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Close Wins Early Career Award from Department of Energy
May 7, 2013
Assistant Professor will study the behaviors of plasmas created when tiny meteoroids and space debris are vaporized in hypervelocity collisions with spacecraft.
Christensen Wins Timoshenko Award from ASME
May 4, 2013
Expert in mechanics of materials recognized for lifetime contributions to the field.
After another near miss, Stanford professor wants to find asteroids that threaten Earth
March 12, 2013
Several large asteroids have zipped dangerously close to Earth in the past month. Scott Hubbard is part of a team that plans to track down future threats.
Closing in on a Mystery that Impedes Space Exploration
February 20, 2013
The large meteoroid that struck Russia is just one of the factors in space that cause satellites to fail. Sigrid Close is proving that the effects of "space dust" are a more likely cause.
Eight Stanford Engineering Faculty Elected to National Academy of Engineering
February 7, 2013
Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions an engineer can receive.
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