A team of researchers in the Tickle College of Engineering are aiding current and future nuclear plants.
Several faculty in the department have been awarded grants from the US Department of Energy totaling $3.2 million through the $48.8 million given through the Nuclear Energy University Program (NEUP). This year, the program supports 69 university-led nuclear energy research and development projects in 27 states. The NEUP seeks to maintain US leadership in nuclear […]
UT’s Commission for Women includes a handful of leaders from the engineering community, representing faculty, students, and staff across the Tickle College of Engineering.
Three Department of Nuclear Engineering faculty members received nearly $2.4 million in research grants from the US DoE’s Nuclear Energy University Program.
Alshibli, a Haslam Scholar and Grand Challenge Scholar, pursued research in cardiac regenerative medicine at the Scottish Centre for Regenerative Medicine, tutors students and assists with science programs at Pond Gap Elementary School, and organized the Einstein Science Club at Annoor Academy.
“We are extremely happy for Richard and for this recognition of his years of innovative work,” said Wes Hines, head of the department. “His selection is validation of the contributions he has made to the field, to our department, and to our university.”
“We attract some of the best nuclear engineering students at both the undergraduate and graduate level,” Coble commented. “With our close proximity to Oak Ridge National Laboratory, TVA, and the Southern Company, we’re uniquely positioned to offer students a lot of opportunities for research and industry internships.”
Ivan Maldonado (at top right), associate professor, and Brian Wirth (at middle left), Governor’s Chair Professor, both of the Department of Nuclear Engineering, are leading a team that is looking at nuclear reaction safety and performance. Maldonado’s team will try to analyze and evaluate fuels that are more tolerant to accidents, helping with overall safety […]