Luke Martin

Naval Surface Warfare Center

SEM Awards: SAGE Publishing Young Engineer Lecture

Luke A. Martin earned a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 2011. He is currently employed with the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division as a Technical Expert. Luke’s interest in vibration measurements and analysis began when he used vibration measurements and Fourier analysis for predictive maintenance of rotating equipment during an undergraduate internship. Upon graduation from West Virginia University Institute of Technology, he pursued graduate studies at Virginia Polytechnic Institute earning a Master of Science in 2004. His research and professional interest has spanned from modeling viscoelastic materials undergoing shock loading to pioneering the Navy’s first multiple degree of freedom random vibration test for a major weapon system. He has authored over twenty-two significant publications or briefings.


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Last Updated: 01/21/2021