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2015 SSAA Awards

Institution PI  Title Research area
Arizona State University Peralta, Pedro Formulation and Validation of Anisotropic Models for Growth and Coalescence of Spall Damage in Crystalline Materials Materials
Carnegie Mellon University Suter, Robert Towards Optimal Processing of Additive Manufactured Metals for High Strain Rate Properties  
Case Western Reserve University Prakash, Vikas Dynamic Strength of Metals Under Extreme Conditions Materials
Clemson University DeVol, Timothy Robust Extractive Scintillating Resin and Adsorptive Membranes for Plutonium Isotopic Analyses of Aqueous Media RadChem
Colorado School of Mines Greife, Uwe High Precision Fission Studies with the NIFFTE Fission Time Projection Chamber LENS
Duke University Tornow, Werner Neutron-Induced Fission Studies and Reactions on Special Nuclear Materials LENS
Duke University Howell, Calvin Photo-Fission Product Yields of Special Nuclear Materials LENS
Georgia Tech Research Corporation Ranjan, Devesh Detailed Measurements of Turbulent Rayleigh-Taylor Mixing at Large Atwood Numbers Materials
Michigan State University Nazarewicz, Witold Microscopic Description of the Fission Process LENS
Michigan State University Lynch, William Asymmetric Nuclear Matter under Extreme Conditions LENS
Michigan State University Mantica, Paul Pulsed Laser Techniques Applied to Rare Isotopes LENS
Mississippi State University Afanasjev, Anatoli Microscopic Description of Fissionin a Relativistic Framework LENS
Ohio University Brune, Carl Studies in Low-Energy Nuclear Science LENS
Oregon State University Loveland, Walter The Energy Release in the Neutron Induced Fission of 233U, 235U and 239Pu LENS
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Danon, Yaron Experiments with Neutron Induced Reactions LENS
Stony Brook University Li, Baosheng Thermodynamic and Mechanical Properties of SSP Materials from Simultaneous Ultrasonic and X-ray Studies at High Pressure an Temperature Materials
Texas Tech University Jiang, Hongxing Fast Neutron Spectrometry, Dosimetry, and Directionality Monitoring using Semiconductor Thin Film Detector Arrays Materials
University of Alabama at Birmingham Vohra, Yogesh Studies on Rare Earth Metals and Alloys under Extreme Conditions in Support of the Stockpile Stewardship Program Materials
University of Arizona Jacobs, Jeffrey An Experimental Study of the Turbulent Development of Rayleigh-Taylor and Richtmyer-Meshkov Instabilities Materials
University of California, Davis Scalettar, Richard Spectroscopic and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Studies of Screening in Compressed Novel Magnets: Rare Earth and Fe-based Compounds Materials
University of California, San Diego Maple, M. Brian Novel d- and f- Electron Materials under Extreme Conditions of Pressure, Temperature, an Magnetic Field Materials
University of California, San Diego Meyers, Marc Viscous Plastic Flow, Dislocation Velocities, and Amorphization at Extreme Pressures and Strain-Rates Materials
University of California, Santa Barbara Pollock, Tresa New Multimodal Characterization of Additive Structures for Extreme Environments Materials
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Ceperley, David Quantum Simulations for Dense Matter Materials
University of Kentucky Yates, Steven Elastic and Inelastic Neutron Scattering Differential Cross Sections on Iron, Silicon, and Carbon LENS
University of Massachusetts Lowell Chowdhury, Partha Nuclear Science with a C7LYC Array (SCANS) LENS
University of Michigan Zhang, Fuxiang Complex Oxides under Extreme Conditions: The Role of Defects Materials
University of Nevada, Las Vegas Pravica, Michael Development of Useful Hard X-ray Induced Chemistry Materials
University of New Mexico Vorobieff, Peter Quantification of Normal and Oblique Shock-Driven Phase Interaction and Transition to Turbulence in Media with Multiscale Density Interfaces Materials
University of Richmond Beausang, Con Stewardship Science at the University of Richmond LENS
University of Tennessee, Knoxville Grzywacz, Robert New High Resolution Neutron Detector for the Studies of Exotic Nuclei (NEXT) LENS
University of Wisconsin Bonazza, Riccardo Investigation of the Turbulent Mixing in a Twice-Shocked Interface Materials
University of Wisconsin, Madison Ma, Zhenqiang Membrane Enabled Hard X-ray Imager (MEHXI) Materials
Washington State University Wall, Nathalie Determination of Thermodynamic and Kinetic Parameters for Complexation of Tc(IV) with F-, Cl-, Br-, I-, SO42- and PO43-, acetate, citrate and EDTA RadChem