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Mechanical Engineering

Mark J. Harper

Professor Emeritus
Mechanical Engineering Department
United States Naval Academy
590 Holloway Road
Annapolis, MD 21402-5042
m.harper@iaea.org


CURRENT POSITION
     International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Vienna, Austria
     Team Leader, Water Cooled Reactors
     Nuclear Power Technology Development Section
     Department of Nuclear Energy


EDUCATION
     University of Maryland, (January 1989 - July 1991)
     Department of Nuclear Engineering
     Doctor of Philosophy, Nuclear Engineering
     Dissertation :"A Theoretical Model of A Superheated Liquid Droplet Neutron Detector"

     Massachusetts Institute of Technology, (June 1975 - August 1976)
     Masters of Science, Nuclear Engineering
     Thesis: "Hydrogen Storage in a Liquid Medium"

     United States Naval Academy, (June 1971 - June 1975)
     Bachelors of Science, Mechanical Engineering

RESEARCH AREAS
Radiation Detection
Environmental Monitoring
Nuclear Reactor Technology Development
Safeguards and Security of Nuclear Material

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Professor, U.S. Naval Academy (August 1991 - Present)
Nuclear Submarine Officer, U.S. Navy, (June 1975- May 1989)

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  • Over seventy five journal articles, conference proceedings, and technical presentations

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