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Shock Physics: Power, Pressure, and People
Summer 2005
After the Soviet Union tested its first nuclear device, the U.S. determined that staying ahead in the arms race would require the best scientists and the best weapons. A new federal funding model emerged, channeling money into universities around the country for research and the training of the next generation of national scientists. By the late 1950s, WSU had started on shock-wave research.
Categories: Physics
Tags: National laboratories, Shock physics, Nuclear physics


Bose and Asay are named to National Academy of Engineering
Summer 2003
Anjan Bose and James R. Asay have been named members of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), the most prestigious honor in the engineering field. Bose is dean of the College of Engineering and Architecture at Washington State University and ...
Categories: Engineering, Awards and honors
Tags: Electricity, Shock physics


George E. Duvall, gentleman scholar
Summer 2003
George E. Duval, 82, a pioneer of shock physics research and professor emeritus at Washington State University, died January 3, 2003 in Vancouver. He was internationally recognized as a founder and leader in studies related to shock wave propagati...
Categories: WSU faculty, Physics
Tags: In memoriam, Shock physics, Education