Son, Steven F

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Innovations

Innovation Title Categories Lead Inventor
Optical Sensitizer for Low-Energy Laser Ignition of Propellants
2021-SON-69351
  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Chemistry and Chemical Analysis
Son, Steven F
A Method for Encapsulation of Nanoparticles in Ionic Crystals
65679
  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Mechanical Engineering
Son, Steven F
Tailored Solid Rocket Propellant Combustion Using Reactive Wires
2016-SON-67250
  1. Aeronautics
  2. Mechanical Engineering
Son, Steven F
Precisely Timed, Gasless Igniters with Tunable Sensitivity
65769
  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Chemistry and Chemical Analysis
Son, Steven F
Mechanically Activated Metal Fuels for Energetic Material Applications
66112
  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Aeronautics
Son, Steven F

Details

Dr. Steven F. Son is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics and Astronautics by courtesy at Purdue University. He received his B.S. and M.S. from Brigham Young University and his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. After graduation, he accepted the J. Robert Oppenheimer Fellowship at the Los Alamos National Laboratory where he then became a Project Leader and Technical Staff Member. Dr. Son's work has been recognized with numerous awards. Most recently, he was named a Purdue University Faculty Scholar, 2010 to 2015, and received Purdue's Seed for Success Award in 2009. Dr. Son's research interests include multiphase combustion for propellants, explosives and pyrotechnics, nanoscale composite energetic materials, advanced energetic materials, and microscale combustion.

For additional information, visit Dr. Son's Purdue Mechanical Engineering website: https://engineering.purdue.edu/ME/People/ptProfile?id=29385,
his Purdue Aeronautics and Astronautics website: https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/People/Faculty/showFaculty?resource_id=29385,
or the Steven F. Son Research Group website: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~sson/Son_Webpage/Welcome.html