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Professor Guillermo Ivan Maldonado has been promoted to Fellow by the American Nuclear Society, an honor that recognizes advancements of nuclear science.

The University of Tennessee will establish a new program for non-nuclear engineers to obtain a minor in nuclear engineering through funding from Tennessee’s Nuclear Energy Fund.

Governor’s Chair Professor Brian Wirth chaired a FESAC facilities construction subcommittee tasked with evaluating facilities needed by the Office of Fusion Energy Sciences.

The Nuclear Engineering Department is involved in a partnership among UT, UT Health Science Center, and ORNL to improve outcomes for cancer patients.

UT and nuclear technology company Kairos Power are developing a simulator-based nuclear operator training facility for UT students and Kairos employees.

Alan Icenhour and Loong Yong are the newest members of the Department of Nuclear Engineering’s Hall of Fame. They were inducted in April 2024.

Associate Professor David Donovan took a faculty development leave. During his time away, he visited the DIII-D National Fusion Facility in San Diego.

Governor’s Chair Professor Brian Wirth has been selected as the new head of the Department of Nuclear Engineering. Wirth replaces Wes Hines, who is retiring from the university after 29 years.

Associate Professor Livia Casali and two of her PhD students were involved in a global collaboration that could prove “revolutionary” in the field of nuclear fusion.

Zinkle Fellow and Assistant Professor Livia Casali has been selected as one of only five representatives from the United States to participate in the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor research plan.