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Gary Koopmann

Professor Emeritus

Affiliation(s):

  • Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Acoustics

Research Areas:

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Education

Publications

Research Projects

  • September 2009 - December 2011, "Phase II: Spray-on Composite for Low Frequency Mitigation (Prime No. N00178-09-C-1034)," (Sponsor: Resodyn Corporation).
  • June 2008 - August 2009, "Spray-on Composite for Low Frequency Mitigation," (Sponsor: Resodyn Corporation).
  • January 2008 - January 2009, "Underwater Threat Neutralization Future Naval Capability Project Defense of Harbor and Near-Shore Naval Infrastructure," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Navy).
  • February 2009 - December 2009, "Analytical Prediction and Resolution of Test Cell Infrasound (proposal is not in OSP as of 3/2/09)," (Sponsor: Pratt & Whitney).
  • January 2009 - July 2009, "KCF Smart Tether: Phase II STTR (with ONR: N00014-08-C-0718)," (Sponsor: KCF Technologies, Inc.^).
  • September 2008 - December 2008, "Analytical Prediction and Resolution of Test Cell Infrasound," (Sponsor: Pratt & Whitney).
  • December 2005 - November 2008, "System Control Architecture and Transducer Concepts for Underwater Port Protection," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Navy).
  • December 2005 - November 2008, "System Control Architecture and Transducer Concepts for Underwater Port Protection," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Navy).
  • December 2005 - November 2008, "System Control Architecture and Transducer Concepts for Underwater Port Protection," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Navy).
  • June 2008 - December 2008, "Spray-on Composite for Low Frequency Mitigation," (Sponsor: Resodyn Corporation).
  • August 2005 - July 2007, "STTR Phase II: KCF/PSU Smart Tether," (Sponsor: KCF Technologies, Inc.^).
  • February 2006 - June 2006, "Investigation of a Piezo-Driven Material Transport Unit; Phase I-Proof of Principle," (Sponsor: KCF Technologies, Inc.^).
  • September 2005 - February 2006, "Motor Acoustics Project," (Sponsor: Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory).
  • April 2004 - September 2005, "Design and Fabrication of a Hunter Prototype Fan Driven by a PSU Resonant Piezo Motor," (Sponsor: Hunter Fan Company).
  • May 2004 - August 2004, "Education in Submarine Engineering; Gary Koopmann, PI," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Navy).
  • April 2004 - December 2004, "Design and Fabrication of a Hunter Prototype Fan Driven by a PSU Resonant Piezo Motor," (Sponsor: Hunter Fan Company).

Honors and Awards

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Committee Work, WISE Network, 1995
  • Committee Work, Sophomore Transition Program, 1994 - 1994
  • Committee Work, Ctr for Condition-Based Maintenance Planning Cmt, 1993 - 1993
  • Committee Work, International Activities Committee, 1993 - 1993
  • Committee Work, STS Peace and Conflict Studies Advisory Committee, 1993
  • Committee Work, Other, Mentor Candidate, MacNair Project, 1993 - 1993
  • Committee Work, Turbomachingery Institute Planning Committee, 1992 - 1992
  • Contribution to Programs to Enhance Equal Opportunity/Cultural Diversity, Mentor, ONR Summer Research Program, 2003

Service to External Organizations:

  • Other, Board Member, Journal of Sound and Vibration, April 1995
 


 

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The Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at Penn State is one of the nation’s largest and most successful engineering departments. We serve more than 1,000 undergraduate students and more than 330 graduate students

We offer B.S. degrees in mechanical engineering and nuclear engineering as well as resident (M.S., Ph.D.) and online (M.S., M.Eng.) graduate degrees in nuclear engineering and mechanical engineering. MNE's strength is in offering hands-on experience in highly relevant research areas, such as energy, homeland security, biomedical devices, and transportation systems.

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