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Written by David Goddard. Photos by Randall Brown and Lance Drouet. Years of planning recently paid off for UT’s Department […]

The Department of Homeland Security has granted SMRC director Charles Melcher $2.25 million to develop new semiconductors for use in nuclear security programs.

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’s Zinkle Fellow and Assistant Professor Livia Casali co-hosted a conference focused on ITER and fusion-related coding and modelling.

UT nuclear engineering faculty members Livia Casali and David Donovan spoke to the media about a major breakthrough in fusion.

UT nuclear engineering professor and Governor’s Chair Steve Zinkle has been awarded the Seaborg Medal by the American Nuclear Society.

Lawrance Townsend, Chancellor’s Professor Emeritus, recently received the Rockwell Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Nuclear Society.

Ivis Chaple, assistant professor of nuclear engineering, came to Rocky Top this past August and is already adding to the dynamic range of study and approaches in the department.

NE student Erika Moss helped program a reactor model, published in Annals of Nuclear Energy, that uses thorium and nuclear waste as fuel.