A study led by UT and Oak Ridge National Laboratory could soon pay dividends in the development of materials with energy-related applications.
Department of Nuclear Engineering News
UT’s study of nuclear engineering and scintillation materials got a significant boost with a research group being named a major player in a $30 million consortium sponsored by the US Department of Energy.
The Department of Nuclear Engineering welcomed Richard Wood as a full-time professor in January. Wood recently retired from Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where he held a joint appointment with UT.
The American Nuclear Society has honored alumnus and adjunct professor Hash Hashemian with one of its highest awards, selecting his team as the Robert L. Long Training Excellence winner for 2015.
In honor of Tennessee-Florida game week, the Nuclear Energy Institute has started a competition of its own to see which university’s nuclear program is tops.
Alyxandria Wszolek wrote about the role nuclear power plays in the United States.
ORAU highlighted the work of a pair of students, one current, one former.
The Department of Homeland Security recently awarded a grant to faculty from two College of Engineering departments who are collaborating to develop a portable nuclear or radiation detector that could be used without causing alarm to the public or alerting possible terror cells.
The International Journal of Nuclear Security, a peer-reviewed journal that publishes scholarly articles and research related to all aspects of nuclear security, is now available online and free to the public.
The latest national success for the Department of Nuclear Engineering came recently when the American Nuclear Society chose UT’s student chapter to receive the prestigious Samuel Glasstone Award for the best student chapter, a first for the university.