Coordinated by:
Distance & Continuing Education
Missouri University of Science & Technology
216 Centennial Hall
300 W. 12th Street
Rolla, MO  65409-1560
Phone:  573-341-6222
Fax:  573-341-4992

Symposium Topics

  • Hypervelocity Phenomenology Studies
  • High-Velocity Launchers and Diagnostics
  • Spacecraft Meteoroid/Debris Shielding and Failure Analyses
  • Material Response (including EOS)
  • Fracture and Fragmentation
  • High-Velocity Penetration Mechanics and Target Response
  • Armor/Anti-Armor and Ballistic Technology
  • Analytical and Numerical Methodologies
  • Theoretical/applied mechanics relevant to hypervelocity impact

Special Session

  • Asteroid Impact and Planetary Defense Technology

Abstracts are especially sought in the topical area of Asteroid Impact and Planetary Defense Technology. A special session is being planned to include a full afternoon of papers devoted to this topic, including a plenary speaker as well as a panel discussion related to nuclear deflection/disruption options. For this special session only, abstracts will be due May 23, 2014.