2 Feb 2017

Other Dynamic Compression Summer School Dynamic Compression Sector, Argonne National Laboratory

Institute for Shock Physics at WSU – Posted by ISP Lemont, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Understanding Materials at Extreme Conditions

The Dynamic Compression Summer School has been established to provide an overview of dynamic compression science appropriate for undergraduate students (juniors and seniors). The four-days of lectures, discussion, and a tour will introduce students to the scientific fundamentals, broad scientific applications, and career opportunities within this vital, diverse and challenging field.

The program includes an introduction to the many opportunities related to the study of material response under extreme conditions.

The summer school aims to strengthen ongoing interest and to enhance the long-term intellectual vitality of dynamic compression research. We encourage exceptional applicants with a desire to pursue a career or advanced degree, and who would contribute to the development, implementation and deployment of such technologies in practice.

For more information on the summer school financial support, itinerary and presenters please use the link below.


How to Apply

This opportunity is for incoming juniors or seniors who are currently registered at a four year college/university and who are considering further studies in the fields of physics, chemistry, mechanical engineering, materials science, or related field.  In addition, students must be U.S. citizens or have U.S. permanent residency status. Assistance for travel to and from Chicago, Il (up to $500).

For more information, application documents and deadline please use the link below.


Job Categories: Materials Science, Other, and Physical Chemistry. Job Types: Other. Job Tags: Condensed Matter, Geoscience, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanics, physics, Planetary Science, and shock physics.

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