Wes Hines, head of the Department of Nuclear Engineering, has been elected Fellow of the American Nuclear Society.
Department of Nuclear Engineering News
The nuclear engineering department at UT built on a series of successes recently by bringing home eight top awards at a conference hosted by the American Nuclear Society at Texas A&M University.
A UT professor who is one of the foremost experts on nuclear energy has received a top award from the Southeastern Conference.
The adverse effects of radiation on nuclear fuel could soon be better controlled thanks to research involving UT’s College of Engineering.
Professors from the UT College of Engineering are part of three separate nuclear safety research projects that collectively have been awarded $2.6 million.
Researchers in UT’s College of Engineering have been tied to advancements in safety and detection surrounding nuclear-related issues since the dawn of the atomic age.
An international research team led by assistant professor Haixuan Xu has received a US Department of Energy grant to help with work involving a key component of nuclear reactors.
Hash Hashemian, an adjunct professor of nuclear engineering, has been named a fellow of the American Nuclear Society, one of the highest honors in his field.
The College of Engineering’s strong connection to the research, development, and governmental activities of the various facilities in the Oak Ridge area was on display again this week, as officials from UCOR presented Dean Wayne Davis the latest installment in a $250,000, five-year commitment to the college.
Several members of the College of Engineering’s Department of Nuclear Engineering recently took home awards at the American Nuclear Society’s annual meeting in Reno, Nevada, with Professor Lawrence Townsend receiving a particularly high honor.