Research being conducted in the Tickle College of Engineering seeks to anticipate and answer questions about nuclear security and possible threats.
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Nuclear engineering students Chris Andrews, Don Miller, and Adam Stratz have been selected for the National Nuclear Security Administration’s Graduate Fellowship Program, which provides full-time funding for the students while they work in NNSA offices around the country.
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.
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.
Wes Hines, head of the Department of Nuclear Engineering, has been elected Fellow of the American Nuclear Society.
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.