Associate Professor Nicholas Brown published a review of past engineering demonstration reactors, which could be important for future advanced reactors, in Energy.
A team of faculty and graduate students applied a multi-objective genetic algorithm to the design of the Fast Neutron Source for spectrum matching and flux maximization.
The Department of Nuclear Engineering received a grant of $450,000 from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for faculty development.
Devon Drey, Robby Kile, and Ed Duchnowski are among the latest winners of the Innovations in Nuclear Technology Research and Development Awards.
Associate Professor Maik Lang and colleagues researched the radiation response of two dysprosium titanate oxides across different length scales.
Recent doctoral graduate Shawn Zamperini’s research observing impurity transport in the edge of core plasma landed him a position with DIII-D National Fusion Facility.
Assistant Professor Ondrej Chvala led research of a dynamic model of xenon gas behavior in MSRs, which was published in the Annals of Nuclear Energy.
Professor Jason Hayward received a grant from the DOE for his research addressing the engineering challenges required to accurately handle high neutron count rates for next generation reflectometers.
Doctoral student Alex Wheeler led research to create a new dynamic model for the underexplored topic of safeguarding Molten Salt Reactors.
Professor and UCOR Fellow Jason Hayward and EECS Gonzalez Family Professor Hairong Qi recently completed a five-year project funded by DHS to develop a portable nuclear or radiation detector.
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