Nuclear Energy

Portraits of John Foster, Carolyn Kuranz, and Ryan McBride

College DEI grants awarded to NERS

The grants will help the department both recruit and support a diverse student population.|Short Read
a man in a laboratory

NERS researchers are supporting efforts to design experiments for a Versatile Test Reactor

The multi-institution collaboration is designing experiments to test various molten salt reactor technologies. |Short Read
Portraits of Todd Allen, Carolyn Kuranz, Suzanne Baker

NERS joins Gender Champions in Nuclear Policy leadership network

Members of the network are committed to breaking down gender barriers in the nuclear field|Short Read
Portrait of William R. Martin

NERS Professor William R. Martin retires after 43 years with the department

Martin will be remembered as an outstanding mentor and colleague.|Medium Read
Portrait of Stephen Taller

Stephen Taller receives Weinberg Fellowship at ORNL

He will use the fellowship to continue his research into radiation effects in commercial nuclear materials.|Long Read
Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences

NERS promotes several faculty members and research scientists

The promotions take effect September 1, 2020|Short Read
CLASP Assoc. Prof. Carolyn Kuranz

Carolyn Kuranz appointed to the Fusion Energy Sciences Advisory Committee

The committee advises the Director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science|Short Read
Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences

NERS promotes several faculty members and research scientists

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Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences

Gary Cook (1938–2020): In Memoriam

Cook managed the Ford Nuclear Reactor for 32 years|Short Read
Portrait of Kevin Field

NERS Professor Kevin Field wins DOE Early Career Award

Field is one of only 50 U.S. professors to win this year|Short Read
student stands in front of camera

Deep Patel admitted to Tauber Institute for Global Operations

The NERS Ph.D. Candidate is driven by his passion to end the global energy crisis.|Medium Read
students and a teacher looking over a a large panel with dials and knobs in the late 1950s

Robert W. Albrecht (1935–2020): In Memoriam

The NERS graduate became a professor of nuclear and electrical engineering at the University of Washington.|Short Read