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Washington State University Institute for Shock Physics

Vision & Objectives

The Institutions Vision

The Institute’s vision is to continue to be a national resource in shock wave and static high pressure science and related areas through scientific innovations and rigorous education.  This vision is achieved by successfully addressing the following objectives:

  • Emphasis on scientific innovation and excellence
  • Education and hands-on training of highly qualified graduate students and postdoctoral fellows
  • Multidisciplinary research activities
  • Meaningful partnerships with the DOE/NNSA Laboratories
  • Fundamental research related to national security
  • Development of applied research

Photo Credits

Pulsed Power (Photo by Randy Montoya)

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