Carderock Engineer s Work on Risk Assessment in Bridges Benefits Shipbuilding

Dr. Alysson Mondoro, a recently hired engineer with the Performance Evaluation Branch at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, is finding ways to “bridge” together her academic skillsets on the job. Mondoro started at Carderock in December 2017 after completing her doctorate in structural engineering from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. She received her bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Johns Hopkins in Baltimore. Her work during her doctorate was recently published in Engineering Structures volume 159, 2018 edition, in an article titled, “Risk-based cost-benefit analysis for the retrofit of…

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Navy Railgun Lines Named for Two Electromagnetic Railgun Visionaries at Ceremony

The Navy dedicated and named its electromagnetic railgun lines in honor of two public servants who envisioned, nurtured, and laid the foundation for the U.S. Navy’s Electromagnetic Railgun Program at a ceremony held in their honor, Feb. 22. Posters and plaques commemorating the naming of the railgun lines for Adm. James Hogg (ret.) and Dr. Hans Mark were unveiled at the event and will be on permanent display to honor their efficacy and vision as the Navy continues working to push this revolutionary warfighting capability forward. “These visionary men had…

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