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Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering

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Gish

CDR Andrew Gish, USN, PhD, PE

Assistant Professor

Permanent Military Professor

  •  Phone: 410-293-6422
  •  Fax: 410-293-2219
  •  E-mail: gish@usna.edu
  •   Michelson 324

Education


Professional Experience


  • Permanent Military Professor (PMP) and Assistant Professor of Ocean Engineering, Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, USNA, 2013 - Present
  • Assistant Program Manager for Fleet Support of In-Service Submarines (PMS 392), Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), Washington, DC, 2008 - 2010
  • Assistant Project Superintendent, Docking Officer, and Diving Officer, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, ME, 2005 - 2008
  • Instructor, Mechanical Engineering Department, USNA, 1999 - 2001
  • Submarine Division Officer, USS ALEXANDRIA (SSN 757) and USS SUNFISH (SSN 649), 1995 - 1999

Professional Memberships & Registration


Awards


  • Various

Professional & Community Service


  • Ocean Engineering (EOE/EOEH) Program Director, USNA, 2018 - Present
  • Associate Chair, Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering Department, USNA, 2016 - 2018
  • Faculty Senate Executive Committee, USNA, 2016 - 2018
  • Co-Chair, USNA Middle States Accreditation Working Group, 2013 - 2016
  • Member, USNA Faculty Senate, 2015 - Present
  • Faculty Representative, Varsity Volleyball Team, USNA, 2013 - 2018
  • Officer Sponsor, Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards Summer Training, 2015 - Present
  • Member, Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering Department Faculty Search Committee, USNA, 2015 - Present
  • USNA Engineering and Weapons Division Financial Manager, 2013 - 2015
  • USNA STEM Program Volunteer, 2013 - Present
  • Volunteer Group Leader, Officer's Christian Fellowship ECA, USNA, 2013 - Present
  • Reviewer, Naval Engineer's Journal, 2014 - Present
  • Reviewer, Aquacultural Engineering, 2015 - Present
  • Elementary School Coordinator and Team Manager, Destination Imagination, 2014 - 2016

Teaching Experience & Courses


  • Teaching Portfolio Workshop, USNA, 2015
  • Blackboard Innovative Teaching Series, USNA, 2014
  • Teaching Certificate Program, MIT, 2012
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  • EN245, Principles of Ocean Systems Engineering
  • EN330, Probability and Statistics with Ocean Applications
  • EN430, Underwater Work Systems
  • EN462, Ocean Systems Engineering Design II
  • EN475, Ocean Engineering Mechanics
  • EN481A, Advanced Topics in Naval Engineering
  • EN496, Ocean Engineering Independent Research
  • EN503H, Ocean Engineering Honors Research
  • EN504H, Ocean Engineering Honors Research

Research & Publications


  • Research Interests:
    • Underwater Vehicles
    • Diving
    • Structural Mechanics
    • Ocean Renewable Energy
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  • Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications:
    • L.A. Gish, "A Pseudo-Coupled Analytic Fluid-Structure Interaction Method for Underwater Implosion of Cylindrical Shells," Applied Ocean Research (66), 2017
    • L.A. Gish and T. Wierzbicki, "Estimation of the Underwater Implosion Pulse from Cylindrical Metal Shells," International Journal of Impact Engineering (77), 2015
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  • Peer-Reviewed Proceedings:
    • H. Hughes and L.A. Gish, "Inductive Recharging for a Small Commercial Autonomous Underwater Vehicle," OCEANS 2017 MTS/IEEE Anchorage, IEEE, 2017
    • L.A. Gish, A. Carandang, and G. Hawbaker, "Numerical Optimization of Pre-Swirl Stators for Horizontal Axis Hydrokinetic Turbines," OCEANS 2016 MTS/IEEE Monterey, IEEE, 2016
    • L.A. Gish and G. Hawbaker, "Experimental and Numerical Study on Performance of Shrouded Hydrokinetic Turbines," OCEANS 2016 MTS/IEEE Monterey, IEEE, 2016
    • J. Rice, L.A. Gish, J. Barney, Z. Gawboy, B. Mays, L. Moore, and A. Nickell, "Design and Analysis of an Improved Wave Glider Recovery System," OCEANS 2016 MTS/IEEEMonterey, IEEE, 2016
    • L.A. Gish, "Designing Implodable Underwater Systems to Minimize Implosion Pulse Severity," OCEANS 2015 MTS/IEEEWashington, DC, IEEE, 2015
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  • Technical Reports
    • L.A. Gish and D.F. Hasson, "The Effect of Oxidation Embrittlement on the Impact Behavior of Nicalon Reinforced CAS II Ceramic Matrix Composites," Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) Report AD-A263 567, 1993
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  • Theses:
    • L.A. Gish, "Analytic and Numerical Study of Underwater Implosion," Ph.D. Thesis, MIT, 2013
    • L.A. Gish, "Design of an AUV Recharging System," M.S. Thesis, MIT, 2004
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  • Presentations:
    • "Inductive Recharging for a Small Commercial AUV," OCEANS 2017 MTS/IEEE Anchorage, AK, 2017
    • "Numerical Optimization of Pre-Swirl Stators for Horizontal Axis Hydrokinetic Turbines," OCEANS 2016 MTS/IEEE Monterey, CA, 2016
    • "Experimental and Numerical Study on Performance of Shrouded Hydrokinetic Turbines," OCEANS 2016 MTS/IEEE Monterey, CA, 2016
    • "Underwater Technology for Undergraduates: Rapid Design/Build Projects," Underwater Intervention 2017, New Orleans, LA, 2017
    • "Underwater Technology for Undergraduates: Innovations and Ideas," Underwater Intervention 2016, New Orleans, LA, 2016
    • "Development of a Low-Cost Expandable AUV Platform for Engineering Education and Research," Underwater Intervention 2016, New Orleans, LA, 2016
    • "Designing Implodable Underwater Systems to Minimize Implosion Pulse Severity," OCEANS 2015 MTS/IEEE Washington, DC, 2015
    • "Experimental and Numerical Study on Performance of Ducted Hydrokinetic Turbines with Pre-Swirl Stator Blades," 68th Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society Divison of Fluid Dynamics, Boston, MA, 2015
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  • Research Grants & Funding:
    • USNA Midshipman Research Support Grant, 2015
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