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2015 Bowman Scholars

Division of Engineering and Weapons

1/C Brent Aldridge

  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Title: A Heat Transfer Analysis of Advanced Submarine Masts
  • Advisor: Professor Martin Cerza - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C Stephen Arceneaux

  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Title: IN-Situ SHM for Advanced Materials Using Lamb Wave Model Decomposition
  • Advisor: Professor Colin Ratcliffe - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C Eric Bermudez

  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Title: Diesel Engine Startup Characterization with Conventional and Alternative Navy Fuels
  • Advisor: Associate Professor Jim Cowart - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C Timothy Bihl

  • Major: Computer Engineering
  • Title: Analysis of Energy Usage in Single-Thread and Parallel Biometrics Processing for Server and Mobile Applications
  • Advisor: Associate Professor Ryan Rakvic - Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

1/C Cody Colyer

  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Title: Alcohol to Jet (ATJ) Renewable Fuel Performance in Navy Diesel Engines
  • Advisor: Associate Professor Jim Cowart - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C Christopher Diorio

  • Major: Electrical Engineering
  • Title: Rapid Topic Identification for Spoken Documents Using Point Process Model Based Keyword Search
  • Advisor: CDR Keith Kintzley - Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

1/C Patrick Dods

  • Major: Aerospace Engineering
  • Title: The Effect of Jitter and Incidence Angle on Laser Drilling of Structural Materials
  • Advisors: Associate Professor Joshua Radice - Mechanical Engineering Department, Associate Professor Peter Joyce - Mechanical Engineering Department, CAPT R. Joseph Watkins - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C Nicholas Doeller

  • Major: Ocean Engineering
  • Title: Hydrodynamic Drag Reduction of Super-Hydrophobic Surfaces
  • Advisor: Professor Michael Schultz - Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering Department

1/C Phillip Ellsworth

  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Title: Energy Harvesting with Bistable Smart Material Mechanisms
  • Advisor: Associate Professor Joshua Radice - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C Jeremiah Fulton

  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Title: Characterization of Near Wake of Model Tidal Turbine
  • Advisors: Professor Karen Flack - Mechanical Engineering Department, Professor Luksa Luknik - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C Jorge Garcia

  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Title: Effects of High-Energy Lasers on Composite Materials
  • Advisors: Associate Professor Peter Joyce - Mechanical Engineering Department, CAPT R. Joseph Watkins - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C Kevin Hawxhurst

  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Title: High Modulus Propulsor Blading Metallic Demonstration
  • Advisor: CDR Jeffery Woertz - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C Emily Jensen

  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Title: Evaluation of Drag Coefficients and Vortex Shedding Frequencies on Novel Submarine Masts
  • Advisor: Professor Martin Cerza - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C Jean Loomis

  • Major: Ocean Engineering
  • Title: Submerged Bodies in Rotorcraft-based Towing
  • Advisors: Assistant Professor Jaye Falls - Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering Department, Professor Sarah Mouring - Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering Department

1/C Jonathan Lucas

  • Major: Systems Engineering (Honors)
  • Title: Design of Resilient Power Distribution for Forward Operating Bases
  • Advisor: Professor Edwin Zivi - Weapons and Systems Engineering Department

1/C Clayton Petty

  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Title: High Energy Laser Integration on Submarines - Material Characterization of Maritime Effects on Aperture Element
  • Advisors: Associate Professor Joshua Radice - Mechanical Engineering Department, Associate Professor Peter Joyce - Mechanical Engineering Department, CAPT R. Joseph Watkins - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C Fletcher Rydalch

  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Title: A Characterization of the Background Ship-Effect in a Maritime Environment
  • Advisors: Assistant Professor Marshall Millett - Mechanical Engineering Department, Professor Martin Nelson - Mechanical Engineering Department, VADM Charles Leidig, USN (ret'd) - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C Ryan Tran

  • Major: Ocean Engineering
  • Title: Analysis of Breaking Wave Loads on Elevated Buildings
  • Advisor: Professor David Kriebel - Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering Department

1/C Timothy Waterman

  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Title: Effect of Stress and Microstructure on Beta Phase Precipitation in 5xxx Series Aluminum Alloys
  • Advisor: Professor Richard Link - Mechanical Engineering Department

Division of Math and Science

1/C Benjamin Etringer

  • Major: Mathematics (Honors)
  • Title: A Modeling and Data Analysis of Laser Beam Propagation in the Maritime Domain
  • Advisor: Professor Reza Malek-Madani - Mathematics Department

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