Dr Richard L Weaver


Department of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

4115 Engineering Sciences Building
United States
PH: 1 (217) 333-3656
Email: [email protected]


Professor Richard Weaver received an A.B. degree in physics from Washington University in St Louis in 1971 and a Ph.D in astrophysics from Cornell University in 1977.  He came to Illinois in 1981 after a research associateship in theoretical elastic wave propagation and ultrasonics at Cornell.   He was elected a fellow of the Acoustical Society of America in 1996 and received the HetĂ©nyi Award from the Society for Experimental Mechanics in 2004.  He is associate editor of the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.  Formerly a professor in the Department of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics at Illinois, he joined the Department of Physics in 2006.

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