DISSERTATIONS, THESIS, PUBLICATIONS, INFORMATION ETC.
FOR AUV's, ROV's AND RELATED THEMES
FLORIDA TECH. OCEAN ENGINEERING - THESIS & DISSERTATIONS with Dr. Wood as advisor/mentor
Hang Yu (Ph.D. – 2018) – Dissertation – Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Control
Won Jae (Ph.D. – 2019) – Dissertation – propeller analysis
Alexander Gottschall (Ph.D. – 2020) – Dissertation – Submarine analysis
Jingchen Bi (Ph.D. – 2020)) – Dissertation – AUV Control Systems
James Plasker (M.S. – 2018) – Thesis (Automatic Buoyancy Compensation System)
Erin Walters (M.S. – 2018) – Autonomous Underwater Vehicles. Employed at Harris Corporation.
John Blood (M.S. – 2018) – Autonomous Underwater Vehicles
Matthew Steiger (M.S. – 2018) – Autonomous Underwater Vehicles – Thruster Design. Employed at Harris Corporation.
Tamin Holm (M.S. – 2018) – Autonomous Underwater Vehicles. Employed at Harris Corporation.
Beatriz Ramos Jimenez (M.S. – 2018)
Tareq Ismail (Ph.D. – 2015) – Dissertation “Dropwise condensation on an Ultraphobic ETFE coated copper pipe surface that enhances heat flow and increases fresh water production on a smaller surface area.” Faculty at the Sam Houston University, Texas.
Anthony Jones (Ph.D. – 2013) – Dissertation: “Deliberative Optimization of Reactive Agents for Autonomous Navigation.” Employed at SPAWARS, San Diego, California.
Shinjo, (Ph.D. - 2005) – Dissertation: “Investigations into the use of Shape Memory Alloy for Biomimetic Propulsion of Underwater Vehicles.”
Brian Howell, (Ph.D. - 2004) – Dissertation: “Evaluation of Neural Networks for Data Classification, Recognition, and Navigation in the Marine Environment.” Faculty at the Kimmel School, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC.
Amanda Bobe (M.S. – 2017) – Non-Thesis Project: “Standardization of Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV) Interfaces for Launch and Recovery.” Employed at NAVSEA Panama City, FL.
Jingchen Bi (M.S. – 2017) – Non-Thesis Project: “Statistical Research on Misjudged Points at the Sea Surface in CALIPSO’s Level 2 Vertical Feature Mask”
Sean Vanderdrinck (M.S. – 2015) – Non-Thesis Project: “Feasibility Study of Fluidization Dredge System in Port of Duluth, Minnesota”
Shangzhan Li (M.S. – 2014) – Thesis "Response Analysis of Deepwater Lazy-Wave Steel Catenary Riser for Turret Moored FPSO"
Fahad Sultan (M.S. – 2014) – Non-Thesis Project: “Sediment Samplers for Underwater Crawler (ROSCo)”
John Claus (M.S. – 2014) – Non-Thesis Project: “Design and Development of an Inexpensive Acoustic Underwater Communications and Control System”
Arne Hendricks (M.S. – 2014) – Thesis “Automated Buoyancy Control System for the Remotely Operated Sea Crawler (ROSCo).” Employed in Germany.
Ismail Sultan (M.S. – 2013) – Thesis: “Power Take-off System Design for Wing-Wave WEC.” Employed in Pakistan.
Richard Paradis(M.S. – 2013) – Thesis: “NAVSEA/FIT - ECS Unit.” Employed by Electric Boat, Groton, CT.
Alexandra Gottschall (M.S. – 2012) – Thesis: “How to Make a Bumble Bee Swim.” Employed by Tritan Submarines, Vero, FL.
Perri Quattrociocchi (M.S. – 2012) – Thesis: “A Computational Fluid Dynamics Analysis of Simple Mathematical Hull Forms for Glider Applications”
Jeff Pollard (M.S. – 2012) – Thesis: “A Modular, Continuously Learning Control System for Thruster-Based Autonomous Underwater Vehicles and Test Vehicle.” Employed by Northrup Grumman, Melbourne, FL.
Robert (Sean) Pagliari (M.S. – 2012) – Thesis: “Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems for a Dynamically Positioned Buoy”
Cheryl Skibski, (M.S. - 2011) – Thesis: “Design of an Autonomous Underwater Glider focusing on External Wing Control Surfaces and Sensor Integration.”
Anthony Tedeschi Jr, (M.S. - 2010) – Thesis: “Side Mount Machine Closed Circuit Rebreather.”
Joey Farrell, (M.S. -2008) – Thesis: “Automated Purge Valve.”
Maila Sepri, (M.S. -2008) – Thesis: “Application of wave generator theory to the development of a Wave Energy Converter.” Employed in Germany.
Douglas Bowlus, (M.S. -2008) – Thesis: “Development and Testing of an Acoustic Based Underwater Positioning System.”
Adam Outlaw, (M.S. - 2007) – Thesis: “Computerization of an Autonomous Mobile Buoy.”
Hunter Brown, (M.S. - 2006) – Thesis: A Low-Cost Laser Positioning Apparatus and UUV for Ship Hull Analysis.”
Mikhail Dembick (Misha) (M.S. 2006) – Thesis: “Design of an Integrated Ocean Instrument System for Nearshore Coastal Observations.”
Aubrey Kozak, (M.S. - 2005) – Thesis: “Underwater Metal Detection Using Video Image Processing Techniques to Determine Location.”
Adam Kay, (M.S. - 2004) – Non-Thesis Project: “Use of Commercially Available Transducers in the Rapid Development of a Low-Cost, Flexible, Multi-Directional Acoustic Ranging Device for Use in AUV Collision Avoidance Systems.”
Eric Smith, (M.S. -2003) – Thesis: “A Modular Control System for Remote Subsea Equipment.” Employed by Harris Corporation, Melbourne, FL
Lee Frey, (M.S. - 2002) – Thesis: “Development of an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle for Sub-Ice Environmental Monitoring in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska.” Employed by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, Massachusetts.
FLORIDA TECH. OCEAN ENGINEERING DESIGN NOTES:
Hunter Brown: Low-Cost, 5-Wire Global Position Acquisition (GPS)
Hunter Brown: Low-Cost, One-Way, TTL Fiber Optic Communication
Mikhail Dembicki: Transmission of Serial Data Using Inductive Data Transfer
E-Print Network - Research Communication for Engineers and Scientists (Not just for AUV's & ROV's)
UNDERWATER GLIDERS: DYNAMICS, CONTROL AND DESIGN, Joshua Grady Graver,
Princeton University, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, May,
UNDERWATER GLIDERS: DYNAMICS, CONTROL AND DESIGN, Joshua Grady Graver, Princeton University, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, May, 2005
WHOI Library - Marine Biological Laboratory (Library Catalog) - USA
Publications By Hanumant Singh, Associate Scientist, Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering Department, WHOI, Ongoing Projects - Docking and Homing of AUVs, Imaging from AUVs, Acoustic Microbathymetry, Fusion of Optical and Acoustic Bathymetry, Fusion of Optical and Acoustic Bathymetry
Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh Library - Scotland
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University - Theses
Institutes: Also see my other web page ==>>> Org_pg1.html <<<===
University of Amsterdam - Netherlands - Intelligent Autonomous Systems Group Lots of information HERE!!!
France - (LIRMM) TAIPAN - AUV . Laboratoire d'Informatique de Robotique et de Microélectronique de Montpellier. 161, rue Ada, 34392 Montpellier Cédex 5
DATA FUSION, NEURAL NETWORKS, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, ETC
LIBRARY of CONGRESS
MILITARY & GOVERNMENT
Scientific and Technical Information Network (STINET) Service helps the DoD community access pertinent scientific and technical information to meet mission needs more effectively - Thesis, Dissertations, Documents
Maridan A/S - Denmark - AUV
OCEANOR - Norway
Douglas-Westwood, Whitebeams, Pett Bottom, Canterbury, CT4 6EH, UK, Tel: +44 1227 831879, Fax: +44 1227 832092, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, DWL specializes in both business and market strategy development, working on a confidential basis for commercial, industrial and government organizations. The geographic scope of our work is worldwide, with associates established in many of the relevant countries. Our work includes development of business strategies and we have been responsible for a number of organisations' business plans. (A lot of FACTS about ocean related activities)
S.O.S. MATHematics is your free resource for math review material from Algebra to Differential Equations!
Engineering Electronics Library (ENGnetBASE) CRC Press LLC
Fundamentals of Engineering Exam (FE)
Florida Board of Professional Engineers (PE - exam): Naval Architecture, Mechanical, Electrical, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Florida Board of Professional Engineers
Robotics & Machine Perception forum SPIE Technical Group