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Category Archives: Alumni

Anagha Iyengar, a former student of Jason Hayward, has received a 2023 Early Career Award from the INMM for her work in nuclear security and nonproliferation.

Nuclear engineering graduates Alicia Swift and Fan Zhang were recognized in the 2023 “Volunteer 40 Under 40” ceremony.

Wes Hines hosted the first panel in a new speaker series intended to increase the number of African American nuclear engineering graduates in the United States.

UT graduate researcher Elizabeth Martinez was selected for the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship Programme by the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Alumna Nikki Maginn has created a career for herself in the nuclear industry as director of engineering operations at a nuclear power plant developer.

The department recently inducted three new members into its Hall of Fame and celebrated two who were selected in 2020 but were COVID-delayed.

After a successful experience at UT, alumna Fan Zhang (’19) joined Georgia Tech as an assistant professor in July 2021.

Alumnus Micah Folsom won the Best National Laboratory Collaboration award at the Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation Research and Development University Program Review.

Jamie Porter (BS/NE ’08; MS/NE ’09; PhD/NE ’12) was the first African American woman to graduate from the Department of Nuclear Engineering.