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Mechanical Engineering

Patrick J. Moran

Professor and Former Dept Chair
Mechanical Engineering Department
United States Naval Academy
590 Holloway Road
Annapolis, MD 21402-5042
(410) 293-6537
Fax (410) 293-3041
moran@usna.edu


EDUCATION

    University of Virginia, (Jan. 77 - Jan 80)
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering
    Doctor of Philosophy
    Dissertation "Improvements in the Electrolytic Generation of Hydrogen"

    University of Virginia, (Aug.75 - Jan 77
    Masters of Science, Materials Science and Engineering

    Wilkes College, (Sep.71 - July 75)
    Bachelors of Science, Materials Engineering


RESEARCH AREAS
Metallurgy
Corrosion and Corrosion Control
Electrochemical Devices

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Professor, U.S. Naval Academy (Aug 1990 - Present)
Asst. and Assoc. Professor, The Johns Hopkins University, (Aug. 79 - July 90
Metallurgist/Corrosion Engineer, U.S. Navy David Taylor Research Center, (Oct. 80 - Sept.85)

AWARDS
USNA Faculty Service Excellence Award, 2007
U.S. Navy Superior Civilian Service Award, 2005
U.S. Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Awards,1996, 2007

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

  • Corrosion and Corrosion Control, P.J. Moran and P.M. Natishan, The Concise Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, John Wiley and Sons, Inc. (in press)
  • Metastable Pitting of Aluminum Single Crystals, B.W. Davis, P.J. Moran, and P.M. Natishan, Corrosion Science, Vol 42, pp. 2187 - 2192, 2000
  • Effects of Cooling Rate and Annealing Treatment on Sensitization of Austenitic-ferritic Duplex Stainless Steel, H.L. Lee and P.J. Moran, Metals and Materials, Vol. 4, No. 5, pp. 1085-1091, 1998
  • Passivity and Breakdown of Carbon Steel in Organic Solvent Mixtures of Propylene Carbonate and Dimethoxyethane, D.A. Shifler, J. Kruger, and P.J. Moran, J. Electrochem. Soc., Vol. 145, No. 7, pp. 2396-2404, July 1998
  • Book Chapter: Effects of Acid Deposition on Materials, State of Science and Technology Report #19 for the National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program, P.A. Baedecker, E.O. Edney, P.J. Moran, T.C. Simpson, and R.S. Williams, 280 pages, Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1990

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