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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 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.

The Department of Nuclear Engineering, UT Vet School, and UT Oak Ridge Institute purchased new PET and CT imaging equipment to expand preclinical capabilities.

International engineering, construction, and project-management company Bechtel has opened its newest office in Knoxville. The Engineering Execution Center will likely provide job and collaboration opportunities for TCE students.

Dept. Head Wes Hines, Associate Professor Jamie Coble, and Assistant Professor Vlad Sobes receive support for their research from the US Department of Energy.

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

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

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