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APL Collaborations Within JHU
Volume 28, Number 3 (2010)

APL’s collaborations with other divisions of The Johns Hopkins University (JHU) have been ongoing for years, and this leveraging of the full technological and analytical expertise of the JHU enterprise has yielded many exciting and mutually beneficial projects and advancements. This issue of the Technical Digest features short articles showcasing the breadth and depth of the research, development, and technology that has resulted from these cross-divisional collaborations.

Editorial: APL Collaborations Within The Johns Hopkins University

David M. Silver

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

Revolutionizing Prosthetics 2009: Dexterous Control of an Upper-Limb Neuroprosthesis

M. Bridges, J. Beaty, F. Tenore, M. Para, M. Mashner, V. Aggarwal, S. Acharya, G. Singhal, and N. Thakor

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

Advanced, Multiple-Projection, Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry System: Precision Bone Loss Measurements on Earth and in Space

H. K. Charles Jr., H. S. Feldmesser, T. C. Magee, and T. J. Beck

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

Computer-Assisted Orthopedic Surgery with Real-Time Biomechanics

M. Armand, R. Armiger, D. Mendat, J. Lepistö, K. Tallroth, S. Mears, S. Belkoff, R. Taylor, R. Murphy, G. Chintalapani, and O. Sadowski

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

Image-Guided, Robotically Assisted Osteoporotic Bone Augmentation

M. Armand, R. Armiger, M. Kutzer, C. Brown, S. Mear, E. Sutton, P. Kazanzides, R. Taylor, Y. Otake, O. Sadowski, and E. Basafa

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

Computational Cardiac Modeling Based on Transesophageal Echocardiographic Imaging

C. Sprouse, A. Jorstad, D. DeMenthon, P. Burlina, F. Contijoch, T. Ngo, D. Herzka, E. McVeigh, J. Stearns, K. Grogan, M. Brady, T. Abraham, and D. Yuh

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

TeleWatch Patient Monitoring System

J. G. Palmer, E. Kasper, G. Gerstenblith, S. Gottlieb, and J. Spaeder

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING

Research Program in Applied Neuroscience

R. J. Vogelstein, S. D. Harshbarger, M. P. McLoughlin, J. D. Beaty, S. Yantis, C. E. Connor, N. V. Thakor, C. Priebe, and R. Etienne-Cummings

MEDICAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH

Iris Structure, Aqueous Flow, and Glaucoma Risk

D. M. Silver and H. A. Quigley

MEDICAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH

Objective Characterization of Haze Following Refractive Surgery

R. L. McCally, W. J. Stark, P. J. Connolly, S. Jain, and D. T. Azar

MEDICAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH

Characterizing the Protein Content in Tears for Early Detection of Disease

M. Antoine, P. Demirev, H. Le, A. Behrens, and J. Castro

MEDICAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH

Electronic Mass Casualty Assessment and Planning Scenarios

C. K. Latimer, J. C. Brown, T. C. Gion, C. Wong, J. J. Scheulen,T. D. Kirsch, D. M. Whyne, J. M. Links, M. G. Millin, J. Schaefer, and S. B. Wadsworth

MEDICAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH

Rapid Detection of Malaria Parasites

A. Feldman, J. Lin, S. Murphy, P. Demirev, D. Sullivan, P. Scholl, and N. Kumar

MEDICAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH

Applied Sequencing Center Initiative

A. Feldman, P. Demirev, A. Greenberg, J. Lin, T. Mehoke, E. Van Gieson, C. Young, J. Hahn, J. Proescher, R. Quizon, A. Sivakumar, J. Ticehurst, A. Chakravarti, K. Schwab, and N. Kumar

MEDICAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH

JHU Global Water Program

K. Schwab, M. E. Figueroa, W. Ball, S. Guikema, B. Zaitchik, and C. Young

SPACE RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS

The Stratospheric Terahertz Observatory

P. N. Bernasconi, D. Neufeld, C. Walker, D. Hollenbach, J. Kawamura, and J. Stuzki

SPACE RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS

Equatorial Superrotation on Earth Induced by Optically Thick Dust Clouds

X. Zhu, L. D. Oman, D. W. Waugh, and S. A. Lloyd

SPACE RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS

The Dynamic Fracture of Rocky Bodies: Applications to Planetary Impact Problems

J. Kimberley, K. T. Ramesh, O. S. Barnouin, P. K. Swaminathan, and C. M. Ernst

SPACE RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS

Mass Spectral Signatures of Intact Microorganisms in the Search for Life on Mars Using Mass Spectrometry

T. Cornish, P. Demirev, M. Antoine, S. Ecelberger, W. Brinckerhoff, L. Becker, J. DiRuggiero, and K. Sowers

SPACE RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS

Ceramic Coatings for the Solar Probe Plus Mission

D. Mehoke, E. Congdon, D. Drewry Jr., C. Eddins, R. Deacon, T. Wolf, D. Hahn, D. King, D. Nagle, M. Buchta, D. Zhang, K. Hemker, J. Spicer, J. Jones, S. Ryan, and G. Schlichter

SPACE RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS

Chip-Scale Absolute Scalar Magnetometer for Space Applications

H. Korth, K. Strohbehn, F. Tejada, A. Andreou, S. McVeigh, J. Kitching, and S. Knappe

SPACE RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS

Estimating Shock Spectra: Extensions Beyond the Goddard Environmental Verification Standard

T. Igusa and G. L. Maahs

SENSORS AND MATERIALS

Flexible Readout and Integration Sensor (FRIS): New Class of Imaging Sensor Arrays Optimized for Air and Missile Defense

C. G. Rizk, P. O. Pouliquen, and A. G. Andreou

SENSORS AND MATERIALS

Chemically Responsive Organic Field-Effect Transistors

T. J. Dawidczyk, J. Huang, J. Sun, K. C. See, B. J. Jung, H. E. Katz, A. F. Mason, J. Miragliotta, and A. Becknell

SENSORS AND MATERIALS

Organic Field-Effect Transistors for the Detection of Airborne Explosives

A. F. Mason, Y. Han, J. Huang, T. Dawidczyk, and H. E. Katz

SENSORS AND MATERIALS

Piezoelectric Biopolymer–Polymer Composite Films and Microfibers

D. Farrar, M. S. Yu, J. E. West, and W. Moon

SENSORS AND MATERIALS

Hierarchical Self-Assembly of 3-D Metallic Microstructures for Terahertz Applications: Experiments and Simulation

J. Randhawa, M. D. Keung, D. Demers, S. S. Gurbani, D. H. Gracias, and M. Leahy-Hoppa

SENSORS AND MATERIALS

Nanotechnology Application to Optimize Piezoelectric Metamaterials for Highly Sensitive Transducers and Energy Harvesting

J. I. Arvelo, I. J. Busch-Vishniac, and J. E. West

SENSORS AND MATERIALS

Estimates of Near-Infrared Atmospheric Window Absorption

M. E. Thomas, K. Siegrist, W. E. Torruellas, J. Kang, and K. Petrillo

SENSORS AND MATERIALS

Optical Properties of Polycrystalline Neodymium (Nd)-Doped Yttrium Aluminum Garnet for Different Levels of Nd Doping

R. M. Springer, F. A. Narducci, M. E. Thomas, and D. V. Hahn

SENSORS AND MATERIALS

The Structural and Property Evolution of Cellulose During Carbonization

Y.-R. Rhim, M. Rooney, D. Nagle, D. Zhang, D. Drewry III, D. H. Fairbrother, and C. Herman

ROBOTICS

Reconfigurable Robotic System with Independently Mobile Modules

M. Kutzer, C. Brown, D. Scheidt, M. Armand, K. Wolfe, M. Moses, and G. Chirikjian

ROBOTICS

Senior Design Project: Miniature Actuator for Throwable Robot

R. M. Johnson, D. Ferguson, J. Kegelman, J. Lefkowitz, T. Rajpal, A. F. Conn, M. Armand, C. Y. Brown, A. F. DeBella, M. D. Kutzer, and D. L. Ryan

ROBOTICS

Estimating the Pose of an Object in a Distributed Camera Network

A. Jorstad, P. Burlina, I-J. Wang, D. Lucarelli, D. DeMenthon, R. Tron, A. Terzis, and R. Vidal

ROBOTICS

Senior Design Project: Low-Altitude Unmanned Reconnaissance Airship (LAURA)

N. Keim, J. Samsundar, and J. Barton

ROBOTICS

Biomimetic Undulating Fin Propulsion for Maneuvering Underwater Vehicles

K. M. Kalumuck, A. Brandt, M. Armand, M. D. Kutzer, C. Y. Brown, N. J. Cowan, A. Prosperetti, C. Blizzard, R. Burns, M. Takagi, and E. S. Fortune

ROBOTICS

High-Speed Active Flow Control

S. J. Haack, B. Z. Cybyk, A. Nedungadi, H. B. Land, T. M. Taylor, J. Katz, H. S. Ko, and F. Alvi

NETWORKS AND INFORMATION

Multi-Channel, Multi-Radio Seamless Wireless Mesh Networks

Q. Zhang, Y. Amir, N. River, and R. Musaloiu-Elefteri

NETWORKS AND INFORMATION

Adaptive Resilient Tactical Network Management

R. G. Cole, S. Kumar, A. Mishra, and B. Awerbuch

NETWORKS AND INFORMATION

High-Bandwidth Communication in the Maritime Environment for Tactical Applications

R. Sova, R. Rottier, D. Terry, J. Juarez, J. Sluz, D. Young, B. Brandenburg, T. Hanley, C. Etheridge, J. Makowski, F. Davidson, and C. Nelson

NETWORKS AND INFORMATION

Unrestricted Warfare Symposia: A Successful Collaboration Between APL and the JHU School of Advanced International Studies

R. R. Luman, L. D. Simmons, and T. Keaney

NETWORKS AND INFORMATION

Designing for Information Discovery: User Needs Analysis

A. M. Conaway, C. K. Pikas, U. E. McLean, S. D. Morris, L. A. Palmer, L. Rosman, S. A. Sears, E. Uzelac, and S. M. Woodson

NETWORKS AND INFORMATION

Establishing a Human Language Technology Center of Excellence

G. Strong, J. Eisner, and C. Piatko

NETWORKS AND INFORMATION

Comparison of Expected and Observed Fisher Information in Variance Calculations for Parameter Estimates

X. Cao and J. C. Spall

MISCELLANEA

APL Achievement Awards and Prizes

Linda L. Maier-Tyler