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The January issue of Nuclear News, a publication by the American Nuclear Society, included four industry predictions for 2022 by UT faculty.

Associate Professor Nick Brown spoke to WVLT about Russia’s attack on the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine.

Department Head Wes Hines was recently interviewed for season 1, episode 6 of the podcast, Gone Fission Nuclear Report, hosted by Michael Butler.

Associate Professor Eric Lukosi is using scintillators to conduct experiments related to potassium to help prove the existence of dark matter.

Deborah Penchoff is the chief editor of a new book titled, Rare Earth Elements and Actinides: Progress in Computational Science Applications.

Research Assistant Professor Ondrej Chvala and doctoral student Alex Wheeler published their research on adding spent nuclear fuel to fuel salt in a molten salt reactor.

UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair for Nuclear Materials Steven Zinkle is the recipient of The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS) Leadership Award.

The Department of Nuclear Engineering visited Vine Middle Magnet School’s 2021 College and Career Fair.

Associate Professor Nick Brown spoke to Engineering about advancements in an accident-tolerant fuel called TRISO.

Wes Hines has agreed to serve another term as head of the department, which has continuously ranked among the top programs in the nation.