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Publications and Presentations, 2017-18

Bachkar, Khalid

Associate Professor, International Business and Logistics

 
Publications

Bachkar, K., Awudu, I., Osmani, A., & Hartman, B. (2017). Fleet management for rail car transport of ethanol. Research in Transportation Business and Management, 25, 29-38.

Bloom, Kristen

Company Commandant, Office of the Commandant

 

Publications

Bloom, K., & Kreta, S. (2017). Teaching maritime leadership to the millennial generation and beyond. Proceedings of the 18th Annual General Assembly of the International Association of Maritime Universities, 2, 45-53.

Brown, Christopher

Scientific Program Manager of Bear Research Center &
Adjunct Faculty, Transportation and Engineering Management

 

Publications

Chang A., Brown C., Crooks J., Ruiz G. (2017). Dry and wet periods drive rapid shifts in community assembly in an estuarine ecosystem. Global Change Biology, 24(2), 1-16.

Marraffini M., Ashton G., Brown C., Chang A., Ruiz G. (2017). Settlement plates as monitoring devices for non-indigenous species in marine fouling communities. Management of Biological Invasions, 8(4), 559–566.

Browne, Steven

Professor, Marine Transportation

 
Publications

Burback, T., Parker, A. E., Browne, S. D., *Shimada, E. & Reiman, F. (2017). The estuary as a classroom: Harnessing interdepartmental synergies, campus location, and facilities, to improve student engagement in marine transportation and marine science. Proceedings of the 18th Annual General Assembly of the International Association of Maritime Universities, 1, 92-99.

*Cal Maritime student

Burback, Tamara

Maritime Vocational Instructor II, Marine Transportation

 

Publications

Burback, T., Parker, A. E., Browne, S. D., *Shimada, E. & Reiman, F. (2017). The estuary as a classroom: Harnessing interdepartmental synergies, campus location, and facilities, to improve student engagement in marine transportation and marine science. Proceedings of the 18th Annual General Assembly of the International Association of Maritime Universities, 1, 92-99.

*Cal Maritime student

Coates, Nelson

Assistant Professor, Sciences and Mathematics

 

Publications

Forster, J. D., Lynch, J. J., Coates, N. E., Liu, J., Jang, J., Zaia, E., Gordon, M. P., Szybowski, M., Sahu, A., Cahill, D. G., and Urban, J. J. (2017). Solution-processed Cu2Se Nanocrystal films with bulk-like thermoelectric performance. Scientific Reports, 7, 2765.

Sahu, A., Russ, B., Su, N. C., Forester, J. D., Zhou, P., Cho, E-S., Ercius, P., Coates, N. E., Segalman, R. A., Urban, J. J. (2017). Bottom-up design of de novo thermoelectric hybrid materials using chalcogenide resurfacing. J. Mater. Chem. A, 5, 3346-3357.

Presentations

Coates, N. E. (2017). Strategies for encouraging inquiry-based active learning in an undergraduate physics classroom. Presented at the Career Development Workshop for Women in Physics at the International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy.

Patents

Russ, B., Brown, D., Lynch, J., Day T., Coates, N. E., Sahu, A., Forster, J. D., Snyder, J., Urban, J. J., and Segalman, R. A. (2017). Graded Thermoelectric Materials, U. S. Patent Application No. 15/254,918. Washington, DC: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Sahu, A., Russ, B., Urban, J. J., Coates, N. E., Segalman, R. A., Forster, J. D., Liu, M., Yang, F., Persson, K. A., and Dames, C. (2017). Surface Doping of Nanostructures, U. S. Patent Application No. 15/254,148. Washington, DC: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

See, K. C., Urban, J. J., Segalman, R. A., Coates, N. E., and Yee, S. K. (2017). Inorganic Nanostructure-Organic Polymer Heterostructures Useful for Thermoelectric Devices, International and United States Patent No. PCT/20130084464, US 9,831,008. Washington, DC: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Urban, J. J., Lynch, J., Coates, N., Forster, J., Sahu, A., Chabinyc, M., and Russ, B. (2018). Nanostructured Layers of Thermoelectric Materials, U. S. Patent No. 9,882,108. Washington, DC: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Zaia, E. W., Gordon, M. P., Zhou, P., Russ B., Coates, N., Sahu, A., and Urban, J. J. (2017). Thermoelectric Polymer Aerogels and Methods of Fabrication Thereof, U. S. Patent Application No. 15/491,054. Washington, DC: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Dewey, Colin

Assistant Professor, Culture and Communication
 

Publications

Dewey, C. (2017, October). [Review of Surviving the Essex: The Afterlife of America’s Most Stories Shipwreck, by David O. Dowling and The Essex and the Whale: Melville’s Leviathan Library and the Birth of Moby-Dick, by R. D. Madison.] Leviathan: A Journal of Melville Studies, 19(3), 121-125. 

Dewey, C. (2017). Melville’s Paintings and Prints. In K. Hayes (Ed.), Herman Melville in Context. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017.

Presentations

Dewey, C. (2018, January). Possibilities of the Public Humanities. Panel presentation at the Modern Language Association Annual Convention, New York, NY.

Dewey, C. (2017, September). Fayaway: Melville, Fantasy, and Fame. Blue Room Lecture at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, San Francisco, CA.

Dewey, C. (2017, August). High Tech on the High Seas: the Evolution of Maritime Culture and Technology. Panel presentation at the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, Festival of the Sea 2017, San Francisco CA.

Dewey, C. (2017, June). The Feeling that Sticks: Moby-Dick and/as Maritime Georgic. Presented at Melville’s Crossings: The Eleventh International Melville Society Conference, King’s College, London.

Ekanayake, E. M.

Adjunct Faculty, Transportation and Engineering Management

 
Publications

Mukherjee, A. & Ekanayake, E. M. (2018). Global alliance against tobacco marketing: Do increased taxation of tobacco products decrease tobacco consumption? Journal of Applied Business and Economics, 20(3), 40-53.

Moslares, C. & Ekanayake, E. M. (2018). The effect of real exchange rate volatility on exports in the Baltic region. International Journal of Business and Finance Research, 12(1), 23-38.

Kornecki, L. & Ekanayake, E. M. (2017). Factors affecting the outward US FDI in the European Union countries: a panel data analysis. In U. Hacioglu & Hasan Dincer (Eds.), Global Financial Crisis and its Ramifications on Global Economic Activity. Springer Publishing, September 2017.

Mukherjee, A. & Ekanayake, E. M. (2017). Do restrictions on marketing of tobacco products reduce smoking prevalence?: an analysis of applicable WHO FCTC MPOWER measures. Proceedings of the 44th Northeast Business & Economics Association’s Annual Conference.

Hanson, Margot

Associate Librarian, Library

 
Presentations

Adams, A. L. & Hanson, M. (2018, April) Hashtag info lit: A text analysis of information literacy tweets. Presented at the California Academic & Research Libraries Conference, Redwood City, CA.

Hartman, Bruce

Lecturer, International Business and Logistics

 
Publications

Bachkar, K., Awudu, I., Osmani, A., & Hartman, B. (2017). Fleet management for the rail car transport of ethanol. Research in Transportation Business and Management, 25, 29-38.

Presentations

Clott, C. & Hartman, B. (2017, June). Built to Last? The Changing Role of Ocean Transportation Intermediaries: Disintermediation and Reintermediation. Presented at International Association of Maritime Economists IAME Conference 2017, Kyoto, Japan.

Hartman, Lauren

Lecturer, Culture and Communication

 

Exhibitions

Hartman, L. (2018). Northern Passages. Solo Exhibition at the State Darwin Museum, Moscow, Russia.

Hartman, L. (2018). Let Me Be a Witness. Group Exhibition at the Root Division, San Francisco, CA.

Hartman, L. (2017). Northern Passages. Solo Exhibition at the Museum of the Arctic and Antarctic, Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Hartman, L. (2017). Living Oceans. Group Exhibition at the Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, CA. 

Presentations

Hartman, L. (2017, March). Onshore Winds Offshore Accounts, Conversation with Martin Machado. Blue Room Lecture at San Francisco, Maritime National Historic Park, San Francisco, CA.

Hartman, L. (2017). Diorama Workshop at the Museum of the Arctic and Antarctic, Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Higgins, Abigail

Assistant Professor, Sciences and Mathematics


Publications

Karunakaran, S. S., Higgins, A., & Whitbread, Jr., J. (2018, February). Exploring neural correlates for levels of cognitive load during justifying tasks. Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, San Diego, CA.

Presentations

Higgins, A. L. (2017, April). Student agency and engagement in a business calculus course. Poster presented at the Spring Western Sectional Meeting, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.

Higgins, A. L. (2018, January). A case of community, investment, and doing in an active learning business calculus course. Presented at the Annual Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego, CA.

Higgins, A. L. (2018, February). A case of community, investment, and doing in an active learning business calculus course. Presented at the 21st Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, San Diego, CA.

Karunakaran, S. S., Whitbread, J. J., & Higgins, A. L. (2017, April). Use of neurocognitive measures to evaluate cognitive load during the mathematical proving process. Poster presented at the Spring Western Sectional Meeting, Washington State University, Pullman, WA.

Kreta, Stephen

Vice President, Student Affairs

 
Publications

Bloom, K., & Kreta, S. (2017). Teaching maritime leadership to the millennial generation and beyond. Proceedings of the 18th Annual General Assembly of the International Association of Maritime Universities, 2, 45-53.

Lewis, Tony

Assistant Professor, International Business and Logistics

 
Publications

Lewis, T. & Simons, J. (2017) Pay as a determinate of voluntary turnover among U.S. offshore commercial mariners. Conference Proceedings of the 18th Annual General Assembly of the International Association of Maritime Universities Conference Proceedings.

Presentations

Lewis, T., Herzog, M., & Simons, J. (2017) Antecedents of seafarer turnover in the U.S. commercial shipping industry. Presented at the 2017 annual conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems (IEMS) in Cocoa Beach, Florida.

McNie, Elizabeth

Assistant Professor, Marine Transportation

 
Publications

Averyt, K., Derner, J., Dilling, L., Guerrero, R., Joyce, L., McNeeley, S., McNie, E., Morisette, J., Ojima, D., O’Malley, R., Peck, D., Ray, A., Reeves, M., and Travis, W. (2017). Regional climate response collaboratives: Multi-institutional support for climate resilience. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.

Enquist, C. A. F., Jackson, S. T., Garfin, G. M., Davis, F. W., Gerber, L. R., Littell, J. A., Tank, J. L., Terando, A. J., Wall, T. U., Halpern, B., Hiers, K. K., Morelli, T. L., McNie, E., Stephenson, N. L., Williamson, M. A., Woodhouse, C. A., Yung, L., Brunson, M. W., Hall, K. R., Hallett, L. M., Lawson, D. M., Moritz, M. A., Nydick, K., Pairis, A., Ray, A. J., Regan, C., Safford, H. D., Schwartz, M. W., and Shaw , M. R. (2017). Foundations of translational ecology. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 15(10), 541-550.

Wall, T. U., McNie, E., and Garfin, G. M. (2017). Use-inspired science: Making science usable by and useful to decision makers. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 15(10), 551-559.

Metz, Jennifer

Lecturer, Global Studies and Maritime Affairs

 
Presentations

Metz, J. & Canillas, G. (2018, March). Healing the Spirit: Coming Out in Communities of Color. Presented at CSU East Bay Queer Conference, Hayward, CA.

Metz, J. and Canillas, G. (2018, February). Coming Out in Communities of Color: Challenges and Opportunities. Presented at Society for Cross-Cultural Research, Las Vegas, NV.

Metz, J. (2017, June). American Whaling in the World: The Golden Age from a Global Perspective. Presented at ORIAS Summer Institute for Teachers, University of California, Berkeley.

Moradmand, Ali

Lecturer, Sciences and Mathematics


Publications

Moradmand, A., El Ghazaly, M. O. A., Mahaptra, D. P., & Chutjian, A. (2018). Measurement of absolute single and double charge exchange cross sections for Si (7–10)+ at 0.88–2.50 KeV/u Impacting He and H2. The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series, 234(1), 14.

Oppenheim, Tomas

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

 
Presentations

Oppenheim, T. (2018, April). Development of a nuerosleeve. Presented at Ignite22, San Pedro, CA.

Parker, Alexander

Associate Professor, Sciences and Mathematics

 
Publications

Burback, T., Parker, A. E., Browne, S. D., Shimada, E. & Reiman, F. (2017). The estuary as a classroom: Harnessing interdepartmental synergies, campus location, and facilities, to improve student engagement in marine transportation and marine science. Proceedings of the 18th Annual General Assembly of the International Association of Maritime Universities, 1, 92-99.

Otten, T. G., Paerl, H. W., Dreher, T. W., Kimmerer, W. J., & Parker, A. E. (2017). The molecular ecology of Microcystis sp. Blooms in the San Francisco Estuary. Environmental Microbiology, 19 (9): 

Presentations

Senn, D., Kraus, T., Richey, A., Bergamaschi, B., Brown, L., Conrad, L., Francis, C., Kimmerer, W., Kudela, R., Otten, T., Parker, A. E., Robinson, A., Mueller-Solger, A., Stern, D., & Thompson, J. (2018, March). Changing nitrogen loads to the northern San Francisco Estuary: Framework for identifying science opportunities and constraints. Presented at the Interagency Ecological Program Workshop, Folsom, CA.

Parsons, Amy

Associate Professor, Culture and Communication
 

Presentations

Parsons, A. (2017, June). ‘‘This is mankilling! Yet this is life”: The paradox of labor in Melville’s fiction. Presented at Melville’s Crossings: The Eleventh International Melville Society Conference, King’s College, London.

Parsons, A. (2018, March). “Does the whale’s magnitude diminish?” Maritime labor and the environment in Melville’s Moby-Dick. Blue Room Lecture at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park, San Francisco, CA.

Pecota, Samuel

Interim Academic Dean

 
Publications

Pecota, S.R. (2017). The last stop before autonomous navigation: Augmented reality using Microsoft HoloLens. Journal of Ocean Technology, 12(3), 35-41.

Pecota, S.R. (2017). Radar navigation. In Bowditch, N. (Ed.), American Practical Navigator (pp. 383-397). Springfield, Virginia: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

Presentations

Pecota, S.R. (2017, October). The last stop before autonomous navigation: Augmented reality using Microsoft HoloLens. Presented at the eNavigation Underway North America conference, St. John’s, Newfoundland.

Reiman, Fred

Maritime Vocational Lecturer, Marine Transportation

 
Publications

Burback, T., Parker, A. E., Browne, S. D., *Shimada, E. & Reiman, F. (2017). The estuary as a classroom: Harnessing interdepartmental synergies, campus location, and facilities, to improve student engagement in marine transportation and marine science. Proceedings of the 18th Annual General Assembly of the International Association of Maritime Universities, 1, 92-99.

*Cal Maritime student

Runyon, Nicole

Adjunct Faculty, Transportation and Engineering Management

 
Presentations

Runyon, N. A. (2017, October). Alumni discussion on maritime industry. Panel Discussion Lead at Women on the Water, Great Lakes Maritime Academy, Traverse City, MI.

Runyon, N. A. (2017, April). Don’t go to the dark side – Integrating quality into your course design. Presented at OLC Innovate, New Orleans, LA.

Sammler, Katherine

Assistant Professor, Global Studies and Maritime Affairs

 
Publications

Sammler, K. (2017). Review of Seascapes: Shaped by the Sea edited by Mike Brown & Barbara Humberstone. The Canadian Geographer/Le Gographe Canadien, 61(2), 35-36.

Sammler, K. (2018). Vibranium and the Super Nature of Earthly Materials. Museum of the Moving Image: Sloan Science & Film.

Presentations

Sammler, K. (2018, April). Ship vs. boat: Extractivism & activism at sea. Presented at the American Association of Geographers (AAG). New Orleans, LA.

Sammler, K. (2018, April). Critical approaches to ocean planning panel. Discussant at the American Association of Geographers (AAG). New Orleans, LA.

Sammler, K. (2018, February). New frontiers: Extractivism & activism. Mining the Deep Sea Frontier, New Museum Triennial: Songs of Sabotage. New York, NY.

Sammler, K. (2017, October). Fog, clouds, and rain: Incorporating the atmosphere into a hydrosocial framework. Presented at the Association of Pacific Coast Geographers, Chico CA.

Sammler, K. (2017, September). The rising politics of sea level. International training program for Del- egation from Hainan Province, San Francisco State University, College of Extended Learning.

Sammler, K. (2017, September). Follow the drop: A hydro-social tour of California H20. Visions of the Wild, Lecture Tour on the Carquinez Strait, CA.

Sammler, K. (2017, July). Measurement and meaning: Rising sea levels and sinking elevations. Blue Room Lecture Series, SF Maritime National Historical Park, CA.

Sammler, K. (2017, July). Impacts of seabed mining. International training program for Huaihai In- stitute of Technology, San Francisco State University, College of Extended Learning.

Sammler, K. (2017, June). An oceanic gaze. University of California Berkeley, Office of Resources for International and Area Studies. The View from the Sea: Oceans in World History Summer Institute for K-12 Educators.

Senk, Sarah

Assistant Professor, Culture and Communication

 
Publications

Senk, S. (2018). The memory exchange: Public mourning at the National 9/11 Memorial Museum. Canadian Review of American Studies, 48(2). doi:10.3138/cras.2017.029

Presentations

Senk, S. (2018, March). Join the conversation: Living testimony at the National 9/11 Memorial Museum. Presented at the American Comparative Literature Association Annual Conference, University of California, Los Angeles.

Senk, S. (2017, May). Roundtable Respondent at the Reconciliation and Resistance: Literatures and Cultures of Human Rights Symposium, Stanford University, CA.

Simons, Julie

Assistant Professor, Sciences and Mathematics

 
Publications

Lewis, T. & Simons, J. (2017) Pay as a determinate of voluntary turnover among U.S. offshore commercial mariners. Conference Proceedings of the 18th Annual General Assembly of the International Association of Maritime Universities Conference Proceedings.

Presentations

Lewis, T., Herzog, M., & Simons, J. (2017) Antecedents of seafarer turnover in the U.S. commercial shipping industry. Presented at the 2017 Annual Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems (IEMS) in Cocoa Beach, Florida.

Sinha, Aparna

Assistant Professor, Culture and Communication

 
Presentations

Sinha, A. (2018, March). Network of directed self placement – Changing assessment & placement practices. Presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Kansas City, Missouri.

Sinha, A. (2018, March). Role correct placement has in writing assessment. Presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication, Kansas City, Missouri.

Sinha, A. (2018, April) Unconscious bias training. Presented at the California Faculty Association, San Francisco State University, CA.

Storz, Ryan

Assistant Professor, Engineering Technology

 
Publications

Storz, R. M. (2018). A dialogue of corporate social responsibility and its use for engineering project justification. International Journal of Engineering Technology Science and Research, 5(1), 831-832.

Trevisan, Cynthia

Professor, Sciences and Mathematics

 
Publications

Trevisan, C. S. (2017, July). Detection of core hole localization in x-ray photoionization and calculation of entrance amplitudes and dissociation dynamics for dissociative electron attachment. Berkeley Lab Undergraduate Faculty Fellowship (BLUFF) Report, Lawrence
Berkeley National Laboratory.

Presentations

Trevisan, C., McCurdy, C., & Rescigno, T. (2017, June). Detection of core hole localization in x-ray photoionization. Presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Sacramento, California.

Slaughter, D., Adaniya, H., Belkacem, A., Rescigno, T., Trevisan, C., Weyland, M., Dorn, A., Orel, A., & McCurdy, B. (2017, June). Intramolecular electron transfer in transient ammonia anion resonances. Presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, Sacramento, California.

Trevisan, C. S. (2017, July). Detection of core hole localization in x-ray photoionization. Presented at Berkeley Lab Undergraduate Faculty Fellowship (BLUFF), Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Trevisan, C. S. (2017, October). The fate of quantum superposition. Presented at California State University, Fresno, Fresno, California.

Tsai, William

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

 
Presentations

*Darfler, R., and Tsai., W. (2017). Method for a low cost hydrokinetic test platform: An open source water flume (Paper No. 18156). Presented at the ASEE Conference and Exposition, Columbus, Ohio.

*Cal Maritime student

Van Hoeck, Michele

Dean of the Library

 
Publications

Head, A. J., Van Hoeck, M., & Hostetler, K. (2017). Why blogs endure: A study of recent college graduates and motivations for blog readership. First Monday, 22(10).

Yip, Frank

Associate Professor, Sciences and Mathematics

 
Presentations

Streeter, Z., Yip, F. L., Reedy, D. P., Landers, A., & McCurdy, C. W. (2017, June). Classical trajectory studies on the dynamics of one-photon double photionization of H2O. Presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics,
Sacramento, CA.

Yip, F. L. (2017). Double photoionization of quasi two-electron atoms. Presented at the International Symposium on (e,2e), Double Photo-ionization and Related Topics and the 19th International Symposium on Polarization and Correlation in Electronic and Atomic Collisions,
Palm Cove, Queensland, Australia.

Yip, F. L., McCurdy, C. W., & Rescigno, T. N. (2017, June). Double photoionization of H2 using a hybrid Gaussian-discrete variable representation basis for molecular continuum processes. Presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Atomic, Molecular
and Optical Physics, Sacramento, CA.

Yip, F. L., Rescigno, T. N., & McCurdy, C. W. (2017). Fully differential single photon double photoionization of atomic magnesium. Presented at the 30th International Conference on Photonic, Electronic and Atomic Collisions, Cairns, Queensland, Australia.

*Sadamune, A., Yip, F. L., & McCurdy, C. W. (2017). The role of bound state orthogonalization in double ionization amplitude extraction. Presented at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Summer Undergraduate Research Programs Poster Session, Berkeley, CA.

*Cal Maritime student