Shock physics

Sept. 7: International partnerships for a knowledge economy

PULLMAN, Wash. – India’s leading scientific advisor will discuss his country’s growing role in the international research and higher education communities at 3:10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, in Bryan Hall at Washington State University. A reception will follow the free, public Creighton Distinguished Lecture.

Scientists land $8.5 million contract

  SPOKANE — A team of physicists at WSU’s’s Applied Sciences Laboratory (ASL) were awarded an $8.5 million research contract to develop and demonstrate reactive materials to be used in a new generation of national security applications.   “We’ve been asked to make a material that is mechanically as good as steel, and yet can release […]

Spokane spinoff gets $6.5M

Washington State University recently announced the extension of its internationally recognized Institute for Shock Physics to Spokane. U.S. Rep. George Nethercutt joined university leaders and a Navy representative in Spokane on Jan. 30 to announce $6.5 million in grant funds from the Office of Naval Research. The money was set aside by Nethercutt in the […]

WSU shock physics pioneer George Duvall dies

George E. Duvall, a pioneer of shock physics research and professor emeritus at Washington State University, died Jan. 3, 2003, in Vancouver after a long illness. He was 82. Duvall was internationally recognized as a founder and leader in studies related to shock wave propagation in solids and liquids. Many of his colleagues regarded him […]