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2018 Bowman Scholars

Division of Engineering and Weapons

1/C Dakota Allen

  • Major: Nuclear Engineering
  • Title: Evaluation of Non-Oxide Fuel for Fission-based Nuclear Reactors on Spacecraft
  • Advisors: CDR Stuart Blair - Mechanical Engineering Department, Professor Martin Nelson (Ret.) - Mechanical Engineering Department, Assistant Professor Marshall Millett - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C Maeve Broeg

  • Major: Electrical Engineering
  • Title: Measuring Semiconductor Deterioration and Characterizing Laser Radiation Damage
  • Advisor: Assistant Professor Charles Nelson - Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

1/C Joseph Brugger

  • Major: Electrical Engineering
  • Title: Analysis and Optimization of Orbital Angular Momentum Laser Beams for Underwater Communication
  • Advisor: Assistant Professor Charles Nelson - Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

1/C Michael Bush

  • Major: Systems Engineering
  • Title: Substituting Lookouts for Camera Nodes using Computer Vision
  • Advisor: Assistant Professor Randy Broussard - Weapons and Systems Engineering Department

1/C Nicholas Costa

  • Major: Nuclear Engineering
  • Title: Design, Fabrication, and Testing of Uranium-235 Surrogate
  • Advisor: Assistant Professor Marshall Millett - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C Eryn Culton

  • Major: Aerospace Engineering
  • Title: Unrestricted Satellite Motion Simulator
  • Advisor: CDR Jeffrey King - Aerospace Engineering Department

1/C William Gomperts

  • Major: Nuclear Engineering
  • Title: Dynamic Steam Condensation Characterization
  • Advisor: Professor Jim Cowart - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C Joshua Hanna

  • Major: Nuclear Engineering
  • Title: Localized Corrosion Study of Wrought and Additive Manufactured Stainless Steels
  • Advisors: Professor Patrick Moran - Mechanical Engineering Department, CDR Bradford Baker - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C Jennifer Hedgecoth

  • Major: Nuclear Engineering
  • Title: Influence of Tubercle Blades on Marine Current Turbine Performance When Exposed to Surface Waves
  • Advisors: Professor Mark Murray - Mechanical Engineering Department, CDR Andrew Gish - Ocean Engineering Department

1/C Brianna Kaufmann

  • Major: Nuclear Engineering
  • Title: Assessment of Pebble Motion on Fuel Utilization in a Pebble Bed Modular Reactor
  • Advisor: CDR Stuart Blair - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C Austin Krusz

  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Title: Energy Harvesting Utilizing Electrets in Nonlinear, Bistable, Discontinuous Systems
  • Advisor: Associate Professor Joshua Radice - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C Joshua LaFlam

  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Title: Thermal Effects of Environmental Degradation at Optical Surfaces for Directed Energy Applications
  • Advisors: Assistant Professor Ronald Warzoha - Mechanical Engineering Department, Assistant Professor Brian Donovan - Physics Department

1/C Zachary Lewis

  • Major: Aerospace Engineering
  • Title: Additively Manufactured Liquid Cold Flow Injector Plates
  • Advisors: MAJ Kristin Castonguay - Aerospace Engineering Department, MAJ Thompson Graves - Aerospace Engineering Department

1/C Julian Martinez

  • Major: Nuclear Engineering
  • Title: Analysis of the Time-Dependent Growth of Fireballs Measured from Atmospheric Detonations of Nuclear Weapons
  • Advisor: LTC Stephen McHale - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C Timothy Naski

  • Major: Systems Engineering (Honors)
  • Title: Optical Flow with Object Avoidance and Path Identification
  • Advisor: Professor George Piper - Weapons and Systems Engineering Department

1/C Connor Panick

  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Title: Constant Extension Rate Testing (CERT) of Additively Manufactured (AM) 17-4PH Steel
  • Advisors: Professor Michelle Koul - Mechanical Engineering Department, Professor Stephen Graham - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C Sarah Reilly

  • Major: Ocean Engineering
  • Title: The Optimization of Power with an Array of Oscillating Water Columns
  • Advisors: Professor Sarah Mouring - Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering Department, Professor Michael Schulz - Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering Department, CDR Chas Hewgley - Electrical and Computer Engineering Department

1/C Armando Rivera

  • Major: Electrical Engineering
  • Title: Automated Ship Casualty Detection and Analysis
  • Advisors: Professor Robert Ives - Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Assistant Professor Kevin Galloway - Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Associate Professor Randy Broussard - Systems and Weapons Engineering Department

1/C Zachary Scholz

  • Major: Nuclear Engineering
  • Title: Evaluation of Surrogate Special Nuclear Material (SNM) Sources for Use in Training and Modeling
  • Advisors: Assistant Professor Marshall Millett - Mechanical Engineering Department, CDR Mathew Schell - Mechanical Engineering Department, CDR Bradford Baker - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C Zachary Skirpan

  • Major: Nuclear Engineering
  • Title: Modeling a Molten Salt Small Modular Reactor Core with SCALE/MCNP
  • Advisor: CDR Stuart Blair - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C Nicholas Stovall-Kurtz

  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Title: Heat Transfer Analysis of Thermal Damage Behind Carbon-Fiber Reinforced Polymer Skin
  • Advisors: Associate Professor Peter Joyce - Mechanical Engineering Department, Assistant Professor Ronald Warzoha - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C Joshua Ten Eyck

  • Major: Nuclear Engineering
  • Title: Measurement and Calculations of Neutron Protection Factors (NPFs) using Neutron Dosimetry and the MCNP Transport Code
  • Advisor: Assistant Professor Marshall Millett - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C Michael Walker

  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Title: Increasing Power in Navy and Marine Corps Engines with Partially Premixed Combustion
  • Advisors: Professor Jim Cowart - Mechanical Engineering Department, CAPT Leonard Hamilton - Mechanical Engineering Department

1/C Harrison Yosten

  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • Title: Non-Invasive Engine Monitoring
  • Advisor: Professor Jim Cowart - Mechanical Engineering

Division of Math and Science

1/C Justin Park

  • Major: Cyber Operations
  • Title: Hidden-Markov Model-Augmented Fingerprint-Based Positioning
  • Advisor: Assistant Professor John Roth - Cyber Science Department

1/C Christian Sorenson

  • Major: Physics
  • Title: The Structure of the Central Engine in the Gravitationally Lensed Quasar Q0957+561
  • Advisor: Associate Professor Christopher Morgan - Physics Department

1/C Matthew Vogel

  • Major: Operations Research
  • Title: Optimal Routing of Underwater Vehicles in Response to Dynamic Threat Levels
  • Advisor: CAPT Richard McGrath - Mathematics Department

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