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Mechanical Engineering

Angela Leimkuhler Moran

Mechanical Engineering Department
United States Naval Academy
590 Holloway Road
Annapolis, MD 21402-5042
(410) 293-6534
Fax (410) 293-3041

    The Johns Hopkins University, (1981-1983)
    Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering
    Dissertation "Structural Homogeneity, Crystallization and Embrittlement Behavior of FeBSiC Metallic Glasses"

    The Johns Hopkins University, (1979-1981)
    M.S.E., Materials Science and Engineering

    Loyola College, (1975-1979)
    Bachelors of Science, Physics and Engineering

Advanced Processing and Manufacturing, Rapid Prototyping
Nano Engineering in Powder Metallurgy and Rapid Solidification
Materials Characterization and Failures Analysis

Professor, U.S. Naval Academy (1993-present)
Materials Engineer/Spray Forming Technology Group Leader David Taylor Research Center, (1983-1993)
Graduate Research Assistant, JHU (1979-1983)
Graduate Co-operative Student, National Bureau of Standards (1979-1982)
Undergraduate Research Assistant, JHU (1977-1979)
Materials and Processing Engineer, Westinghouse Electric Corp (1978)

US Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award, 2001
ME Department Recipient of Tau Pi Sigma Teaching Award, 1999
Ford Research Labs Recognition Grant for Manufacturing Excellence, 1996
Outstanding Young Engineer of the Year, MD Academy of Science, 1994
Employee of the Year, Naval Surface Warfare Center, 1992
Women in Science and Engineering Engineering Achievement Award, 1991


  • Evaluation of Properties and Microstructure as a Function of Tempering Time at Intercritical Temperatures in HY-80 Steel Castings” Stephen D Funni, Michelle G. Koul, Angela L. Moran, Engineering Failure Analysis, 14, 2007.
  • Mechanical Characteristics of Al-Co-Ce Coatings Produced by the Cold Spray Process” E. Sansoucy, B. Jodoin, G. E. Kim, A. L. Moran, International Thermal Spray Conference Proceedings, Beijing China, May 2007.
  • Property and Structure Evaluation as a Function of Processing Parameters: Large HY-80 Steel Castings for a U.S. Navy Submarine”
  • John E. Holthaus, Michelle G. Koul, Angela L. Moran, Engineering Failure Analysis, December 2006.
  • A Comparison Study of Stress Corrosion Crack Growth Rates for AA7XXX Alloys as a Function of Bulk Aqueous Chloride Concentration”, B.J. Connelly, M.G. Koul, A.L. Moran, Corrosion, Vol 61, No 10, October 2005.
  • Mechanical and Pre-exposed Corrosion/Fatigue Properties of a Coated Aluminum Aircraft Skin System as a Function of Various Thermal Spray Processes,” Brian J. Connolly, Qingjiang Meng, Angela L. Moran, Robert L. McCaw, CEST, Vol. 39 Issue 2, June 2004.
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