Patrick A. Caton
Mechanical Engineering Dept.
United States Naval Academy
590 Holloway Road
Annapolis, MD 21402-5042
Fax (410) 293-3041
Stanford University, (June 02 - June 05)
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Doctor of Philosophy, Mechanical Engineering
Dissertation "Residual-Effected Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition Using Variable Valve Actuation"
Stanford University, (June 00 - June 02)
Masters of Science, Mechanical Engineering
Stanford University, (Sept. 93 - June 98)
Bachelors of Science, Mechanical Engineering
Bachelors of Arts, Psychology
Diesel combustion of future (synthetic, biologically-based) fuels.
Kinetic modeling of combustion processes.
Real fluid and real mixture equilibrium.
Waste-to-energy conversion: experimentation and modeling.
Exergetic modeling of advanced power/combustion systems.
Assistant Professor, U.S. Naval Academy (Aug. 05 - Present)
Jr. and Sr. High School Teacher, Sunnyvale, CA, (Aug. 98 - June 00)
Research Intern, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, (July-Aug., 94 - 96)