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Apply to our graduate program

We are looking for new Ph.D. students with a background and interest in any of the many fields high pressure science intersects. Please contact us to discuss the possibilities.

Our research focuses on using extreme environments to answer key questions about Earth and planetary interiors and to provide guidance for the design of new materials for energy-related applications. Learn more...

Recent Publications

  • Evidence for photo-induced monoclinic metallic VO2 under high pressure
  • High-pressure Raman spectroscopy of phase change materials
  • Nanoscale Elemental Sensitivity Study of Nd2Fe14B Using Absorption Correlation Tomography
  • Bonding and electronic changes in rhodochrosite at high pressure
  • Pressure-induced densification in GeO2 glass: A transmission x-ray microscopy study