Maj Timothy I. Calver, Ph.D.

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Education

Ph.D., Applied Physics, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, Sep 2021

M.S., Applied Physics, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, Mar 2015

M.S., Information Resource Management, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, Sep 2011

B.S., Physics, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, May 2006

B.S., Astronomy, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona, May 2006

 

Professional Military Education

Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Alabama, 2019 (Correspondence)

Squadron Officer School, Squadron Officer College, Maxwell AFB, Alabama, 2013 (Residence)

Air and Space Basic Course, Squadron Officer College, Maxwell AFB, Alabama, 2006 (Residence)

Awards

Military

  • Meritorious Service Medal, 2018 
  • Air Force Commendation Medal (1 oak leaf cluster), 2013 
  • Nuclear Defense Operations Service Medal, 2016
  • Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, 2011 

Other

  • US Secretary of State Commendation, 2016
  • Member, SOS Right of Line Flight, 2013
  • Arnold Engineering Development Center CGO of the Quarter, 2012
  • AFRL Sensors Directorate CGO of the Quarter, 2011
  • AFRL Sensors Directorate Junior Military Engineer of the Year, 2010
  • Member, AFOSR Star Team 2008-2011, 2008
  • AF Fundamentals of Acquisition Management Top 10%, 2006
  • Air and Space Basic Course (ASBC) Top Performer- Eagles "Lt Jay Smith" Award, 2006
  • Member, ASBC Top Flight, 2006

Publications

Refereed Publications:

[3] Timothy I. Calver, Michael B. Shattan, and Glen P. Perram. “Shock front detachment during pulsed laser ablation of graphite.” App. Phys. A, 128, 15 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00339-021-05146-9

[2] Timothy I. Calver, William A. Bauer, Christopher A. Rice, and Glen P. Perram. “Shock front behavior during pulsed laser ablation of graphite.” Opt. Eng., 60(5), 057103, (2021). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.60.5.057103

[1] Timothy I. Calver, et al., "Do Nova Repeat? A Study of Novae Discovered in M31 Between the Years 1980-2000." RBSE Journal 2001, (2001): 26-31. https://noirlab.edu/public/products/rbse-journals/rbsejournal01/

 

Conference Publications:

[3] Timothy I. Calver, Jonathan W. Evans, Patrick A. Berry, “Fe:ZnSe Power Amplifier for an OPGaAs Optical Parametric Amplifier,” SENSIAC Military Sensing Symposium, IB07, 2015.

[2] Timothy Calver, Michael Grimaila, and Jeffrey Humphries, “An empirical analysis of the cascade error reconciliation protocol for quantum key distribution,” Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Workshop on Cyber Security and Information Intelligence Research, 2011.  https://doi.org/10.1145/2179298.2179363

[1] Timothy I. Calver and Dr. Sydney Barnes (Lowell Observatory), “Rotation Periods for Solar and Late-type Stars in the Open Cluster M34,” NASA Space Grant Symposium, 2005.

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