Bowman Scholars
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2013 Bowman Scholars

Division of Engineering and Weapons

1/C Robert E. Bruss

  • Major: Systems Engineering (Honors)
  • Title: The Quantification and Correction of Error in an IMU For Use in Autonomous Underwater Vehicles
  • Advisor: CAPT Jack Nicholson, USN, PMP - Weapons and Systems Engineering Department

1/C Taylor K. Calibo

  • Major: Electrical Engineering
  • Title: Quantitative Emotional Stress Recognition Using EEG
  • Advisor: Assistant Professor Justin Blanco - Electrical and Computer Engineering Department , Associate Professor Samara Firebaugh - Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

1/C Michael V. Cristiano

  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Title: Exergetic Analysis of a Spray Condensing Steam Apparatus
  • Advisor: CDR Matt Carr, USN, PMP - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C Matthew R. Disher

  • Major: Aerospace Engineering
  • Title: Development of an Attitude Determination and Control Simulation (ADCS) Testbed
  • Advisor: Associate Professor Tae Lim - Aerospace Engineering Department

1/C Thomas J. Dowd

  • Major: Systems Engineering (Honors)
  • Title: The Design and Implementation of a Nonlinear Stabilizing Controller for a DC/DC Converter Module
  • Advisor: Professor Ed Zivi - Weapons and Systems Engineering Department

1/C Kyle A. Elam

  • Major: Electrical Engineering
  • Title: Isolation of Thermal and Strain Responses in Composites using Embedded Fiber Bragg Grating Temperature Sensors
  • Advisor: Associate Professor Brian Jenkins - Electrical and Computer Engineering Department , Associate Professor Deborah Mechtel - Electrical and Computer Engineering Department , Associate Professor Peter Joyce - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C James D. Giesemann

  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Title: Hydrodynamic and Heat Transfer analysis of the Advanced Capability High Data Rate Submarine Mast
  • Advisor: Professor Martin Cerza - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C Jennifer L. Jones

  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Title: Mechanical Property Evaluation of Interstitially Surface Hardened Stainless Steel
  • Advisor: Associate Professor Michelle Koul - Mechanical Engineering Department , Associate Professor Joel Schubbe - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C Jacob T. Juriga

  • Major: Systems Engineering (Honors)
  • Title: Development of Remote Video Control using Eye Tracking Technology
  • Advisor: Associate Professor Jenelle Piepmeier - Weapons and Systems Engineering Department

1/C Jacqueline M. Penichet

  • Major: Systems Engineering (Honors)
  • Title: Optic Flow Impage Processing Algorithms to Localize a Small Autonomous Aerial Vehicle Navigating Under Close Quarters Conditions
  • Advisor: Professor George Piper - Weapons and Systems Engineering Department

1/C Michael C. Raynes

  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Title: Utilizing Pure Component Hydrocarbon Fuels for Diesel Combustion Engines in High Altitude UAV Operations
  • Advisor: Associate Professor Jim Cowart - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C Andrew J. Rydalch

  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Title: Drag Reduction over Superhydrophobic Surfaces
  • Advisor: Professor Ralph Volino - Mechanical Engineering Department , Professor Michael Schultz - Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering Department

1/C Christopher J. Stevens

  • Major: Computer Engineering
  • Title: Facial Detection Implementation on Mobile Devices
  • Advisor: Associate Professor Ryan Rakvic - Electrical and Computer Engineering Department , Assistant Professor Hau Ngo - Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

1/C David M. Towle

  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Title: Evaluation of Linear Accelerators for Use in Bremsstrahlung Generation for the Detection of Special Nuclear Material in a Littoral Environment
  • Advisor: Professor Martin Nelson - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C Eric M. Washkewicz

  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Title: Combustion Effects of Highly Renewable Diesel Fuel
  • Advisor: Associate Professor Jim Cowart - Mechanical Engineering Department

Division of Math and Science

1/C Paul J. Evans, Jr.

  • Major: Mathematics (Honors)
  • Title: A Study of Lagrangian Transport in the Chesapeake Bay
  • Advisor: Professor Reza Malek-Madani - Mathematics Department

1/C Kristijonas R. Fussman

  • Major: Chemistry
  • Title: Synthesis and Characterization of Sterically Constrained Metal Complexes of Ligands with Linked Chelate Rings
  • Advisor: Professor JudithAnn Hartman - Chemistry Department

1/C Laura M. Gorinski

  • Major: Physics
  • Title: Integration of a near-infrared (NIR) component into the United States Naval Observatory (USNO)/USNA Lensed Quasar Monitoring Program
  • Advisor: Assistant Professor Christopher Morgan - Physics Department

1/C Brendan P. Hanlon

  • Major: Physics
  • Title: Investigation into the Sources of Bi-Modal Flow in the Kuroshio Current
  • Advisor: Associate Professor Kevin McIlhany - Physics Department

1/C Kevin M. Martin

  • Major: Computer Science
  • Title: An Artificial Intelligent Agent Able to Accurately Model Repetitive Input Data with a Finite State Transducer
  • Advisor: Associate Professor Frederick Crabbe - Computer Science Department

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