JANUARY 30, 2020 — Chris Combs, the Dee Howard Endowed Assistant Professor in UTSA’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, is one of 40 young researchers who will receive a grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research’s Young Investigator Research Program. The three-year grant, totaling $450,000, will support Combs as he investigates the effects of hypersonic shock waves
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