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The Hanson Group

Shock tube research and optical sensors for tomorrow's energy technology.


Congratulations to Yiming Ding on a Successful Thesis Defense!

February 17, 2022

Congratulations to Yiming Ding for successfully defending his thesis titled "Laser sensing strategies in shock-heated gases for near-IR potassium line shapes and mid-IR spectra of hydrocarbons and oxygenates." The Hanson Group is proud of your achievement as you ascend to greater and greater heights!

Congratulations to Pinkowski et al. for Outstanding Paper Award

February 9, 2022

The Hanson Group is pleased to announce that the paper “Quantum-cascade-laser-based dual-comb thermometry and speciation at high temperatures” by Nico Pinkowski, Sean Cassady, Christopher Strand, and Ronald Hanson has been selected to receive Measurement Science and Technology’s Outstanding Paper Award for 2021 in the field of Optical and laser-based techniques. Congratulations to these Hanson Group members for this achievement!.

Hanson Students Attending the AIAA Scitech Conference

January 7, 2022

The Hanson Research Group was well represented at the 2022 AIAA Scitech Conference in San Diego, CA this month. Jackie Zheng, Ajay Krish, Peter Finch, Jesse Streicher, and Efaine Chang all attended to present their work supporting aeronautics and astronautics.