Brigham Young University. High Pressure Data Center

Established in 1968, the High Pressure Data Center operated under the direction of H. Tracy Hall until it was abolished in 1980.

Variant names

Brigham Young University. Center for High Pressure Research


Established: 1968

Abolished: 1980

Location: Provo, Utah (1968-1980)


Research regarding the behavior of elements under high pressure.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The High Pressure Data Center reported to a director, who reported to the chairman of the Department of Chemical Engineering Science.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. Dept. of Chemical Engineering Science (1968-1980)


Brigham Young University Annual Undergraduate Catalog 1970-1972 p. 167 (H. Tracy Hall, distinguished professor of Dept. of Chemical Engineering Science)

Brigham Young University: A School of Destiny, 1976: p. 670 (contributions of H. Tracy Hall; high pressure research was originally withing the College of Physical and Engineering Sciences; effects of high pressure research on the world outside of Brigham Young University)

High-Pressure Synthesis of Lanthanide/Boron and Actinide/Boron Compounds: p. 1 (variation of the name of the center)

International directory of workers in the field of high pressure research, 1968: title page (H.Tracy Hall was director in 1968)

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2001-00167

LCCN: n 79052430

Creator: UPB