Energetic Materials

Explosives engineering faculty members conduct research related to energetic materials, including explosives hazards and effective manufacture, transport, use and storage of explosives using experimental testing and numerical simulation. This research includes traumatic brain injury, rock blasting, structural response to blasts, effects of explosively formed projectiles (EFPs), shock physics and many other research areas.

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Dr. Catherine Johnson

Associate Professor

Research Interests

Environmental Considerations of Blasting, Fragmentation Prediction, Biological Effects of Shock Exposure, Explosibility of Dusts

 

Dr. Kyle Perry

Associate Professor

Research Interests

Explosion protection, Mine Blasting Effects, Dust Explosions, Ground Control