Nuclear Energy

Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences

In Memoriam: Geza L. Gyorey

The former associate professor of nuclear engineering passed away on May 28, 2020. |Short Read
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NERS researchers aim to understand the behavior of high entropy alloys under extreme conditions

The research is part of a greater project to find an optimized radiation-tolerant material.|Short Read
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Antineutrino detectors as nuclear security tools for monitoring reactors from a distance

NERS Ph.D. student Felicia Sutanto’s antineutrino detector research published in Physical Review C|Short Read
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Nuclear nonproliferation: gamma-ray vision for ports and border crossings

The low-energy nuclear reaction could see through heavy containers hiding materials that could be turned into nuclear weapons. |Short Read
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Hanbury, Noey, Steinberger, and Thiesen given DOE Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Awards

The award program strives to facilitate innovation and the creation of new ideas in nuclear-technology-relevant disciplines.|Medium Read
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College DEI grants awarded to NERS

The grants will help the department both recruit and support a diverse student population.|Short Read
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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
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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
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NERS Professor William R. Martin retires after 43 years with the department

Martin will be remembered as an outstanding mentor and colleague.|Medium Read
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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
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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