Sept. 19, 2023
Sept. 19, 2023
On Sept. 5, apparatus installation began. This process was coordinated with CORE Construction, Enprotech, Bragg, Sumotomo, and ASU.
FORCE Research Scientist Kara Brugman part of ASU-led team awarded $5.7M NASA grant
An interdisciplinary team of scientists led by Arizona State University has received a $5.7 million award from NASA’s Nexus for Exoplanet System Science (NExSS) program to to predict the range of rocky exoplanet compositions and provide expertise on the design and operation of space telescopes designed to look for life on exoplanets.
FORCE Co-I Dan Shim’s research group featured in the Washington Post
The U.S. is about to open a new window into Earth’s mysterious insides “Crushing and blasting rocks in the lab helps scientists re-create the high-pressure, scorching-hot conditions of unreachably deep portions of planets”
The 2nd FORCE Winter Workshop will be held January 3–4, 2024
The Workshop will be held at Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ, USA. For program information and to indicate your interest, please fill out the form below by August 9. We need an estimate of likely attendance to choose appropriate venues and assess realistic registration costs and the possibility of student travel grant opportunities.
Alex Navrotsky to be honored at conferences throughout the year
Alex Navrotsky, director of the Navrotsky Eyring Center for Materials of the Universe, will be honored at conferences in three countries this year in recognition of her accomplishments and her 80th birthday.
In this issue:
- About FORCE
- Groundbreaking ceremony
- Ichiban passes final testing
- More news
- Seminar 5/19: Yingwei Fei
FORCE’s first workshop brought together high pressure scientists from around the world
On January 4, 2023, FORCE held its first Workshop, entitled “ASU Winter Workshop on Recent Developments in High Pressure Research”.
The ‘FORCE’ is with ASU, thanks to a $13.7M NSF grant
NSF has just announced the award of $13.7 million to ASU to build a one-of-a-kind high-pressure research facility, Facility for Open Research in a Compressed Environment (FORCE).
FORCE Co-I Alexandra Navrotsky named Regents Professor
“Her pioneering work and expertise in the fields of thermochemistry of minerals and solid-state matter push the boundaries of knowledge in materials while training the next generation of scientists in this field,” says Kenro Kusumi, Dean of Natural Sciences in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
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