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Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

LCDR Joey Latta, Ph.D.

Instructor
Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering Department
United States Naval Academy
590 Holloway Road
Annapolis, MD 21402-5042
(410) 293-6447
jlatta@usna.edu

EDUCATION
     Colorado School of Mines, 2021
     Doctor of Philosophy, Nuclear Engineering
     Dissertation: “Fission fragment mass and energy distributions for neutron induced fission of 235U, 238U and 239Pu  measured with the NIFFTE time projection chamber”

     Colorado School of Mines, 2020
     Master of Engineering, Nuclear Engineering

     Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, 2010
     Bachelor of Science, Space Physics

RESEARCH AREAS

Radiation detection and measurement
Fission data analysis
Reactor plant design

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Instructor, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD (Jun 2022 - Present)
Group Watch Officer, CTF Sentinel, Manama, Bahrain (Aug 2021 - June 2022)
Submarine Warfare Officer, USS MISSOURI (SSN 780), (2012 - 2015) 

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