Brooklyn Noble

  • Program Years: 2015-2019
  • Academic Institution: University of Utah
  • Field of Study: Nanotribology
  • Academic Advisor: Bart Raeymaekers
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2016)
  • Degree(s):
    M.S. Mechanical Engineering, The University of Utah, 2016
    B.S. Mechanical Engineering, The University of Utah, 2014

Current Status

  • Status: Student
  • Research Area: Nanotribology
  • Contact Information: brooklyn.noble@utah.edu

Publications

Journal publications:

Noble, B.A, Raeymaekers, B. (2019) Polymer spreading on unidirectionally nanotextured surfaces using molecular dynamics. Langmuir, 35 (26), 8784-8789.

Noble, B.A, Raeymaekers, B. (2019) Polymer spreading on substrates with nanoscale grooves using molecular dynamics. Nanotechnology, 30 (9), 095701.

Noble, B.A, Mate, C.M., Raeymaekers, B. (2017) Spreading kinetics of ultrathin liquid films using molecular dynamics. Langmuir, 33 (14), 3476-3483.

Noble, B.A., Ovcharenko, A., & Raeymaekers, B. (2016) Terraced spreading of nanometer-thin lubricant using molecular dynamics. Polymer, 84, 286-292.

Noble, B.A., Ovcharenko, A., & Raeymaekers, B. (2014) Quantifying lubricant droplet spreading on a flat disk using molecular dynamics. Applied Physics Letters, 105, 151601.

Noble, B.A, Choe, D.-O., & Jevremovic, T. (2012) Experimental and MCNP5 based evaluation of neutron and gamma flux in the irradiation ports of the University of Utah research reactor, Nuclear Technology & Radiation Protection, 27, 222-228.

Conference presentations:

Noble, B. A. Nanoscale mechanics of ultrathin polymer films using molecular dynamics. SSGF Program Review. Washington, DC, 26 June 2019.

Noble, B.A. Spreading of ultrathin polymer films on nanotextured substrates using molecular dynamics, Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship Program Review, San Francisco, CA. 20 June 2018

Noble, B.A. Spreading of ultrathin polymer films on nanotextured substrates using molecular dynamics, Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. 24 May 2018

Noble, B.A., Haxhimali, T., Rudd, R.E., & Whitley, H.D. Shear viscosity of asymmetric strongly coupled dense plasmas, Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship Program Review, Santa Fe, NM. 22 June 2017

Noble, B.A. Spreading kinetics of ultrathin polymer-based lubricant films using molecular dynamics, Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA. 25 May 2017

Noble, B.A., Haxhimali, T., Rudd, R.E., & Whitley, H.D. Shear viscosity of asymmetric strongly coupled dense plasmas, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Student Poster Symposium, Livermore, CA. 4 Aug 2016

Noble, B.A. Terraced spreading of nanometer-thin lubricant using molecular dynamics, Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship Program Review, Las Vegas, NV. 28 June 2016

Noble, B.A. Terraced spreading of nanometer-thin lubricant using molecular dynamics, Tribology Frontiers Conference, Denver, CO. 26 Oct 2015

Noble, B.A. Quantifying lubricant droplet spreading on a flat disk using molecular dynamics, Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX. 18 May 2015

Noble, B.A. Simulating lubricant mobility in the head/disk interface with molecular dynamics, Western Digital Technologies Inc., San Jose, CA. 24 June 2014

Noble, B.A. Using molecular dynamics to quantify lubricant transfer, University of Utah Undergraduate Research Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT. 1 April 2014

Noble, B.A. Cadmium ratio in UUTR thermal irradiator: MCNP5 modeling and comparison with experimental measurement, American Nuclear Society Student Conference, Las Vegas, NV. 13 April 2012

Awards

Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration Stewardship Science Graduate Fellowship, 2015

National Science Foundation Fellowship (award not accepted), 2015

National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship (award not accepted), 2015

ASME Tribology Division Travel Scholarship, 2015

Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) recipient, 2014

Undergraduate Research Scholar Designation, 2014

Graduate Cum Laude, University of Utah, 2014

Nuclear Energy University Programs Scholarship, 2013-2014

Nuclear Energy University Programs Scholarship, 2012-2013

IM Flash Technologies Scholarship, 2012-2013

University of Utah Dean's List, 2011-2014

Honors at Entrance Scholarship, 2011-2014

Merrill Engineering Scholarship, 2011-2012

Williams Companies Inc. Endowed Scholarship in the College of Engineering, 2011-2012

Weber State University High Honor Award, 2011

Weber State University Presidential Scholarship, 2009-2011