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2012 SSAA Awards




Abramson, Evan

University of Washington

Viscosities at Extreme Densities

Banerjee, Arindam

Lehigh University

The effects of Strength and De-Mixing in Buoyancy (Rayleigh-Taylor) Driven Turbulence

Beausang, Con

University of Richmond

Stewardship Science at the University of Richmond

Bonazza, Riccardo

University of Wisconsin

Investigation of Schock-Induced Turbulent Mixing at a Gas Interface

Brune, Carl

Ohio University

Studies in Low-Energy Nuclear Science

Cappelli, Mark

Stanford University

Ultra-High Speed Neutral Plasma Jets and their Interactions with Materials Generating Extreme Conditions

Ceperley, David

University of Illinois

Quantum Simulations for Dense Matter

Chandra, Dhanesh

University of Nevada at Reno

Behavior of Ni-Nb-Zr Amorphous Alloy Gas Permeation membrane ribbons at Extreme Conditions

Cizewski, Jolie

Rutgers University

Center of Excellence for Radioactive Ion Beam Studies for Stewardship Science

Covington, Aaron

University of Nevada at Reno

Investigations of High Energy Density Plasmas at the Nevada Terawatt Facility and Beyond

Danon, Yaron

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Measurements of Fission Neutron Distributions And Neutron Cross Section Measurements Using A Lead Slowing-Down Spectrometer

deSouza, Romualdo

Indiana University

Development of a high-resolution position sensitive MCP-PMT detector

Ditmire, Todd

University of Texas at Austin

University of Texas Center for High Energy Density Science

Drake, R. Paul

University of Michigan

Center for Laser Experimental Astrophysics Research (CLEAR)

Freeman, Richard

Ohio State University

High Energy Density Physics Program At the Scarlet Laser Facility

Greife, Uwe

Colorado School of Mines

Fission Fragment Distribution Measurements with a Double Arm Time of Flight Spectrometer

Gupta, Yogi

Washington State University

Institute for Shock Physics

Hall, Howard

University of Tennessee

University of Tennessee Radiochemistry Center of Excellence

Hammer, David

Cornell University

Center for Pulsed-Power-Driven High-Energy-Density Plasmas

Hemley, Russell

Carnegie Institution of Washington

Carnegie/DOE Alliance Center -A Center of Excellence for High Pressure Science and Technology

Howell, Calvin

Duke University

Photo-induced precision cross-section measurements on actinide nuclei using monoenergetic and polarized photon beams

Jacobs, Jeffrey

University of Arizona

An Experimental Study of the Turbulent Development of Rayleigh-Taylor and Richtmyer-Meshkov Instabilities

Kovash, Michael

University of Kentucky

Measurements of Low Energy Neutrons from Neutron-Induced Fission

Li, Baosheng

Stony Brook University

Thermodynamic and Mechanical Properties of SSP Materials from Simultaneous Ultrasonic and Synchrotron X-ray Studies at High Pressure and Temperature

Lister, Christopher

University of Massachusetts

A Versatile Gamma and Fast Neutron Spectrometer

Maple, M. Brian

UC - San Diego

Novel d- and f- Electron Materials Under Extreme Conditions of Pressure, Temperature and Magnetic Field

Meyers, Marc

UC - San Diego

Extreme Materials Response in Laser Shock Compression and Release

Mitchell, Gary

North Carolina State

Cross Section Level Densities and Strength Functions

Nazarewicz, Witold

University of Tennessee

Microscopic Description of the Fission Process

Niemann, Christopher


Development of first-principles experimental methods to determine the Physical Properties of Matter under Extreme Conditions

Nitsche, Heino

UC- Berkeley

Development of Methodologies for Actinide Separations and Preparation of Actinide Targets Using Polymer Assisted Deposition

Peralta, Pedro

Arizona State University

Quantification of Local Nucleation and Growth Kinetics of Spall Damage in Metallic Materials: Experiments and Modeling

Prakash, Vikas

Case Western Reserve University

Dynamic Shearing Resistance of Metals under Extreme Conditions

Ranjan, Devesh

Texas Engineering Experiment Station/ Texas A&M University

Detailed Measurements of Turbulent Rayleigh-Taylor Mixing at Large and Small Atwood Numbers

Safronova, Alla

University of Nevada at Reno

Z-pinch research on radiation, atomic and plasma physics

Scalettar, R.

UC - Davis

High-Z Metal Oxides at High Pressure: Integrated Experiment

Silvera, Isaac

Harvard University

Pressing for Metallic Hydrogen

Tornow, Werner

Duke University

Fission Product Yields of 235U, 238U, 239Pu and Neutron Induced Reactions on Specific Nuclei

Tozer, Stanley

Florida State University

Electron Interactions in Actinides and Related Systems Under Extreme Conditions

Tribble, Robert

Texas A&M University

Developing Surrogate Reaction Techniques to Determine Neutron Capture Rates

Vohra, Yogesh

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Studies on Rare Earth Metals and Alloys under Extreme Conditions in Support of the Stockpile Stewardship Program

Vorobieff, Peter

University of New Mexico

Shock-driven complex behavior of multiphase flow: dynamics of particles and droplets

Zhang, Fuxiang

University of Michigan

Order-disorder Transition and Small Molecule Incorporation in Pyrochlore Oxides at Extreme Conditions

Zhao, Yusheng


High Pressure Science and Engineering Center (HiPSEC)