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Mechanical Engineering

Elizabeth Getto, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Mechanical Engineering Department
United States Naval Academy
590 Holloway Road
Annapolis, MD 21402-5042
410 293 6506
getto@usna.edu


EDUCATION
    University of Michigan, (2016)
    Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences
    Doctor of Philosophy, Nuclear Engineering
    Dissertation: "The Co-Evolution of Microstructure Features in Self-Ion Irradiated HT9 at Very High Damage
    Levels"
    
    University of Michigan, (2013)
    Masters of Science, Nuclear Engineering
    
    Purdue University, (2011)
    Bachelors of Science, Nuclear Engineering
    
    
RESEARCH AREAS
    Radiation effects in materials
    Microstructural characterization of metals
    Ion irradiation as a surrogate for reactor irradiations
    
    
RECENT PUBLICATIONS
  •     E. Getto, K. Sun, A.M. Monterrosa, Z. Jiao, M.J. Hackett, G.S. Was, “Void Swelling and Microstructure Evolution at Very High Damage Levels in Self-Ion Irradiated Ferritic-Martensitic Steels” Journal of Nuclear Materials 480 (2016) 159-176.
  •     E. Getto, K. Sun, S. Taller, A.M. Monterrosa, Z. Jiao, G.S. Was, “Methodology for Determining Void Swelling at Very High Damage under Ion Irradiation,” Journal of Nuclear Materials, 477 (2016) 273-279.
  •     E. Getto, Z. Jiao, A.M. Monterrosa, K. Sun, G.S. Was, “Effect of Irradiation Mode on the Microstructure of Self-Ion Irradiated Ferritic-Martensitic Alloys,” Journal of Nuclear Materials, 465 (2015) 116-126.
  •     E. Getto, Z. Jiao, A.M. Monterrosa, K. Sun, G.S. Was, “Effect of Pre-implanted Helium on Void Swelling Evolution in Self-Ion Irradiated HT-9,” Journal of Nuclear Materials, 462 (2015) 458-459.

AWARDS
    First Place, 2016 Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research Award: Advanced Fuels National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship
    Winner, 2016 American Nuclear Society Materials Science and Technology Division’s Student Literary Award
    National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow
    Society of Women Engineers’ Clare Booth Luce Fellow
    Tau Beta Pi Fellow
    
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
    The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS)
    Association for Iron and Steel Technology (AIST)
    Tau Beta Pi (TBP)
    Alpha Nu Sigma
    American Nuclear Society (ANS)

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