospace in Toronto. He is a graduate of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Toronto, and the U of T Institute for Aerospace Studies. Since beginning his career at Bombardier Aerospace in 1995, Graham has worked with Stress, Strategic Technology, and Advanced Product Development groups performing stress analysis, structural optimization, and developing methods for advanced structural analysis and multi-disciplinary design optimization (MDO). He has participated in the development of several aircraft platforms including the Q-Series 400 Turboprop, CSeries commercial jet, and most recently the Global 7000/8000 long range business jet. Graham’s professional interests include Structural Mechanics, Finite Element Methodology, Structures Design, Structural Optimization and MDO.