Though recent suicide bombings in Volgograd may be an attempt to create fear in the run-up to the Sochi Olympics
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Lorna Greening, an independent economic consultant and researcher based in Chattanooga, has been named a fellow in energy and environmental policy at the Baker Center. Greening has more than thirty years of experience in the energy industry, including consulting, research, academia, the public utility industry, and the petroleum industry as an exploration geologist.
Howard Hall, the director of the campus’s Radiochemistry Center for Excellence, spoke with 91.9FM WUOT’s Chrissie Keuper about the importance of the field to national security. The interview appears on the station’s The Method which is a series that explores the intersection of science and society.
UT’s new Radiochemistry Center of Excellence was featured in Oak Ridge Today. The center is being established through a $1.2
The Institute of Nuclear Security hosted an International Academic Nuclear Security Roundtable this month. International academic experts from six countries discussed the efforts that their countries are undertaking to promote nuclear security in a number of essential areas. The event was a unique opportunity to engage with nine international academic leaders who are developing or cultivating the next generation nuclear security leaders globally.
What if a nuclear bomb were detonated in one of America’s most populated cities? Just as at a crime scene, the officials need to find the culprit. Currently, the process of analyzing weapons debris to understand the performance or design of the device is painstakingly slow. But new research to be conducted at UT seeks to improve radiochemistry and nuclear forensics to enhance global security.
UT professors spoke to various media outlets about the Boston Marathon bombings and suspects. Natalia Pervukhin, professor in modern foreign
The Knoxville News Sentinel featured the annual report of UT’s Institute for Nuclear Security, which is headed by Howard Hall, a Governor’s Chair position at UT and ORNL.
Howard Hall, UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair for nuclear security, and several South Korean students studying at UT were interviewed by the
WBIR-TV highlighted UT’s Institute for Nuclear Security in light of North Korea testing its third nuclear bomb. Governor’s Chair for Nuclear Security Howard Hall leads the institute and said the field desperately needs more young people to replace an aging generation of nuclear experts.