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Randy Curry Logan Distinguished Professor


Randy D. Curry is the Logan Distinguished Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Missouri as well as director of the Center for Physical and Power Electronics. Curry worked for more than 11 years in industry as an engineer and physicist. He has actively worked in water disinfection using electron beams, pulsed electric fields and ultraviolet light. Curry recently completed a contract for research into compact power supplies for pulse power geometries, and he is currently researching high-power liquid dielectric switches for directed energy applications.

Technical Focus

  • Pulsed power / high power electronics
  • Ionizing and non-ionizing radiation
  • Plasmas


  • PhD from the University of St. Andrews
  • MS and BS from Texas Tech University