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Svingala, Forrest

Svingala, Forrest

Office of Advanced Engineering Education

Forrest received a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology in 2009, and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University in 2012. His primary research interests include shock physics, experimental techniques to characterize the initiation and detonation of explosives, and combustion of explosively dispersed fuels. In addition to his faculty duties with the UMD OAEE, Forrest is a Research Scientist with the US Navy.