Faculty research from the Mechanical Engineering department.


Submissions from 2019

Time Encoded Imaging of Neutrons and Photons Using CLYC Detector Equipped with a Dual Mode Collimator, Alexander Barzilov and Amber Guckes

Dual Mode Radiation Sensor for UAS Platforms, Alexander Barzilov and Monia Kazemeini

Gamma Ray Measurements Using Unmanned Aerial Systems, Alexander Barzilov, Monia Kazemeini, John Vargas, and Woosoon Yim

Gamma Ray and Neutron Sensors for Remote Monitoring Using Aerial Robotic Platforms, Alexander Barzilov, Monia Kazemeini, Woosoon Yim, and Joon Lee

One-Way Coupled Three-Dimensional Fluid-Structure Interaction Analysis of Zigzag-Channel Supercritical CO2 Printed Circuit Heat Exchangers, Katrine Bennett and Yi-tung Chen

Thermal-Hydraulic Correlations for Zigzag-Channel Pches Covering a Broad Range of Design Parameters for Estimating Performance Prior to Modeling, Katrine Bennett and Yi-tung Chen

Printed Circuit Heat Exchanger Performance Analysis Using Non-Uniform Segmental Design Method, Katrine Bennett and Yitung Chen


3D-Printing and Machine Learning Control of Soft Ionic Polymer-Metal Composite Actuators, James D. Carrico, Tucker Hermans, Kwang J. Kim, and Kam K. Leang

Scaling Law for Cracking in Shrinkable Granular Packings, Han-Jae Cho and Sujit S. Datta

Bubble Nucleation, Growth, and Departure: A New, Dynamic Understanding, H. Jeremy Cho and Evelyn N. Wang

Thermo-Hydraulic Performance of Printed Circuit Heat Exchanger With Different Cambered Airfoil Fins, Wen-Xiao Chu, Katrine Bennett, Jie Cheng, Yi-Tung Chen, and Qiu-Wang Wang

Low-Altitude Contour Mapping of Radiation Fields using UAS Swarm, Zachary Cook, Monia Kazemeini, Alexander Barzilov, and Woosoon Yim

Transient Flux Neutron Activation Detector, William G. Culbreth

Capture of Decay Heat to Produce Thrust in a Nuclear Propulsion Rocket, William G. Culbreth and Kimberly Gonzalez

Modelling and Experimental Study for PVC Gel Actuators, Zachary Frank, Zakai Olsen, Taeseon Hwang, and Kwang J. Kim

Directional Detection of Neutrons and Photons Using Elpasolites: Computational Study, A. Guckes, Alex Barzilov, and P. Guss

Considerations for Hose Wielding UAV for Civil Infrastructure Cleaning, Blake Hament and Paul Oh


Design and Preliminary Testing of Demand-Responsive Transverse Rumble Strips, Md Shakhawat Hossen, Christopher Kappes, Mohamed Trabia, Brendan Morris, JeeWoong Park, and Alexander Paz


High-Performance Polyvinyl Chloride Gel Artificial Muscle Actuator with Graphene Oxide and Plasticizer, Taeseon Hwang, Zachary Frank, Justin Neubauer, and Kwang Jin Kim