Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory



Amy Waters

Senior Scientist
Materials Science Division


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DegreeDiscipline/InstitutionYear
Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering
Johns Hopkins University
2001
M.S.E. Mechanical Engineering
Johns Hopkins University
1997
B.S. Biomedical Engineering
Johns Hopkins University
1995

Research Interests

X-ray computed tomography, quantitative digital radiography and image analysis, passive and active radiation detection for national security applications, explosives detection for national security applications.

Selected Publications

Gullett, P. M., M. F. Horstemeyer, A. M. Waters, and K. F. Frazier, “Simulated Void Growth and Failure in AM60B Magnesium Tension Specimens,” VIII International Conference on Computational Plasticity (COMPLAS VIII), E. Onate and D. R. J. Owen (eds.), CIMNE, Barcelona, Spain, CDROM (2005).

Waters, A., H. Martz, C. Logan, J. Gross and D. Chinn, “KCAT Performance Summary – Update, Revision 1,” Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, UCRL-TR-203519-REV-1 (2004).

Waters, A., H. Martz, C. Logan, J. Gross and D. Chinn, “Xradia Performance Summary – Update,” Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, UCRL-TR-206565 (2004).

Waters, A., H. Martz, and W. Brown, “KCAT, Xradia, ALS and APS Performance Summary,” Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, UCRL-TR-207056 (2004).

Brown, W. A., A. Waters, and H. Martz, “ALS Performance Summary – Update,” Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, UCRL-TR-207808 (2004).

Gross, J., B. Kozioziemski, A. Waters, and H. Martz, “APS Performance Summary – Update,” Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, UCRL-TR-207260 (2004).

C. Logan, A. Waters, and H. Martz, “Edges for Digital Radiography and NIF HEDP Capsule Phantoms for Computed Tomography,” Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, UCRL-ABS-207064 (2004).

Dougan, A. D., M. Cunningham, J. Gruidl, G. Mattesich, A. Loshak, D. Pugh, T. Schaffer, D. Trombino, and A. Waters, “Aircraft Cargo Radiation Detector Test and Evaluation Study (OUO),” Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, UCRL-TR-203307 (2004).

Waters, A. M., D. Weirup, G. Mattesich, B. Ambrose, A. Dougan, and H. Hall, “Operational Report for the DHS Science and Technology Countermeasures Testbed Aviation Venue (OUO),” Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, UCRL-AR-206065 (2004).

Waters, A. M., D. Weirup, H. Hall, A. Dougan, D. Trombino, G. Mattesich, E. Hull, S. Bahowick, A. Loshak and J. Gruidl, "Radiation Detection Field Test at the Federal Express (FedEx) Air Cargo Facility at Denver International Airport (DIA)," Proceedings of the SPIE Smart Materials and Structures, and Nondestructive Evaluation Conference, San Diego, CA, March 14-18, UCRL-PROC-202522 (2004).

Waters, A. M., Three-Dimensional Analysis of Voids in AM60B Magnesium Tensile Bars Using Computed Tomography Imaging, Ph.D. Dissertation (2001).

Logan, C., and A. Waters, “Effective Z of Explosives, Simulants and False-Alarm-Materials,” Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, UCRL-ID-143171 (2001).

Waters, A. M., H. E. Martz, K. W. Dolan, M. F. Horstemeyer, and R. E. Green, Jr., “Three-Dimensional Void Analysis of AM60B Magnesium Alloy Tensile Bars Using CT Imagery,” Fellowship Award Paper, Materials Evaluation, Vol 58(10): 1221-1227 (2000).

Waters, A., H. Martz, K. Dolan, M. Horstemeyer, D. Rikard, and R. Green, Jr., “Characterization of Damage Evolution in an AM60 Magnesium Alloy by Computed Tomography,” Nondestructive Characterization of Materials IX, edited by R. E. Green, Jr., American Institute of Physics 1-56396-911-4, pp. 616-621 (1999).

Waters, A. M., H. E. Martz, C. M. Logan, and E. Updike, “High Energy X-ray Radiography and Computed Tomography of Bridge Pins,” Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, UCRL-JC-132822 (1999).

Winter, J. M., R. E. Green, Jr., A. M. Waters, and W. H. Green, “X-Ray Computed Tomography of Ultralightweight Metals,” Research in Nondestructive Evaluation 11:199-211 (1999).

Chinn, D. J., J. J. Haskins, C. M. Logan, D. L. Haupt, S. E. Groves, J. Kinney, and A. Waters, “Micro-X-Ray Computed Tomography for PBX Characterization,” Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, UCRL-ID-132770, pp. 23-26 (1999).


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