The Hanson Research Group has been actively involved in research at the High Temperature Gasdynamics Laboratory at Stanford University for over 40 years, resulting in over 95 Ph.Ds being awarded. The group has published over 1000 technical papers, contributing to advances in shock wave physics and chemistry, laser spectroscopy, advanced optical diagnostics and sensors, chemical kinetics, combustion science and advanced propulsion.
Teaching and research activities are supervised by Professor Ron Hanson, assisted by senior research scientists Dr. David Davidson and Dr. Jay Jeffries. Typically, 20 or more graduate students and visiting scientists are actively working on research projects.
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Last updated September 2015.