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2007 Hypervelocity Impact Symposium
September 23-27, 2007
Williamsburg, Virginia

The Hypervelocity Impact Symposium (HVIS) is a biennial event that is dedicated to enabling and promoting an understanding of the basic physics of high-velocity impact and related technical areas. Topics include:

  • Hypervelocity Phenomenology Studies
  • High Velocity Launchers and Diagnostics
  • Spacecraft Meteoroid/Debris Shielding and Failure Analyses
  • Spacecraft Shielding
  • Spacecraft Studies Space Debris Environment
  • Material Response (including EOS)
  • Fracture and Fragmentation
  • High Velocity Penetration Mechanics and Target Response
  • Armor/Anti Armor
  • Impact and Penetration
  • Analytical and Numerical Techniques
  • Asteroid Impact and Planetary Defense Technology
  • Penetration Mechanics of Shaped Charges and Explosively Formed Penetrators

This international event provides a forum for researchers to share and exchange a wealth of knowledge through oral and poster presentations, and commercial exhibits.

HVIS 2007, hosted by the Hypervelocity Impact Society's Board of Directors, meets September 23-27, 2007 at the Williamsburg Lodge Conference Center in Williamsburg, Virginia. The organizing committee has planned an outstanding program of technical presentations, keynote speakers, plenary lectures, evening activities, a Symposium banquet, a business luncheon, and companion program.

Conference Exhibitors:

Photo-Sonics, Inc.
Specialised Imaging
Princeton Instruments Acton
The Cooke Corporation
Thiot Ingenierie
Cordin Scientific Imaging
Spectral Dynamics ARPG

HVIS 2007 Home

Area Attractions



Travel Information




Companion Program

Boards & Committees

Distinguished Scientist

Student Program

Images courtesy of:
Colonial Williamsburg, Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Jamestown Settlement.

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