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CAPT Lloyd P. Brown, PhD, P.E.

Permanent Military Professor
Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering Department
United States Naval Academy
590 Holloway Road
Annapolis, MD 21402-5042
410 293 6436
LBrown@usna.edu


EDUCATION
    University of Virginia, 2004
    Doctor of Philosophy, Materials Science Engineering
    Dissertation: "Wear of Metal Fiber Brushes"
    
    Texas A&M University, 1993
    Masters of Science, Mechanical Engineering
    
    Texas A&M University, 1984
    Bachelors of Science, Ocean Engineering


RESEARCH AREAS
    Sliding Electrical Contacts and Wear Phenomena
    Material Properties Characterization
    High Strain Rate Testing


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
    Permanent Military Professor, U.S. Naval Academy (Jul 2004 - Present)
    - Division Director, Engineering and Weapons, (Jan 2012 - Aug 2012)
    - Deputy Division Director, Engineering and Weapons, (May 2008 - May 2010)

    Nuclear Trained Surface Warfare Officer, U.S. Navy, (May 1984 - Aug 2001)
    - Executive Officer: USS HALYBURTON (FFG 40)
    - Department Head Tours: USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73) and USS SIMPSON (FFG 56)
    - Division Officer Tours: USS THEODORE ROOSEVELT (CVN 71) and USS COMTE DE GRASSE (DD 974)
    - Instructor: Naval Nuclear Power Training Unit, Ballston Spa, NY
    - Weapons (G) Department: Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren VA


RECENT PUBLICATIONS
    L. Brown, P. Joyce, "Functionally Graded Bronze/Tungsten-Carbide Castings: A Characterization and Property Study," ASTM Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 41, No. 1, 2013, doi: 10.1520/JTE104109.
    L. Brown, P. Joyce, J. Radice, D. Gregorian, M. Gobble, "Strain Rate Dependency of Bronze Metal Matrix Composite Mechanical Properties as a Function of Casting Technique," The Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, published online 21 September 2011.
    L. Brown, P. Joyce, A. Moran, J. Schubbe, "Research at the United States Naval Academy: More than meets the eye" - ITEA Journal, 30, 2009, pp 202 - 208.
    A. Moran, L. Brown, M. Koul, "Demonstrating the Effects of Processing on Structure and Properties via the Annealing and Strain Hardening of Copper: Part One - Microstructure," National Resource Center for Materials Technology Education, http://www.materialseducation.org/educators/matedu-modules/
    A. Moran, L. Brown, M. Koul, "Demonstrating the Effects of Processing on Structure and Properties via the Annealing and Strain Hardening of Copper: Part Two - Mechanical Properties," National Resource Center for Materials Technology Education, http://www.materialseducation.org/educators/matedu-modules/
    A. Moran, L. Brown, M. Koul, "Full Circle: Demonstrating the Affects of Processing on Structure and Properties via the Annealing and Strain Hardening of Copper", The Journal of Materials Education, Vol. 30 (5-6), 2008, pp 390 - 396.
    L. Brown, A. Moran, C. Pettit, "An Innovative Approach to Teaching Binary Phase Diagrams and Use of the Lever Rule", The Journal of Materials Education, Vol. 30 (1-2), 2008, pp 29 - 40.
    L. Brown, D. Wilsdorf, W. Jesser, "Testing and Evaluation of Metal Fiber Brush Operation on Slip Rings and Commutators", IEEE Transactions on Components and Packaging Technologies, Vol. 31, Number 2, Jun 2008, pp 485 - 494.
    L. Brown, D. Xu, K. Ravi-Chandar, S. Satapathy, "Coefficient of Friction Measurement in the Presence of High Current Density", IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Vol. 43, Issue 1, Part 2, Jan 2007, pp 334-337.


AWARDS
    Mechanical Engineering Department Raouf Teaching Excellence Award Nominee, 2013
    William P. Clements Teaching Excellence Award, 2007
    Class of 1951 Prize for Excellence in Education, 2007

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