Marc Mitchell

Biography

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
PhD, Cornell University

Koch Center Room 263
812-488-2033
mm73@evansville.edu

Professor Mitchell is an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Evansville. Mitchell is actively involved in research to develop diagnostics for pulsed power driven plasmas. This research stems from his background in novel x-ray sources from plasma radiation sources. Professor Mitchell is also interested in microcontroller applications and leads many projects in robotics, automation and other microcontroller based systems.

Education

  • PhD in Applied and Engineering Physics, Cornell University
  • MS in Applied and Engineering Physics, Cornell University
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University of Evansville
  • Bachelor of Science in Physics, University of Evansville

Experience

  • Research Professor, Idaho State University
  • Research Scientist, Idaho Accelerator Center
  • Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Idaho Accelerator Center
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Cornell University
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Cornell University
  • Electrical Engineering Intern, Whirlpool Corp., Evansville, IN

Specialty Areas

  • Optics
  • Electromagnetics
  • Microcontrollers/Embedded systems
  • Novel x-ray sources
  • Plasma diagnostics

Professional Memberships

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)

Selected Publications

  • Student Projects for an Electromagnetics Course
    Mitchell, M., Blandford, D., Chandler, K. M.
    Paper presented at 2016 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana. 10.18260/p.27347 (2016, June)

  • Current rise-rate scaling for radial wire arrays
    M. D. Mitchell, K. M. Chandler, S. Bland, F. Suzuki, A. H. Thomson, S. V. Lebedev, J. P. Chittenden, R. McBride, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, B. R. Kusse, D. A. Hammer.
    2009 IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science - Abstracts, San Diego, CA, 2009, pp. 1-1. doi: 10.1109/PLASMA.2009.5227514

  • Development and Testing of Gallium Arsenide Photoconductive Detectors for Ultra Fast, High Dose Rate Pulsed Electron and Bremsstrahlung Radiation Measurements
    George Kharashvili, Vakhtang Makarashvili, Marc Mitchell, Wendland Beezhold, Randy Spaulding, Douglas Wells, Thomas Gesell, and Wayne Wingert
    AIP Conf. Proc. 1099, 55-58 (2009)

  • Accelerated electrons and hard X-ray emission from X-pinches
    T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, A. R. Mingaleev A. V. Agafonov, V. M. Romanova, A. E. Ter-Oganesyan, S. I. Tkachenko, I. C. Blesener, M. D. Mitchell, K. M. Chandler, B. R. Kusse, D. A. Hammer
    Plasma Physics Reports, 34, no. 9, 754-770 (2008)

  • X pinches in dielectric frames
    M. D. Mitchell, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, D. A. Hammer and K. M. Chandler
    IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 34, no. 5, 2342-2348 (2006)

  • Plasma dynamics of a single wire with closely coupled return current
    M. D. Mitchell, S. V. Lebedev, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko and D. A. Hammer
    AIP Conference Proceedings 808, 99 (2006)

  • Time-resolved X-ray Spectra From 2 – 4 Wire X Pinches at 225 – 450 kA
    S. A. Pikuz, M. D. Mitchell, T. A. Shelkovenko, K. M. Chandler, and D. A. Hammer
    AIP Conference Proceedings 808, 141 (2006)

  • Spectroscopic and Imaging Study of Combined W and Mo X-pinches at 1 MA Z-pinch Generators
    Safronova, A.S. Kantsyrev, V.L. Fedin, D.A. Osborne, G. Yilmaz, M.F. Hoppe, T. Nalajala, V. Douglass, J.D. Mcbride, R.D. Mitchell, M.D. Maxson, L.M. Hammer, D.A.
    IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 34, no. 5, 2256-2262 (2006).

  • Response model for Kodak Biomax-MS film to x rays
    J. P. Knauer, F. J. Marshall, B. Yaakobi, D. Anderson, and B. A. Schmitt, K. M. Chandler, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, M. D. Mitchell, and D. A. Hammer
    Review Scientific Instruments 77, 10F331 (2006).

  • Cross calibration of new x-ray films against DEF from 1-8 keV using the X-pinch x-ray source
    K. M. Chandler, T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, M. D. Mitchell, D. A. Hammer and J. P. Knauer
    Review of Scientific Instruments 76, 11311 (2005)

  • Electron-beam-generated x rays from X pinches
    T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, B. M. Song, K. M. Chandler, M. D. Mitchell, D. A. Hammer, G. V. Ivanekov, A. R. Mingaleev, V. M. Romanova
    Phys. Plasmas 12, 033102 (2005).

  • Technique to measure sub-microsecond magnetic field pulses using magnetic (CoPt) thin films
    W. Syed, R. B. van Dover, J. R. Petrie, M. D. Mitchell, and D. A. Hammer
    Applied Physics Letters 87, 182505 (2005)

  • X-ray spectroscopy for high energy-density X pinch density and temperature measurements (invited)
    S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, K. M. Chandler, M. D. Mitchell, D. A. Hammer, I. Y. Skobelev, A. S. Shlyaptseva, and S. B. Hansen
    Review Scientific Instruments 75, 3666 (2004)

  • Spectroscopic analysis of x-ray bursts from nichrome and conichrome X-pinch plasmas
    K. M. Chandler, A. S. Shlyaptseva, N. D. Ouart, S. B. Hansen, M. D. Mitchell, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, D. A. Hammer, V. L. Kantsyrev, and D. A. Fedin
    Review Scientific Instruments 75, 3702 (2004)

  • X-ray imaging of an X-pinch plasma with a bubble compound refractive lens
    C. K. Gary, S. A. Pikuz, M. D. Mitchell, K. M. Chandler, T. A. Shelkovenko, D. A. Hammer, and Yu. I. Dudchik
    Review Scientific Instruments 75, 3950 (2004)

  • Application of the focusing x-ray spectrograph with crossed dispersion to investigations of X pinch plasmas
    S. A. Pikuz, B. M. Song, T. A. Shelkovenko, K. M. Chandler, M. D. Mitchell, and D. A. Hammer
    Review Scientific Instruments 75, 3777 (2004).

  • X pinch source size measurements
    S. A. Pikuz, B. M. Song, T. A. Shelkovenko, K. M. Chandler, M. D. Mitchell, and D. A. Hammer
    Rev. Proc. SPIE, 5196 (2004).

  • X pinch x-ray radiation above 8 keV for application to high-resolution radiography of biological specimens
    B. M. Song, T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, M. D. Mitchell, K. M. Chandler, D. A. Hammer
    IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 51, no. 5, 2514-2519 (2004).

  • Studies of energetic electrons with space and time resolution in Mo and W X-pinches from measurements of x rays > 9 keV
    V. L. Kantsyrev, D. A. Fedin, A. S. Shlyaptseva, M. D. Mitchell, B. M. Song, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, K. M. Chandler, D. A. Hammer, L. M. Maxson
    Review Scientific Instruments 75, 3708 (2004).

  • Investigation of the radiation properties of L-and M-shell X-pinch plasma x-ray sources using a transmission grating spectrometer
    D. A. Fedin, V. L. Kantsyrev, A. S. Shlyaptseva, M. D. Mitchell, B. M. Song, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, K. M. Chandler, D. A. Hammer, and L. M. Maxson
    Review Scientific Instruments 75, 3711 (2004).

  • X pinch plasma conditions from time resolved x-ray spectroscopy
    T. A. Shelkovenko, S. A. Pikuz, I. Yu. Skobelev, D. B. Sinars, K. M. Chandler, M. D. Mitchell, D. A. Hammer
    Review Scientific Instruments 74, 1958 (2003).

  • Focusing x-ray spectrograph with crossed dispersion
    B. M. Song, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, K. M. Chandler, M. D. Mitchell, D. A. Hammer
    Review Scientific Instruments 74, 1954 (2003).

  • Application of a refractive bubbles-in-capillary x-ray lens to X pinch experiments
    S. A. Pikuz, V. E. Asadchikov, K. M. Chandler, D. A. Hammer, Yu. I. Dudchik, N. N. Kolchevsky, F. F. Komarov, M. D. Mitchell, A. V. Popov, T. A. Shelkovenko, R. A. Senin, I. A. Suloev, and A. V. Vinogradov
    Review Scientific Instruments 74, 2247 (2003).

  • Physico-chemical factors influence Beet (Beta vulgaris L.) Seed Germination
    A. G. Taylor, M. C. Goffinet, S. A. Pikuz, T. A. Shelkovenko, M. D. Mitchell, K. M. Chandler, and D. A. Hammer
    The Biology of Seeds: Recent Research Advances (G. Nicolas, K. J. Bradford, D. Come and H. W. Pritchard, Eds.), CAB International, (2003).

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