Michele is a PhD student studying approaches to verification and validation of code. This work has her covering the range from experimental, to numerical, to analytical work. Her broad background also maker her the team’s defacto expert on everything from theology to health and nutrition. Posts highlighting Michele’s work can be found by searching on the tag ‘Cooper‘ on this site.
Cooper, M.and McCue, L., “Effectiveness of chaotic system measures for the validation of ship dynamics simulations”, 11th International Conference on the Stability of Ships and Ocean Vehicles, Athens, Greece, September 2012.
Story, W.R., Xing, Z., Wu, W., and McCue, L.S., “Validation: a historical look and two suggested techniques,” ITTC Workshop on Seakeeping – V&V for Non-linear Seakeeping Analysis-, Seoul, Korea, October, 2010.
Congratulations to Wan Wu on successfully defending her PhD! Read it here: Analytical and Numerical Methods Applied to Nonlinear Vessel Dynamics and Code Verification for Chaotic Systems. For more on Wan’s work, click on the tag ‘Wu‘ on this site.
McCue, L.S., Wu, W., Story, W.R., and Xing, Z., “Modeling, verification, and validation of chaotic systems with application to ship motions and the Lorenz oscillator,” 2009 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Honolulu, HI, June, 2009.
W. Robert Story, MS thesis “Application of Lyapunov Exponents to Strange Attractors and Intact & Damaged Ship Stability,” successfully defended April 29, 2009. Recipient of the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools’ ETD Master’s Thesis Award in the “Innovative Application of Technology to Scholarship in a Master’s Thesis” category. For more on Rob’s work, click on the tag ‘Story‘ on this site.
McCue, L.S., Story, W.R., and Reed, A.M., “Nonlinear dynamics applied to the validation of computational methods,” 27th Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics, Seoul, Korea, October, 2008.