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Clifford Lissenden


Engineering Science and Mechanics

Office: 411D Earth and Engineering Sciences Building


Phone: 814-863-5754

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General area of nondestructive characterization of materials using ultrasonic guided waves applicable to metals, composites, concrete, rock, and bone. I am interested in nondestructive testing and inspection, structural health monitoring, process monitoring, and cloaking structures from earthquakes.



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212 Earth and Engineering Sciences Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-4523