USNA | Class of 2012


MIDN 1/C JACOB R. GERBINO
(21st Company)

Major: Systems Engineering (Honors)
Advisor: Professor Bradley E. Bishop, Weapons and Systems Engineering Department
Title: Reactive Swarm Formation Control Using Realistic Surface Vessel Dynamics and Environmental Effects

Ψ MIDN 1/C MICHAEL W. HAYDELL, Jr. (12th Company)

Major: Physics
Advisor: Assistant Professor Elena Cimpoiasu, Physics Department
Advisor: Paul E. Sheehan, Ph.D., Head, Surface Nanoscience and Sensor Technology, Naval Research Laboratory
Title: Direct Writing of Graphene-based Nanoelectronics via Atomic Force Microscopy

MIDN 1/C JASON D. METZGER (8th Company)

Major: Aerospace Engineering
Advisor: CAPT Murray R. Snyder, USN, Mechanical Engineering Department
Advisor: Assistant Research Professor Hyung Suk Kang, Aerospace Engineering Department
Advisor: Visiting Professor John S. Burks, ONR Rotorcraft Chair, Aerospace Engineeriing Department
Title: Measurement of Ship Air Wake Impact on a Remotely Piloted Aerial Vehicle

MIDN 1/C SHANE C. MORAN (25th Company)

Major: Systems Engineering (Honors)
Advisor: Professor Richard T. O'Brien, Weapons and Systems Engineering Department
Advisor: CAPT Owen G. Thorp III, USN, Weapons and Systems Engineering Department
Advisor: CDR R. Joseph Watkins, USN, Mechanical Engineering Department
Title: An Adaptive H-Infinity Algorithm for Jitter Control and Target Tracking in a Directed Energy Weapon

MIDN 1/C THOMAS J. PAUL (26th Company)

Major: Mathematics (Honors)
Advisor: Assistant Professor Max D. Wakefield, Mathematics Department
Advisor: Professor William N. Traves, Mathematics Department
Title: Enumerative Geometry of Hyperplane Arrangements

MIDN 1/C SAM W. TAN (27th Company)

Major: Ocean Engineering
Advisor: Professor David J. Kriebel, Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering Department
Advisor: Associate Professor Jenelle A. Piepmeier, Weapons and Systems Engineering Department
Advisor: Visiting Professor Patrick J. Hudson, Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering Department
Title: Predicting Boat-Generated Wave Heights: A Quantitative Analysis through Video Observations of Vessel Wakes

MIDN 1/C MARK E. TRUNZO (23rd Company)

Major: Mechanical Engineering
Advisor: Associate Professor Patrick A. Caton, Mechanical Engineering Department
Advisor: Associate Professor Joel J. Schubbe, Mechanical Engineering Department
Title: Integration of Carbon Fiber Composite Materials into Air-Cooled Reciprocating Piston Engines for UAV Applications

 
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