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Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

CDR Angel F. Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Permanent Military Professor
Assistant Professor
Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering Department
United States Naval Academy
590 Holloway Road
Annapolis, MD 21402-5042
(410) 293-6539


University of California, Berkeley, (2022)
Doctor of Philosophy, Mechanical Engineering
Dissertation: “Multiphase Flow Vertical Aerated Column using X-Ray Computed Tomography

Naval Postgraduate School, (2015)
Master of Science, Engineering Science (Mechanical Engineering)

Naval Postgraduate School, (2007)
Master of Science, Information Systems and Operations

Old Dominion University, (2006)
Master of Engineering Management

St. John's University, (2000)
Bachelor of Science, Mathematics

Multiphase Fluid Dynamics, Drag Reduction and Fluid Dynamic Imaging Techniques
  • Permanent Military Professor, U.S. Naval Academy (JUN. 2022 – Present)
  • Assistant Professor (Jun 2022 - Present)
  • Nuclear Trained Submarine Officer, U.S. Navy (MAY.2000 - JUN.2022)
  • Military Operations/Intelligence Branch Head: OPNAV N2N6
  • Executive Officer: USS SAN JUAN (SSN 751)
  • Navigator/Operations Officer: USS PHILADELPHIA (SSN 690)
  • Submarine Operations Officer: COMDESRON24
  • Division Officer: USS ALBUQUERQUE (SNN706)
  • Rodriguez, A.F. and Makiharju S.A.. "Effect of superhydrophobic surfaces on bubble column flow dynamics." Flow Measurement and Instrumentation, 89,pp. 102299.1-10, 19 December 2022.
CDR Angel F. Rodriguez, Ph.D.
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