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ACADEMICS
Engineering Department Scholarship 2013
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Crilly, P., and Hartnett, R. “A Novel Approach to Teaching Amplitude and Phase Distortion Concepts Using Time Domain Methods,” Frontiers in Education 2013. October, 2013.
  • Dumas, J., Hill, K.M., Adrezin, R.S., Alba, J., Curry, R., Campagna, E., Fernandes, C., Lamba, V., and Eisenfeld, L., " Feasibility of an electronic stethoscope system for monitoring neonatal bowel sounds." Connecticut Medicine, Volume 77, Number 8, pp. 467-471, 2013.
  • Ma, X., Djouadi, S., Crilly, P., and Smith, S., “Navigation Strategy with the Aid of the Theater Positioning System,” Journal of Intelligent Control and Automation, vol. 4, 2013, pp. 206-216.
  • Reza, A.M. “JPEG2000 Hardware Implementation: Procedures and Issues,” WSEAS Transactions on Circuits and Systems, Vol. 12, No. 4, April 2013, pp. 101-117.
  • Reza, A.M. “Adaptive Noise Filtering of Image Sequences in Real Time,” WSEAS Transactions on Systems, Vol. 12, No. 4, April 2013, pp. 189-201.
  • Reza, A.M. “System Level Design of the Adaptive Arithmetic Encoding Used in The JPEG 2000 Standard,” International Journal on Electrical Engineering and Informatics, Vol. 5, No. 1, March 2013, pp. 24-33.
  • Zapalska, A., Jackson, H., Tarhini, K. and Zelmanowitz, S. “Infusing Global Education in Engineering Programs.” Published online, Education Journal by Scientific and Academic Publishing, Vol. 3, No.2, 2013, pp126-129.

Books and Book Chapters 

  • Corl, M.J., Parsons, M.G. and Kokkolaras, M. (2013). Optimal Commonality Decisions in Multiple Ship Classes. In T.W. Simpson, J. Jiao, Z. Siddique and K. Holtta-Otto (Ed.), Advances in Product Family and Product Platform Design (pp. 625-645). New York: Springer.

Conference Papers and Presentations 

  • Bushey, J.T., Atkinson-Palombo, C., Fleischmann, C., Jackson, E. “Simultaneous Consideration of Socio-Economic and Engineering Factors for Low Impact Development Success.” 2013 International Low Impact Development Symposium, August 18-21, 2013, Saint Paul, MN.
  • Crilly, P., “Optimizing the Effectiveness of ADCs In The Presence of Large Unwanted Signals,” ASEE Conference, Buffalo, NY. April 2013.
  • Crilly, P. “A Novel Approach to Teaching an Undergraduate Electromagnetics, Antennas and Propagation Course,” ASEE Conference, Norwich, VT, March 2013.
  • Emami, T. and Hartnett, R.J., “Real-World vs. Ideal Op-Amps: Developing Student Insight into Finite Gain-Bandwidth Limitations and Compensation,” Proceedings of the 2013 ASEE Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Emami, T. and Hartnett, R.J., and Watkins, J.M. “Estimate of Discrete-Time PID Controller Parameters for H-Infinity Complementary Sensitivity Design: Autonomous Sailboat Application,” Proceedings of the 2013 American Control Conference, Washington, DC, June 2013.
  • Fleischmann, C., Hays, J., Bushey, J.T. “Evaluating the effect of watershed wide LID implementation in terms of mitigating CSOs and reducing stormwater contributions to urban streams.” 2013 New England Water Environment Association (NEWEA) Conference, January 27-30, 2013, Boston, MA.
  • Fleischmann, C., Bushey, J.T., Hays, J. “Evaluating Low Impact Development as a Mitigation Strategy for Alleviating Combined Sewer Overflows and Improving Stream Health within an Urban Connecticut Watershed.” 2013 International Low Impact Development Symposium, August 18-21, 2013, Saint Paul, MN.
  • Freeman, R.W., Hawes, A., James, R.W., Page, E., Reza, A.M. “Senior Project based Educational Collaboration between Physics and Electrical Engineering,” Proceedings of the 120th American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference and Exhibition, June 23-26, 2013, Paper ID #6160 (14 pages).
  • Garcia, E. and Bergondo, D. (2013). U.S. Coast Guard Academy Marine Renewable Energy Seminar: Second Offering, peer-reviewed paper and presentation at: Proceedings of 2013 ASEE Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.
  • James, R.W., Duktinson, O., Nolan, S., Page, E., Lopez, M. Karama, J., Paolino, C. Schlank, J., Sherman, B., Stutzman, B, Crilly, P., “Progress Of Development of Low Pressure High Density Plasmas On The Helicon Plasma Experiment (HGX),” DP13 Meeting of the American Physical Society, July 2013.
  • Kirlin, R.L. and Reza, A.M. “Maximum entropy estimation of the probability density function from the histogram using order statistic constraints,” Proceedings of International Conference on Acoustic Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP2013), Vancouver, B.C. CANADA, May 2013, pp. 6407-6410.
  • Mazurek, D., “Condition Assessment of Fixed-Ended Steel-Bar Tension Members Through Eigen-analysis”, Engineering Mechanics Institute 2013 Conference, ASCE, Northwestern University, August 4-7, 2013.
  • Seals, K., Michalson, W., Swaszek, P. and Hartnett, R. (2013) Analysis of L1C Acquisition by Combining Pilot and Data Components over Multiple Code Periods. Proceedings of the 2013 International Technical Meeting of The Institute of Navigation, San Diego, CA.
  • Seals, K., Michalson, W. (2013) Semi-Coherent and Differentially Coherent Integration for GPS L1C Acquisition. Proceedings of the Institute of Navigation 2013 Pacific Position, Navigation, and Timing Meeting, Honolulu, HI.
  • Seals, K., Michalson, W., Swaszek, P., and Hartnett, R. (2013) Using Both GPS L1 C/A and L1C: Strategies to Improve Acquisition Sensitivity. Proceedings of the 26th International Technical Meeting of The Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation, Nashville, TN.
  • Symansky, C., Rozzi-Ochs, J., and Egelhoff, C. “3D Spatial Visualization: Strategies to Improve Student Success.” 2013 Proceedings of the ASEE Northeast Section Conference, Northfield, VT.
  • Tsai, A., Tucker, D., and Perez, E. “Adaptive Control of Balance of Plant Components in a Fuel Cell Gas Turbine Power Plant Simulator.” Paper No. GT2013-95872. ASME International Gas Turbine Institute, San Antonio, TX, June 3-7, 2013.
  • Veeramachaneni, S.R., J. M. Watkins, and T. Emami, “Robust Stabilization of Time Delay Systems using PID Controller with a Smith Predictor.” Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE Multi-Conference on Systems and Control, Hyderabad, India, August 2013.

Other Publications 

  • Clippinger, D.C, Garcia, E.M.H, and Taylor, T.E. (2013). Dynamically Induced Roll in Head Seas. Transactions of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. 

Speaking Engagements 

  • Mazurek, D. (2013) “The Sound of Structures: Bridges that Sing,” Center of Advanced Studies, Scholarship Seminar Series, USCGA. November 14, 2013.

Awarded Grants 

  • Swithenbank, S. B., Gray, J. P., and Plantz, D. (2013). Shipboard Corrosion, Technical Corrosion Collaboration, Office of the Secretary of Defense.

Cadet Projects 

  • Accumanno, A., Dougherty, J., Richardson, T. and Kane, K. (2013). Design of a U.S. Coast Guard Medium Endurance Cutter Replacement. U.S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, CT. Advisors: NAME Faculty Team.
  • Acuna, B., Hinchman, B., Pereira, D., and Taylor, B. (2013). Recapitalization of Coast Guard Academy Main Pier. USCGA Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisors: Jackson, H., Tarhini, K., and Symansky, C.
  • Beaupre, M., Sankey, I, Stevens, C., Sykes, C., Villafane, J., Wissner, K., (2013). Portable Water Purification System. USCGA Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor: Tsai, A.
  • Blackburn, M., and Josza, T. (2013). Experiments in Coatings to Mitigate Corrosion. InterAcademy Chemistry Symposium. Advisors: Maisano, J., Gray, J.P., Swithenbank S.B.
  • Boucher, B., Lee, C., Miklosovich, R., Petry, J., Pitcairn, G., and Ward, J. (2013). Automated Pollution Rover. USCGA Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor: Adrezin, R.
  • Davis, B., J. and Lemly, G. C. (2013). Coordinated Autonomous Boating. USCGA Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisors: Emami, T., Hartnett, R.,and Freeman R.
  • Bratman, A. P., Cooper, M., Sella, E., Vieira, T., and Wadsworth, C. (2013). COMMSTA Boston Multi-Purpose Building. USCGA Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisors: Tarhini, K. and Maggi, B.
  • Breckenridge, C. (2013). Generating USCG OPV Design Options Using Computer Based Genetic Algorithms. Results provided to U.S. Coast Guard Surface Forces Logistics Center (SFLC). Advisor: DeNucci, T.
  • Christensen, R., Konotopskiy, A., Schemel, C., Ward, A., Wright, G. (2013). Rainwater Harvesting–Matagalpa, Nicaragua. USCGA Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisors: Hatfield, C., Jackson, H., Clarkson, W., and Ursino, D.
  • Cogley, T., Paquette, J., E., and Rehouma, E. (2013) Dynamic Positioning System (DPS). USCGA Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisors: Emami, T., Hartnett, R., and Dahlen, A.
  • Faul, C., Sowers, L. and Walker, M. (2013). Arctic Offshore Support Vessel Design. Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) New England Section April Meeting. Awarded 3rd place in the SNAME International Student Offshore Design Competition (ISODC). Advisors: NAME Faculty Team.
  • Fuller, P., Leffler, C., and Perez, N., (2013). Field Emergency Deployable (FRED). USCGA Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor: Reza, A.
  • Hartwell, C., Kintz, E., Stephens, R., and Talbot, E. (2013). Heat and Beat. USCGA Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisors: Carter, E. and Rozzi-Ochs, J.
  • Horvath, A., Richardson, T., and Talbot, E. (2013). Stability and Heeling Arms of the CGC Eagle. Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) New England Section Student Paper Competition and Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Awarded the SNAME New England Section Undergraduate Paper Award. Advisors: Swithenbank, S.B. and Rozzi-Ochs, J.
  • Horvath, A., Huck, E., and Thomas, G. (2013). Design of a U.S. Coast Guard Medium Endurance Cutter Replacement. Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) New England Section Student Paper Competition and Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisors: NAME Faculty Team.
  • Kane, J. and Williams, B. (2013). SailBot (Autonomous Sail Boat). USCGA Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisors: Emami, T.and Hartnett, R.
  • Knaup, K., Truesdell, C., Warren, T., Poehler, N., and Bogdan, A. (2013). Hull Maintainer. USCGA Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisors: Edwards, M. and Carter, E.
  • Litts, R., Rauch, M., and Weber, K. (2013). Wireless Security. USCGA Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisors: Kempe, M. and Sovereign, B.
  • Lynne, M., Bibb, J., and Freivald, J. (2013). NMEA 2000 Data Recorder. USCGA Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor: Meyer, S.
  • Pringle, G., Naum, J., Sapundjieff, J., and Varrichio, C. (2013). Collapsible Rescue Basket. USCGA Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Advisor: Adrezin, R.
  • Salinas, J., Matic, K., and Miller, G. (2013). Arctic Offshore Support Vessel Design. U.S. Coast Guard Sector Long Island Sound, New Haven, CT. Advisors: NAME Faculty Team.
  • Sanchez, C., Reimer, C.and Breckenridge, C. (2013). Coast Guard Medium Response Cutter Design. Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) Philadelphia Section April Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. Advisors: NAME Faculty Team.
  • Walker, C., Fell, A., Suggs, S. and Stock, K. (2013). Ice Capable Offshore Supply Vessel Design. Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) New England Section Student Paper Competition and Cadet Research Symposium, New London, CT. Awarded the SNAME New England Section Undergraduate Paper Honor Prize and the SNAME International Undergraduate Paper Award. Advisors: NAME Faculty Team.
  • Ward, J. (2013). Corrosion and Covers. Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) New England Section Student Paper Competition and the InterAcademy Chemistry Symposium. Advisors: Swithenbank, S.B., Gray, J.P., Maisano, J., and Plantz, D.