The Institute for Shock Physics provides unique learning and research opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students through:
- Participation in innovative and multidisciplinary research
- Professional growth through independent thinking and hands-on work
- State-of-the-art experimental and computational facilities
- Access to the National Laboratories at Lawrence Livermore, Los Alamos, and Sandia
- Graduate scholar awards and fellowships for outstanding students
One of ISP’s principal accomplishments is well-educated and rigorously trained scientists who have moved on to successful professional careers and become leaders in the field.
Photo Credit: J. Adam Fenster—University of Rochester
Dr. Ranga Dias (Ph.D., Department of Physics & Astronomy, Washington State University, 2013) was highlighted in Time Magazine’s “2021 TIME100 Next,” a list highlighting “100 emerging leaders who are shaping the future.” Dr. Dias did his Ph.D. research work in the Institute for Shock Physics under the guidance of Professor Choong-Shik Yoo.
Dr. Dias was recognized in the Innovator Category for his groundbreaking work on Superconductivity. To read the article, click here.