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Security

Since the September 11 tragedy, security concerns hover at the forefront of the American psyche. But long before the twin towers fell, researchers sought ways to triumph over challenges to our nation's people, institutions, and resources.
 
Washington State University faculty are involved in research related to national security, energy security, and food security.  Examples include Prof. Yogendra Gupta (Institute for Shock Physics) working on materials under extreme conditions; Chen-Ching Liu and Anjan Bose (Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture) researching areas related to smart grid and energy systems including advanced monitoring, operation and control of the power grid, cyber security of the power grid, sociological, economic and environmental aspects, and the integration of renewable energy resources into the power grid; Tim Murray and Thomas Spencer (College of Agricultural, Human ,and Natural Resource Sciences), among others, conducting research in areas related to food security. 

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Extreme Science

The Innovators

Extreme Science

Extreme Science:

Research innovations to address national security needs


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November 17, 2010
 
Taking Materials to Extremes
Taking Materials to Extremes

Using shock waves and high pressure, researchers discover and develop materials with new physical and chemical properties.

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The Innovators

Extreme Science

Extreme Science:

Research innovations to address national security needs


Details

November 17, 2010
Extreme Science

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