Archive for Nuclear

Manit Shah's paper titled "Simulation Analysis of Scintillation in a Nal Detector" was selected as the best student paper for the Nonproliferation and Arms Control Division of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM) at their annual meeting in Atlanta, Georgia in July. Shah is a Nuclear …


Ramiro "Ram" Martinez '50 has signed an endowment agreement for the Betty Martinez Excellence Fund for Nuclear Engineering. This endowment funds scholarships benefiting students of the Department of Nuclear Engineering. "I always seemed to be in the right place at the right time, and so I am fort…


The final 2014-2015 Energy Institute Fellowships were recently announced, a selection of 10 students out of over 60 applications from 20 departments and several colleges, including the Texas A&M School of Law.  Among those 10 was Bradley Beeny of the Department of Nuclear Engineering, for his r…


Two nuclear engineering graduate students, Lane Carasik and Taylor Lane, spent a week in the nation’s capitol informing policy makers on nuclear science and engineering as part of the 2014 Nuclear Engineering Student Delegation (NESD). NESD is a student-led organization that gathers the country’s br…


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…