Emily Retzlaff

US Naval Academy

SEM Awards: R. E. Peterson

Emily Retzlaff is currently an Associate Professor in the Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering Department at the US Naval Academy. She received her PhD from Johns Hopkins University, advised by Dr. K.T. Ramesh. Her dissertation focused on temperature and dynamic strain rate effects on aluminum alloys. Dr Retzlaff then completed a post doc at the Army Research Lab, advised by Dr. Brian Schuster and Dr. Dan Casem. While at ARL she developed an optically instrumented miniature Kolsky bar. Dr Retzlaff has been a member of SEM since 2008 and is Chair of the Additive and Advanced Manufacturing technical division.


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Last Updated: 05/21/2024