About the Authors

Victoria Zukas


Victoria E. Zukas, Product Specialist, Zoom Information, Inc., received her bachelor’s degree in Interactive Media and Game Development from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. She completed he Master of Professional Studies in Digital Media at Northeastern University. She worked as a Freelance Graphic Designer on a number of projects. Her background is mainly focused on creating 3D models for video games. Her published game, BLASTiators, can be found on the Google Play Store.

Jonas A. Zukas

Co Author

Jonas A. Zukas,  received his doctorate in engineering mechanics from the University of Arizona. He is widely known for his work in numerical modeling of the behavior of structures and materials at high rates of strain. He has co-authored and edited a number of books and conference proceedings and is the author of the monograph  Introduction to Hydrocodes  published by Elsevier. He is co-developer of the ZeuS code for the analysis of impact phenomena and was a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, a Senior Member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and a member of the American Academy of Mechanics.