Best Paper Award

Best Paper Award

The Best Paper Award is given to an individual(s) whose paper, presented at a Hypervelocity Impact Symposium and published in the proceedings, is ranked best.

The criteria for selection includes:

  • ・Originality
  • ・Difficulty of research
  • ・Importance of research
  • ・Excellence of the written paper

The recipient(s) for the Best Paper Award is announced at the upcoming Symposium. The award consists of a plaque and a monetary remuneration.

Best Paper Award Recipients


D. L. Orphal and R. R. Franzen

Penetration Mechanics and Performance of Continuous and Segmented Rods Against Confined Glass and Ceramic Targets

A. J. Piekutowski

A Simple Model for the Formation of Debris Clouds


C. E. Anderson, Jr., D. L. Littlefield, and J. D. Walker

Long-Rod Penetration, Target Resistance, and Hypervelocity Impact

D. A. Crawford and P. H. Schultz

The Production and Evolution of Impact Generated Magnetic Fields


D. A. Crawford, M. B. Boslough, T. G. Trucano, and A. C. Robinson

The Impact of Periodic Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 on Jupiter


D. E. Grady and M. E. Kipp

Fragmentation Properties of Metals


M. D. Furnish, L. C. Chhabildas, and W. D. Reinhart

Time-Resolved Particle Velocity Measurements at Impact Velocities of 10 km/s


J. M. Dahl and P. H. Schultz

The Impact of Periodic Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 on Jupiter


T. J. Vogler, T. F. Thornhill, W. D. Reinhart, L. C. Chhabildas, D. E. Grady, L. T. Wilson, O. A. Hurricane, and A. Sunwoo

Fragmentation of Materials in Expanding Tube Experiments


R. A. Clegg, D. M. White, W. Riedel, and W. Harwick

Hypervelocity Impact Damage Prediction in Composites: Part I—Material Model and Characterization


C. S. Alexander, L. C. Chhabildas, W. D. Reinhart, and D. W. Templeton

Changes to the Shock Response of Fused Quartz Due to Glass Modification


G. A. Shvestsov, A. D. Matrosov, S. V. Fedorov, A. V. Babkin, and S. V. Ladov

Effect of External Magnetic Fields on Shaped-Charge Operation


W.C. Uhlig and C.R. Hummer

In-flight Conductivity and Temperature Measurements of Hypervelocity Projectiles

J.D. Walker, S. Chocron, D.D. Durda, D.J. Grosch, N. Movshovitz, D.C. Richardson, and E. Asphaug

Scale-Size Effect in Momentum Enhancement


D. A. Crawford

Computational Modeling of Electrostatic Charge and Fields Produced by Hypervelocity Impact


E. Watson, M. Gulde, and S. Hiermaier

Fragment Tracking in Hypervelocity Impact Experiments


D.A. Crawford

Simulations of Magnetic Fields Produced by Asteroid Impact: Possible Implications for Planetary Paleomagnetism


A.J. Piekutowski and K.L. Poorman

Meeting the Challenges of Hypervelocity Impact Testing at 10 km/s