Dane Sterbentz

  • Program Year: 1
  • Academic Institution: University of California, Davis
  • Field of Study: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • Academic Advisor: Jean-Pierre Delplanque
  • Residencies:
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2019)
  • Degree(s):
    M.S. Measurement and Control Engineering, Idaho State University, 2015; B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Idaho State University, 2013

Publications

D.M. Sterbentz, P.C. Myint, J.P. Delplanque, J.L. Belof, 2019, "Numerical modeling of solid-cluster evolution applied to the nanosecond solidification of water near the metastable limit," Journal of Chemical Physics, (accepted for publication).

D.M. Sterbentz, P.C. Myint, A.A. Chernov, B. Sadigh, L.X. Benedict, B.M. Hall, S. Hamel, J. Belof, "Ice nucleation far from equilibrium," 57th European High Pressure Research Group Meeting on High Pressure Science and Technology (EHPRG2019), Prague, Czech Republic, 2019.

D.M. Sterbentz, P.C. Myint, J.P. Delplanque, J.L. Belof, "Numerical modeling of the phase transition kinetics for the sub-microsecond solidification of water under dynamic compression," 21st Biennial Conference of the APS Topical Group on Shock Compression of Condensed Matter, Portland, Oregon, 2019.

D.M. Sterbentz, P.C. Myint, J.P. Delplanque, J.L. Belof, "Numerical modeling of the phase transition kinetics for the sub-microsecond solidification of water under dynamic compression," American Physical Society (APS) March Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, 2019.

D.M. Sterbentz, S. Prasai, M. Hofle, T. Walters, J.C. Li, F. Lin, K. Bosworth, M. Schoen, 2016, "System Identification Modeling and Unstable Behavior of the Dynamics of Flows within the Tip Region of an Axial Compressor Blade Passage," Journal of Thermal Science, 25(2), pp. 109-116.

D.M. Sterbentz, S. Prasai, M. Hofle, T. Walters, J.C. Li, F. Lin, K. Bosworth, M. Schoen, 2015, "System Identification and Modeling of the Dynamics within an Axial Compressor's Blade Passage," Proceedings of the International Symposium on Experimental and Computational Aerothermodynamics of Internal Flows, Lerici, Italy, July, 2015.

D.M. Sterbentz, 2015, "System Identification and Modeling of the Dynamics of a One Stage Axial Flow Compressor System" (Thesis), Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho.

N.E. Woolstenhulme, S.C. Taylor, G.A. Moore, and D.M. Sterbentz, 2012, Nondestructive Examination of Fuel Plates for the RERTR Fuel Development Experiments, United States, doi:10.2172/1058072. http://www.osti.gov/scitech/servlets/purl/1058072

Awards

2019 DOE NNSA Laboratory Residency Graduate Fellowship
2017 Dean's Distinguished Graduate Fellowship (UC Davis CoE/MAE Graduate Program)
2016 Idaho National Laboratory Expanded Recognition Award
2015 Paper accepted and presented at the ISAIF 12 Conference in Lerici, Italy, July 13-16
2014-2015 ISU Graduate Teaching Assistantship Award
2014 Idaho State University College of Science and Engineering Internal Research Grant
2013-2014 ISU Graduate Research Assistantship Award
2013 Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES) Energy Scholars Program Internship
2013 B.S. Mechanical Engineering "High Honors" Designation
2012 CAES Energy Scholar Award: Outstanding [INL] Internship Accomplishments & Career Interests
2011 CAES Energy Scholar Award: Outstanding [INL] Internship Accomplishments & Career Interests
2011 INL Internship Poster Presentation, "Best Graphic Poster" Runner up
2010 CAES Energy Scholar Award: Outstanding [INL] Internship Accomplishments & Career Interests
2009 Idaho National Laboratory Student Scholar
2009 Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation 4 Year Scholarship
2007 Energy Solutions Regional Award Recipient
2007 Energy Solutions National Distinguished Award Recipient, 2nd Place
Eagle Scout/Scout Denali Award/World Conservation Award