Dr. Kathleen E. Ryan  

Dr. Kathleen E. Ryan

Assistant Research Professor

(410) 293-6634

Chemistry Department
U.S. Naval Academy
572M Holloway Road
Annapolis, MD 21402-5026

ryan@usna.edu

Degrees

Ph.D., Chemistry, Pennsylvania State University, 2009

B.S., Chemistry, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 2003

Publications

  1. The effect of atomic-scale roughness on the adhesion of nano-scale asperities: A combined simulation and experimental investigation. T. D. B. Jacobs, K. E. Ryan, P. L. Keating, D. S. Grierson, J. A. Lefever, K. T. Turner, J. A. Harrison, and R. W. Carpick. Tribology Letters, 2012, accepted with minor revisions.
  1. Bond-order potentials with split-charge equilibration: Application to C-, H-, and O-containing systems. M. T. Knippenberg, P. T. Mikulski, K. E. Ryan, S. J. Stuart, G. Gao, and J. A. Harrison. J. Chem. Phys., 2012, 136, 164701-164712.
  1. Reactive Empirical Bond-Orders. J. D. Schall, P. T. Mikulski, K. E. Ryan, P. L. Keating, M. T. Knippenberg, and J. A. Harrison. In Encyclopedia of Nanotechnology – Molecular Modeling and Its Role in Advancing Nanotechnology, 2012, p. 2210-2221.
  1. Internal energy of molecules ejected due to energetic C60 bombardment. B. J. Garrison, Z. Postawa, K. E. Ryan, J. C. Vickerman, R. P. Webb, and N. Winograd. Anal. Chem.,2009, 81, 2260-2267.
  1. Angle of incidence effects in a molecular solid. K. E. Ryan, E. J. Smiley, N. Winograd, and B. J. Garrison. Appl. Surf. Sci., 2008, 255, 844-846.
  1. Friction model to describe cluster bombardment. K. E. Ryan, M. F. Russo Jr., E. J. Smiley, Z. Postawa, and B. J. Garrison. Appl. Surf. Sci., 2008, 255, 893-896.
  1. Combined simulations and analytical model for predicting trends in cluster bombardment. M. F. Russo Jr., K. E. Ryan, B. Czerwinski, E. J. Smiley, Z. Postawa, and B. J. Garrison.Appl. Surf. Sci., 2008, 255, 897-900.
  1. Cluster Size Dependence and Yield Linearity in Cluster Bombardment Simulations of Benzene. K. E. Ryan and B. J. Garrison. Anal. Chem., 2008, 80, 6666-6670.
  1. Energy Deposition Control during Cluster Bombardment: A Molecular Dynamics View. K. E. Ryan and B. J. Garrison. Anal. Chem., 2008, 80, 5302-5306.
  1. Reaction Dynamics Following keV Cluster Bombardment. K. E. Ryan, I. Wojciechowski, and B. J. Garrison. J. Phys. Chem. C., 2007, 111, 12822-12826.
  1. Quadratic Friction Model for Cluster Bombardment of Molecular Solids. B. J. Garrison, K. E. Ryan, M. F. Russo Jr., E. J. Smiley, and Z. Postawa. J. Phys. Chem. C., 2007, 111, 10135-10137.

Conferences

  1. K. E. Ryan, M. T. Knippenberg, P. T. Mikulski, and J. A. Harrison. “Molecular Dynamics Simulations of the Tribological Properties of C-, H-, and O-Containing Materials”, The Gordon Research Conference on Tribology, Waterville, ME, July 8-13, 2012. (poster presentation)
  1. K. E. Ryan, P. L. Keating, D. S. Grierson, K. T. Turner, R. W. Carpick, and J. A. Harrison. “Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Contact between Carbon-Based Materials: Isolating the Effects of Experimental Variables”, The Gordon Research Conference on the Science of Adhesion, Lewiston, ME, July 24-29, 2011. (poster presentation)
  1. K. E. Ryan, E. J. Smiley, N. Winograd, and B. J. Garrison. “Angle of Incidence Effects for Cluster Bombardment of a Molecular Solid”, SIMS XVI Conference, Kanazawa, JP, Oct. 29- Nov. 2, 2007. (oral presentation)
  1. K. E. Ryan, M. F. Russo Jr., E. J. Smiley, Z. Postawa, and B. J. Garrison. “Friction Model to Describe Cluster Bombardment”, SIMS XVI Conference, Kanazawa, JP, Oct. 29-Nov. 2, 2007. (poster presentation)
  1. K. E. Ryan and B. J. Garrison. “Reaction Dynamics Following keV Cluster Bombardment”, 20th Annual Workshop on SIMS, Key Largo, FL, May 15-18, 2007.(oral presentation)
  1. K. E. Ryan and B. J. Garrision. “Energetic Particle Bombardment, Plume Formation and Chemical Reactions”, 230th ACS National Meeting, The American Chemical Society, Washington D.C., Aug. 28-Sept. 1, 2005. (poster presentation)

Professional Affiliations & Offices

  • American Chemical Society
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