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John Jonsson BSc MSc

DPhil student

COLLEGE: Wolfson College


John Jonsson completed his BSc and MSc in physics at Imperial College London, where he focused on shock physics and high-rate deformation. For his DPhil, he is studying the microstructural origins of ultrafast yielding in crystalline solids under shock compression.

Research Interests

  • Shock physics
  • High-strain rate loading
  • Elastic precursor decay
  • Dislocation dynamics