Archive for Nuclear

President Barack Obama recently announced that Dr. Kenneth L. Peddicord was one of four individuals nominated to serve as a member of the Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board. Peddicord, who is the director of the Nuclear Power Institute and a professor in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at T…


The Gulf Nuclear Energy Infrastructure Institute (GNEII) at Khalifa University's Abu Dhabi campus commemorated the conclusion of the fourth year of the program with a two-day symposium on nuclear safety, security, and safeguards May 18-19. The event concluded with a graduation ceremony for this year…


Project members (left to right): Mark McGinley, James Guzek, Junjing Zhang, Dr. Ding Zhu, Timothy Jansen, Paola Perez, Kathryn Briggs, and Dr. Dan Hill. Members not shown: Anton Kamenov (graduated) and Dante Guerra. In 2012, RPSEA, the Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America, funded a p…


Dr. Marvin Adams, HTRI Professor of Nuclear Engineering and Director of the Institute for National Security Education and Research at Texas A&M University, accepted membership to the Committee on International Security and Arms Control (CISAC). The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) formed CISA…


On Thursday, May 8, Richard Vega, former undergraduate and soon-to-be graduate student of nuclear engineering, received Outstanding Thesis Award for the Undergraduate Research Scholars program as representation of the best undergraduate research thesis in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math at…


The department would like to congratulate the 2014-2015 American Nuclear Society (ANS) scholarship and fellowship recipients.  Robert Pinkston, Angelo Biseti Memorial Scholarship Award William Sames, Walter Meyer Memorial Scholarship Award Ryan Kelly, Allan F. Henry/Paul A. Greebler Memorial Sc…


On Monday, April 14, the Department of Nuclear Engineering held its annual Awards and Recognition banquet in the Memorial Student Center. The primary purpose of this event is to highlight achievements of students, faculty and staff, and former students.  Over 75 attended, including former student…


Drs. William Marlow and Leslie Braby retire from the Department of Nuclear Engineering. A retirement reception will be held on Friday, May 2 at 4 pm on the third floor of the Zachry Engineering Center.  Dr. Marlow has 29 years of service, and has been the undergraduate student advisor for 13 years.…


Fifteen students from the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University were named recipients of the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) scholarship. The students were honored during a reception on April 11. NACME aims to increase the proportion of African…


Approximately 600 students will participate in one of the largest nation-wide events of its kind — the second-annual Texas A&M University Engineering Project Showcase — on April 25 from noon to 4 p.m. in Reed Arena. The event, presented by Engineering Academic and Student Affairs, is free and o…


From January 15 through February 16, 2014, nuclear engineering Ph.D. student Mathew Swinney presented a series of 27 lectures on nuclear safeguards and security to a group of 11 first-year master's degree students at Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU) in India. The program is primarily sup…


The Texas A&M Nuclear Engineering department proposal was chosen to host the 2015 ANS Student Conference. The decision was announced at the most recent student conference at Pennsylvania State University. Anywhere from 550-650 students and professionals attend these conferences each year. Very s…


U.S. News & World Report ranks Texas A&M Nuclear Engineering at No. 2 among public institutions, and No. 3 overall, nationally. The Dwight Look College of Engineering ranked No. 7 among public institutions and No. 11 overall. U.S. News analyzed more than 1,300 graduate programs for this year's rankings.


Six students, along with Dr. Yassin Hassan, Dr. William Charlton, and Dr. Richard MacNamee of the Bush School, attended the International Symposium and Seminar on Global Nuclear Human Resource Development for Safety, Security and Safeguards in Japan from Feb. 25 - March 7.