Calvin Shipbaugh Ph.D.

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Calvin Shipbaugh is a RAND physicist. His research includes: space systems, nanotechnology & biodefense, rotorcraft, and particle physics.

He was a panel member on nanotechnology applications at the Los Angeles Regional Technology Alliance (July 2003) and is a co-author currently preparing a book chapter on 'Nanotechnologies for Biodefense.' Publications include "The Potential of Nanotechnology for Molecular Manufacturing," RAND MR-615-RC, 1995 and "Thinking Small: Technologies That Can Reduce Logistics Demand", Army Logistician, Mar-Apr 2000." He has served as a committee member for dissertations: (1) RAND graduate school (Ph.D. student who is performing a high consequence/ low probability case study), and (2) Cal State Northridge (M.S. student who studied earthquake soil-structure effects). He belongs to the American Institute of Physics and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and is listed in American Men and Women of Science.


B.A. Rice; Ph.D. Illinois 1988

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