Archive for ANS

Youth from the Boys Scouts of America (BSA) are used to exploring the wilds of nature and going on adventures, but the Texas A&M University student section of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) is helping them discover a whole new kind of adventure with the nuclear science merit badge workshop. …


Students from the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University took second place in the 2016 American Nuclear Society (ANS) National Design Competition during the 2016 American Nuclear Society Winter Meeting and Nuclear Technology Expo in Las Vegas. The four-person team collaborated…


Students, faculty and staff from the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University attended the 2016 American Nuclear Society (ANS) Winter Meeting and Nuclear Technology Expo in Las Vegas. The theme of this year’s winter conference was the application of nuclear science and technolog…


The Texas A&M University chapter of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) visited the South Texas Project (STP) Electric Generating Station in Bay City, Texas, while the station began a refueling outage for one of its operating units. The students received a tour of the station’s facilities and a u…


Students and faculty from the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University recently attended the 2016 American Nuclear Society (ANS) annual meeting in New Orleans. The meeting focused on topics supporting nuclear power’s continued status as the leading supply of clean, carbon-free e…


More than a dozen nuclear engineering students from Texas A&M University presented at the 2016 American Nuclear Society (ANS) Student Conference in Madison, Wisconsin. Doctoral student Lane Carasik received the designation of best presentation in the graduate category for the thermal hydraulics …


The Texas A&M University chapter of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) recently hosted a nuclear science merit badge workshop for local area troops of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). Faculty from the Department of Nuclear Engineering, in conjunction with ANS volunteers, helped the scouts wor…


A team of undergraduate students from the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University was selected as the winners of the 2015 American Nuclear Society Design Competition, a national competition that allows students to identify and solve a specific need within the nuclear engineeri…


Texas A&M University chapter of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) elected a new officer cabinet for the 2015-2016 school year and recently sent five student representatives to the June ANS Conference. The goal of ANS is to provide public information to those outside of the nuclear engineering c…


Nuclear engineering graduate students Ryan Kelly and Richard Vega have received scholarships from the American Nuclear Society for the 2015-2016 academic year. Kelly is the recipient of a general graduate scholarship and Vega is the recipient of the Alan F. Henry/ Paul A. Greebler Memorial Schola…


With two years of intense planning and dedication, the 2015 ANS student conference was successfully executed April 9-11. The conference theme was “Powering Tomorrow Together,” and aimed to highlight the growing globalization of the nuclear and health physics industries. The conference provided atten…


The Department of Nuclear Engineering would like to congratulate the following students on their recent scholarship awards from the American Nuclear Society.  Chloe Scroggins, the 2013/2014 ANS Incoming Freshman Scholarship award Mallory Carson, the ANS Undergraduate Scholarship award Ryan Kell…