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ACADEMICS
Engineering Department Scholarship 2014
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Crilly, P., Hartnett, R., Santrach, R., and Palenzuela, C. (2014). “A Novel Approach to Teaching Phased Array Antenna Systems,” Paper published in the IEEE Frontiers in Education 2014, October 2014.
  • Crilly, P. (2014). “An Innovative Approach to Teaching An Undergraduate Electromagnetics, Antennas and Propagation Course,” Paper published in the ASEE 2014 Zone 1 Conference, April, 2014.
  • Jackson, H. and Tarhini, K. (2014). “Numerical Simulation of Rigid Pavement Behavior to Non-Destructive Impulse Response Testing.” International Journal of GEOMATE, Vol.7, No. 2, pp1062-1069, December 2014.
  • Lee, Kanghee, Emami, T., Lee, Sangku, Jang, W., Hyunggi Kim, Sunghoon Moon, and Inha Hyun. (2013). “Amplify-and-Forward SIMO/MISO Distributed Relay Networks under Power Constraints,” International Journal of Simulation- Systems, Science and Technology- IJSSST, Vol. 14, No. 5, 2013.
  • Swithenbank, S., and DeNucci, T. (2014). “Combining the Flipped Classroom with Traditional Teaching in Undergraduate Newtonian Dynamics”. Journal of Online Engineering Education. December 2014.
  • Tsai, A., Tucker, D., and Emami, T. (2014). “Adaptive Control of a Nonlinear Fuel Cell-Gas Turbine Balance of Plant Simulation Facility,” ASME DC, The Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology, Vol.11, December 2014.

Books and Book Chapters 

  • Beer, F.P., Johnston, E.R., DeWolf, J.T., and Mazurek, D.F. (2014). Mechanics of Materials, 7th Edition, McGraw-Hill, New York.
  • Fleischmann, C. (2014). “Evaluating Management Strategies for Urban Stormwater Runoff.” Doctoral Dissertation, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.
  • Plumley, M. (2014). “Design and Prototype of Dual Loop Lubricant System To Improve Engine Fuel Economy, Emissions, and Oil Drain Interval." Doctoral Dissertation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.

Conference Presentations 

  • Cheng, Wong, Plumley, Martins, Molewyk, Gu, & Park. (2014). “Lubricant Formulations to Enhance Engine Efficiency in Modern Internal Combustion Engines Project ID FT019”, Presentation. US Department of Energy 2014 Annual Merit Review, Washington, DC.
  • Emami, T. and Hartnett, R. (2014). “Discrete Time Robust Stability Design of PID Controllers Autonomous Sailing Vessel Application,” Proceedings of the 2014 American Control Conference, Portland, OR.
  • Jackson, H. and Tarhini, K. (2014). “Numerical Simulation of the Impulse Response Method for Rigid Pavement Evaluation.” 4th International Conference on Geotechnique, Construction Materials & Environment (GEOMATE), Brisbane, Australia.
  • James, R., Azzari, P., Crilly, P., Duke-Tinson, O., Karama, J., Paolino, R., Schlank, C., Sherman, J. (2014). “Development of Low Pressure High Density Plasmas on the Helicon Plasma Experiment (HPX),” APS Division of Plasma Physics.
  • Martins, Plumley, & Wong. (2014). “Engine Lubricant Viscosity Optimization for Valvetrain and Power Cylinder Systems”. Presentation. STLE 69th Annual Meeting and Exhibition, Orlando, FL.
  • Ogg, A. (2014). “Screening Tests of Composites for use in Tidal Energy Devices.” SNAME Maritime Convention, Houston, TX.
  • Palmierie, C., Hooymans, J., Gingrich, C.. T. Emami, A. Dahlen, J. Staier. (2014). “Electrical Engineering Capstone Project Dynamic Position System,” 2014 ASEE Zone 1 Conference, Bridgeboard, CT, April 3-5, 2014.
  • Plumley, M. J., Wong, V.,Molewyk, M., & Park, S. (2014). “Optimizing Base Oil Viscosity Temperature Dependence For Power Cylinder Friction Reduction,” SAE Technical Paper 2014-01-1658.
  • Plumley, M. and Wong, V. (2014). “Analysis of Shear-thinning on Engine Friction Using Mineral and PAO Base Oils”. Presentation. STLE 69th Annual Meeting and Exhibition, Orlando, FL.
  • Plumley, M. and Wong, V. (2014). “Optimizing Base Oil Viscosity for Power Cylinder Friction Response Temperature Dependency” Presentation. STLE 69th Annual Meeting and Exhibition, Orlando, FL.
  • Santrach, R., Palenzuela, C., Crilly, P., Hartnett, R., and Reza, A. (2014). Using A Speaker System to Describe A Phased Array Antenna System. ASEE Zone 1 Conference.
  • Sherman, J. Azzari, P., Crilly, P., Duke-Tinson, O., James, R., Karama, J., Page, E., Schlank, C., Zuniga, J. (2014). “Progress on Pre-Stage Magnetic Coil to Enhance Helicon Mode Excitation and Data Acuisition Software on the Helicon Plasma Experiment (HPX), JP8, APS Division of Plasma Physics.
  • Swaszek, P.F. and Hartnett, R. J. (2014). “A Multiple COTS Receiver GNSS Spoof Detector – Extensions,” Proceedings of the Institute of Navigation International Technical Meeting, San Diego, CA.
  • Swaszek, P.F., Pratz, S., B. Arocho, N., Seals, K., and R. J. Hartnett, (2014). “GNSS Spoof Detection Using Shipboard IMU Measurements,” Proceedings of the 27th International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation (ION GNSS+ 2014), Tampa, FL, pp. 745-758.
  • Swithenbank, S., and DeNucci, T. (2014). “Flipping a Newtonian Dynamics Classroom,” ASEE Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Tsai, A., Tucker, D., and Emami, T. (2014). “Adaptive Control of a Nonlinear FC-GT Balance of Plant Simulation Facility,” Proceedings of the ASME 2014 12th Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology Conference, Boston, MA.
  • Williamsz, B. S., Kane, J. T., Hartnett, R. J., and Swaszek, P. F. (2014). “Senior Design Project of a Two Meter Autonomous Sailboat,” Proceedings of the Institute of Navigation International Technical Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Other Publications 

  • Hazen, M. (2014). “Cadets Get Underway with Commercial Vessels – CGA’s Cadet Shiprider Program.” Marine Safety Engineering Fall 2014 Newsletter.

Speaking Engagements 

  • Cost, D., (2014). “International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution on Ships and Salvage and Marine Firefighting Regulations.” Guest Lecturer, World Maritime University, Malmo, Sweden, June 16-20, 2014.
  • Crilly, P. “Who Wants to be a Millionaire.” USCGA IEEE Student Chapter, February 2014.
  • Emami, T., “Architecture of a Dynamic Position Autonomous Vessel,” Proceedings of the 121 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Indianapolis, Indiana, June 15 - 18, 2014.
  • Emami, T., “Discrete Time Robust Stability Design of PID Controllers - Autonomous Sailing Vessel Application,” Proceedings of the 2014 American Control Conference, Portland, OR, June 4-6, 2014.
  • Emami, T., “Electrocardiogram Circuit Accomplishment at the USCGA,” Electrical Engineering IEEE Meeting at the USCGA, New London, CT, January 2014.
  • Garcia, E.M.H., “Shake ‘N Break: Fluid Structure Interaction Modeling.” Center of Advanced Studies, Scholarship Seminar Series, USCGA, March 20, 2014.
  • Hartnett, R., “So How Does My GPS Work, and Should I Really Believe What It Tells Me?” URI Electrical Engineering Graduate Seminar (ELE-601), University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, 19 November, 2014.

Cadet Projects 

  • Amendolara, J., Bogdan, E., Kramb, J., Johannsen, B., and Wolhaupter, B. (2014). Elizabeth City Runway Redesign & Storm Water Mitigation. USCGA Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisors Symansky, C., Fleischmann, C. and Tarhini, K.
  • Anderson, M., Descartes, J., Fitzpatrick, J., Mason, A., Scaduto, R. (2014). Base San Juan Consolidate Engineering Support Buildings. USCGA Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisors: Ursino, D., and Nakagawa, B.
  • Baumsteiger, E., Bondurant, T., DeVisser, G., Emmons, C. & Rank, J. (2014). Preliminary Design of a Polar Class Replacement Vessel. USCGA Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor: Simpson, W.
  • Benedetto, D., Ostrow, R., Fox, R., Palacios, N., Base San Pedro Multi-Purpose Facility. (2014). USCGA Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisors: Ursino, D., and Nakagawa, B.
  • Benson, K., Monteforte, A., Morrison, J., Grim, L. (2014). Shipboard Ballast Water Treatment – Team 1. USCGA Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor: Zelmanowitz, S.
  • Bodzewski, J., Heaney, W., Houk, J., and Montvydas, R. (2014). MSST NY Canine Support Facility. USCGA Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisors: Ursino, D., and Tarhini, K.
  • Bonomi, E. (2014). An Analysis of Square Sail Aerodynamic Coefficients for USCGC EAGLE (WIX-327). Results provided to U.S Coast Guard Surface Forces Logistics Center (SFLC) and USCGC EAGLE (WIX-327). Advisors: DeNucci, T. and Swithenbank, S.
  • Bonomi, E., Cresswell, S., Fellman, D. & Yin, C. (2014). Preliminary Design of a Polar Law Enforcement Vessel. Presented at SNAME Student Paper Night, Boston, MA and SNAME New England Section Meeting, New London, CT. Advisor: DeNucci, T.
  • Caballero, M., Carrier, D., Hamel, J. & Ludewig, L. (2014). Design of a Dual-Fueled, New-Panamax Containership. Presented at SNAME New England Student Paper Night, Boston, MA and U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Center, Arlington, VA. Awarded 1st place - SNAME/MARAD Student Design Competition, SNAME Undergraduate Paper Award and SNAME New England Section Undergraduate Paper Award. Advisor: Cost, D.
  • Capuzzi, N., Schlank, C., Foy, B. & Stringfield, A. (2014). Design of a New Panamax Containership. Presented at U.S. Coast Guard Sector New York, Staten Island, NY. Awarded 3rd place - SNAME/MARAD Student Design Competition. Advisor: Corl, M.
  • Chase, D., Lyford, K., Scalese, A., Oswald, A. (2014). Training Center Cape May Wave Barrier. USCGA Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisors: Bachtel, B. and Tarhini, K.
  • Compagnoni, K., Jaeger, A., Mueller, J., Nelson, J., Ruth, A. (2014). Amos Lake Storm Water Mitigation. USCGA Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor Fleischmann, C.
  • Constant, A. (2014). Study of the State-of-the-Art of the Design of Surf-Capable Boats. U.S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, CT. Advisors: Garcia, E., and Taylor, T.
  • Coull, S., Lowary, B., Townsend, B., Trump, J. (2014). Shipboard Ballast Water Treatment – Team 2. USCGA Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor: Zelmanowitz, S.
  • Ellafi, K., Jaramillo, J., Pienta, B. & Shen, Y. (2014). Preliminary Design of an LNG Containership. USCGA Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor: Garcia, E.
  • Grell, K., Harbert, B., Pfaff, R. & Smith, L. (2014). Design of a Polar Research Vessel. Presented at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, Arlington, VA. Advisor: Swithenbank, S.
  • McAndrew, M., Moreno, G., and Ezzo, G. (2014). Smart Buoy with NMEA 2000 Data Recorder. Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT Advisor(s): R. Hartnett.
  • McGarry, Dahnyoung, and Truman, E. (2014). Hoax Call Localization Using Multiple Antenna Arrays and Subspace Techniques. Cadet Research Symposium and Scholars Project, New London, CT. Advisors: Crilly, P., Hartnett, R., and Reza, A.
  • McGarry, D. (2014). Direction Finding of Spread Spectrum (SS) Signals (Scholars Project). Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): P. Crilly, R. Hartnett, and T. Taylor.
  • Magnuson, B., Keith, J., and Hills, B. (2014). Field Response Emergency Deployable (FRED). Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): A. Dahlen, R. Hartnett
  • Palmieri, C., Hooymans, J., Gingrich, C. (2014). Dynamic Positioning System. Advisors: Emami, T., Dahlen, A., and Staier, J.
  • Pratz, S., and Arocho, B. (2014), MK39 Gyro’s Inertial Navigation and Dynamic Measurements. Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): K. Seals, R. Hartnett
  • Santrach R., and Palenzuela, C. (2014). A Novel Approach to Teaching Phased Array Antenna Systems, Presented at the IEEE Frontiers in Education 2014, and the ASEE Zone 1 Conference. Advisors: Crilly, P. and Hartnett, R.
  • Simione, L. (2014). Developing a Cost Estimation Module for Computer Generated Designs. Results provided to U.S. Coast Guard Surface Forces Logistics Center (SFLC). Advisor: DeNucci, T.
  • VanDillen, K., Hunter, Z., Kelly, J., and Kosack, C. (2014). CGA Lower Field Multi-purpose Building. USCGA Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisors Symansky, C, Bachtel, B., and Comar, J.
  • Woodard, M., and Harvey, W. (2014), Dynamic Stress Measurement of Ship’s Propeller Shaft. Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor(s): A. Dahlen, R. Hartnett