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Engineering Department Scholarship 2015
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Emami, T., “A Common Structure for H-Infinity Complementary Sensitivity Design of DTCT-PID Controller Parameters,” WSEAS Transactions on Systems and Control, Vol. 10, pp. 350-359, 2015.
  • Fleischmann, C.M., C. Atkinson-Palombo, J.T. Bushey, and D.W. Payne. “Coupling Community Preferences with Hydrologic Evaluation of the Low Impact Development Implementation in an Urban Watershed,” Suburban Sustainability, Vol. 3, Issue 1, Article 4, 2015.
  • Jackson, H. and Gucunski, N, “Reduction of Impulse Response data on rigid pavements: Comparison of single degree of freedom, cone and lumped parameter dynamic models,” ASCE Journal of Infrastructure Systems, Vol. 21, Issue 4, December 2015.
  • Jackson, H. and Tarhini, K. “Progressive Integration of Design Process in Civil Engineering Curriculum.” ASCE Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice. Published online October 22, 2015.

Books and Book Chapters 

  • Beer, F.P., Johnston, E.R., and Mazurek, D.F. (2016) Vector Mechanics for Engineers: Statics, 11th Edition, McGraw-Hill, New York. Published summer 2015.
  • Peterson, B. B. and Hartnett, R. J. “Hyperbolic Navigation Systems," Access Science: McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 2015, http://www.accessscience.com.
  • Plumley, M., “Design and Prototype of Dual Loop Lubricant System To Improve Engine Fuel Economy, Emissions, & Oil Drain Interval" Doctoral Thesis. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 2015.

Peer-Reviewed Conference Papers and Presentations 

  • Azzari, P., Hopson, P., Crilly, P., Duke-Tinson, O., Karama, J., Paolino, R., Sandri, E., Sherman, J., Wright, E., Frank, J., and Turk, J. , “Progress on Development of Low Pressure High Density Plasmas o the Helicon Plasma Experiment (HPX),” 57tg Annual Meeting of the APS Division Plasm Physics, Volume 60, No. 19, Savannah, GA, November, 2015.
  • Bachtel, B., Nakagawa, E., Pierson, N., “Coast Guard’s Post Disaster Assessment and Evaluation of Critical Infrastructure,” ASCE Coastal Structures and Solutions to Coastal Disasters Conference, Boston, MA. September 2015.
  • Bachtel, B., Nakagawa, E., Jackson, H., “Professional Mentorship of Civil Engineering Students: The Coast Guard Academy’s Approach to Developing Successful Civil Engineers.” New Perspectives in Mentoring Conference, Albuquerque, NM, OCT 2015.
  • Benin, J., Howie, S., Hannon, B., & Williamson, N. “Learning IPv6: Becoming a Subject-Matter Expert of a Technical Topic through a Year-long Capstone Design Project.” Paper presented at 2015 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Seattle, Washington.
  • Crilly, P. and Hartnett, R. “Using Audio Amplifier Characteristics as a Pedagogical Tool to Explain Signal Processing Theory,” Proceedings of the 45th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, El-Paso, Texas, October 2015.
  • Crilly, P. and Harnett, R., “Student Outcome Assessment and Course Continuity for Programs With Moderate Faculty Turnover,” ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Seattle, WA, June 2015.
  • Crilly, P., “Academic Advising Is More than Attainment of ABET Criteria 1,” ASEE Northeast Conference, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, April 30 – May 02 2015.
  • Crilly, P., “Teaching an Undergraduate Electromagnetics and Antennas Course Using A Hand-Held RF Analyzer - Engaged Learning,” ASEE Northeast Conference, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, April 30 – May 02, 2015.
  • Crilly, P., “Ensuring Attainment of ABET Criteria 4 and Maintaining Continuity for Programs with Moderate Faculty Turnover,” ASEE Northeast Conference, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, April 30 – May 02, 2015.
  • Crilly, P. and Hartnett, R., “Using Speakers as a Pedagogical Tool to Explain Phased Array Antenna Systems,” ASEE Mid-Atlantic Conference, Villanova, PA, March 2015.
  • DeNucci, T., Simione, L. & Hopman, J., “Investigating Cost and Operability in Computer Generated Design,” 14th International Conference on Computer Application and Information Technology in the Maritime Industries, Ulrichshusen, Germany. May 2015.
  • Emami, T., “Computer Simulation Modeling of a Real System in an Undergraduate Computer Control Systems Laboratory,” ASEE Northeast Section Conference, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, April 30- May 02, 2015.
  • Fleischmann, C., Nakagawa, E., Kelley, T., “Redesigning the Student Learning Approach through Personality Types and Pedagogies in an Undergraduate Engineering Course,” ASEE Northeast Section Conference, Northeastern University, Boston, MA. April 30 – May 02, 2015.
  • Fleischmann, C., Gates, B., Regan, M. "Developing STEM mentors from MSIs by partnering with a Military Service Academy," The Mentoring Institute 8th Annual Mentoring Conference Proceeding, Albuquerque, NM, Oct 2015.
  • Garcia, E.M.H., “Instructor-Developed Course Concept Maps Used to Contextualize Material,” ASEE Northeast Section Conference, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, April 30 – May 02, 2015.
  • Hall, J., Lee, J., Benin, J., Armstrong, C., and Owen, H., "IEEE 1609 Influenced Automatic Identification System (AIS)," in Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Spring), IEEE 81st, pp1-5, 11-14 May 2015.
  • Hartnett, R. and Crilly, P. “Combining MATLAB Simulation with Telecommunications Instructional Modeling (TIMS) in a Senior Level Communications Course,” Proceedings of the 45th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, El-Paso, Texas, October 2015.
  • Hartnett, R. and Crilly, P. “A Successful Applications Oriented Undergraduate EE Course Elective: Electronic Navigation Systems,” ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, June 2015.
  • Jackson, H., Fleischmann, C. and Tarhini, K. “An Approach to Improving Student Learning of Civil Engineering Concepts Using Case Studies.“ Proceedings of the 45th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, El-Paso, Texas, October 2015.
  • Jackson, H. and Tarhini, K. “Enhancing Students Problem-Solving Skills Through Progressive Integration of Project-based Learning.” ASCE and International Foundation Congress & Equipment Expo (ASCE-IFCEE), March 17-21, 2015, San Antonio, Texas.
  • Nakagawa, E., Bachtel, B., Johnson, E., Millard, J., “Utilizing Sailing to Cultivate Leadership Skills and Developmental Relationships,” New Perspectives in Mentoring Conference, Albuquerque, NM, OCT 2015.
  • Meyers, J, Hoburg, A., Emami, T., Swaszek, P. Richard Hartnett and Crilly, P. “A Capstone Project on Robust Dynamic Positioning and Data Acquisition Systems,” ASEE Northeast Section Conference, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, April 30 – May 02, 2015.
  • Radin, D., Swaszek, P., Hartnett, R., and Seals, K. “GNSS Spoof Detection Based on Pseudoranges from Multiple Receivers,” Proceedings of the Institute of Navigation International Technical Meeting, Dana Point, CA, January 2015.
  • Simpson, W.M., Jr. and McCord, R. S., “Teaching Ship Structures with MAESTRO”, ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Seattle, WA, June 2015.
  • Siders, D., Crilly, P., Hartnett, R., “Direction Finding of Low Power Spread Spectrum Signals using the MUSIC Algorithm,” ASEE Northeast Conference, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, April 30 - May 02, 2015.
  • Swaszek, P., Hartnett, R., Seals, K., "Modernized eLoran: The Case for Completely Changing Chains, Rates, and Phase Codes," Proceedings of the 28th International Technical Meeting of The Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation (ION GNSS+ 2015), Tampa, Florida, September 2015, pp. 1409-1424.
  • Symansky, C., Jackson, H., and Tarhini, K. “Preparing Civil Engineers for Construction Project Management.” ASEE-Northeast Section Conference, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, April 30 – May 02, 2015.
  • Tarhini, K., Jackson, H, Zelmanowitz, S. and Zapalska, A.“Developing Ethical Engineers at the U. S. Coast Guard Academy: Integrating Courses, Co-curriculum Activities, and a global Perspective.” ASEE Northeast Section Conference, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, April 30 – May 02, 2015.
  • Plumley, M., Wong, V., and Martins, T. “Design and Prototype of Modern Diesel Engine Lubricating System to Improve Fuel Economy, Wear, and Emissions Performance”. Presentation. STLE 70th Annual Meeting and Exhibition, May 17-21, 2015, Dallas, TX.

Other Publications 

  • Sabra, G. “A Summer Spent in Drydock.” The Bulletin, USCG, October 2015.

Faculty Highlights 

  • Adrezin, R. “Searching for Leads in the Opening Arctic” by Keith Johnson, September 14, 2015, Foreign Policy Magazine, http://foreignpolicy.com/2015/09/14/searching-for-leads-in-the-opening-arctic/
  • Adrezin, R. “Coast Guard Academy Professor uses 3-D printer on board Arctic icebreaker” by Julia Bergman, September 26, 2015, The Day, http://www.theday.com/article/20150926/NWS09/150929414 [This was picked up by the AP and published in various forms in newspapers across the world including the Military Times and Military.com]. There was also an accompanying video interview posted on YouTube by The Day.
  • Adrezin, R. “Life Aboard the Coast Guard icebreaker HEALY,” by Kamala Kelkar, August 3, 2015, Alaska Daily News, http://www.adn.com/slideshow/photos-life-aboard-coast-guard-icebreaker-healy

Speaking Engagements 

  • Emami, T., “Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Excusal,” Presentation, SWE, USCGA. Fall, 2015.
  • Plumley, M., “Design and Prototype of Dual Loop Lubricant System to Improve Engine Fuel Economy, Emissions, and Oil Drain Interval”, Presentation, Center for Advanced Studies, Scholarship Seminar Series, USCGA. April 14, 2015.

Cadet Projects 

  • Auth, K., Foster, N., MacArthur, J. & Stoddard, V. “Design of a 390 foot IACS PC5 Multi-Purpose Support Vessel.” Presented at U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Center, Arlington, VA. Advisors: CDR Cost and Dr. Simpson.
  • Beard, E., Hazen, M. & Romero, N. (2015). “Design of a 370 foot Double Acting, LNG capable, IACS PC5 Multi-Purpose Support Vessel.” Presented at Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisors: CDR Cost and Dr. Simpson.
  • Bellm, L., Hecimovich, S., Nolin, C. & Vazquez, K. (2015). “Design of a 330 foot Dual-Fuel, Double Acting, IACS PC5 Arctic Multipurpose Support Vessel.” Presented at SNAME Student Paper Night, Boston, MA and Offshore Technology Conference, Houston, TX. Awarded 3rd place – SNAME - Dr. James A. Lisnyk Award for Ship Design Excellence. Advisors: CDR Cost and Dr. Simpson.
  • Bienlien, D., Furman, E., Geboski, M., and Jones, N. (2015). “Waterfront Renovation for Station Merrimack River, Merrimack, MA.” Presented at Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisors: Dr. Tarhini and LCDR Madalena.
  • Buys, R., Giampapa, S., Lassiter, B., Sponseller, E., Surgent, R., C. Von Stralendorff, and Kruger, C. (2015). “Ballasting with Gray Water, Feasibility Study and Corrosion Analysis.” Presented at Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisors: Dr. Zelmanowitz, LCDR Rodzewicz, and LCDR Crettol.
  • Chavarria-Aguilar, A., Barnecut, N., Murrow, D., and Davis, J. (2015). “Storm Water Management of U-Lot at USCGA.” Presented at Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor: LCDR Fleischmann.
  • Constant, A., Daniels, M. & Simione, L. (2015). “Design of a National Defense Arctic Patrol Cutter.” Presented at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, Washington, DC. Advisors: CDR DeNucci and CDR Corl
  • Constant, A. (2015). “Design of a Replacement Propulsion System for USCGC EAGLE.” Presented at SNAME Student Paper Night, Boston, MA and Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Awarded SNAME New England Section Undergraduate Paper Honor Prize. Advisors: Dr. Taylor, Dr. Garcia, & CDR Sabra.
  • Couture, N., Diaz, L. & Martin, J. (2015). “Design of a Dual Fuel Arctic Patrol Cutter.” Presented at Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Awarded 2rd place – SNAME - Dr. James A. Lisnyk Award for Ship Design Excellence. Advisors: CDR DeNucci and CDR Corl.
  • Dreiss, P., Kealy, N., Flinn, C., and Hobaica, E. (2015). “Replacing Tennessee and Molasses Reef Lights, CEU Miami,” Presented at Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisors: LCDR Bachtel and LT Nakagawa.
  • Gollin, B., Jackson, E., Moore, H., and Zwenger, S. (2015). “Training Center Cape May New Jersey Dredge Assessment.” Presented at Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisors: Dr. Jackson and LT Symansky.
  • Hanks, M., Knox, D., Monaco, B., and Tramontano, R. (2015). “Mid-Pacific Dive Locker Design Project, Sand Island, HI.” Presented at Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisors: LCDR Brian Bachtel· LT Colleen Symansky.
  • Hoburg, A. and Meyers, J. (2015). “Robust Dynamic Positioning and Data Acquisition Systems,” Presented at Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. 2014-2015, Advisor: Dr. Emami.
  • Kidwell, S., Lee, P. & Porter-Perry, T. (2015). “Design of an LNG Powered Arctic Patrol Cutter.” Presented at Offshore Technology Conference, Houston, TX. Advisors: CDR DeNucci and CDR Corl.
  • Lara, M., Howard, M., Giorgio, N., and Rizzardi, V. (2015). “Redesign Floating Dock and Bulkhead, Station Sand Key, FL.” Presented at Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisors: LCDR Madalena, LT Nakagawa.
  • Palmieri, S. and Kline, S. (2015). “Dynamic Positioning 2,” Presented at Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. 2015-2016. Advisor: Dr. Emami.
  • Williamson, N. and Hannon B. (2015). “Embracing Today’s Internet Protocol: Network Layer 3 Modernization of the U.S Coast Guard (Secure IPv6)”. Presented at Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisors: LCDR Benin and Mr. Scott Howie.