Archive for Nuclear

Clifford Hart, a graduate student enrolled in the nuclear engineering Master of Science program at Texas A&M, was recently awarded the Roy G. Post scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year. With this $2,500 scholarship, Hart will also be given a paid trip to attend the annual Waste Management …


The Dwight Look College of Engineering will participate in Texas A&M University’s annual premiere recruiting event, Aggieland Saturday, on Feb. 15 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The open house will include resource tables from each of the undergraduate programs in the Look College for prospective stude…


The Department of Nuclear Engineering would like to congratulate all Fall 2013 graduates!  On December 13, 2013, eight graduate and 14 undergraduate students participated in the commencement ceremonies. The department would like to congratulate the following graduates on their immense achievement…


On January 30, 1959, the Nuclear Science Center (NSC) was commissioned, under the capable direction of Dr. Robert G. Cochran, department head and director of the NSC.


Texas A&M nuclear engineering graduate students in the computational group came together January 9-10 in the second annual "Code-A-Thon." Over the course of two 12-hour days, a dozen students worked collaboratively to create a Multi-material Eulerian Hydrodynamics code from scratch. They were …


The Student Engineers’ Council (SEC) at Texas A&M University is hosting its 2014 Spring Career Fair on Tuesday (Jan. 28) at Reed Arena. The fair, which runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., is the premier recruiting event for the Dwight Look College of Engineering. The career fair is planned, organized, …


Faculty and students from Gadjah Mada University (GMU) in Yogyakarta, Indonesia spent a week at NSSPI in November to discuss nuclear security education and experience the NSSPI curriculum firsthand.


Jack V. Walker, Ph.D. of Albuquerque, N.M. passed away Friday, September 20, 2013, after a three-year battle with cancer. He was a much loved husband, father, grandfather and uncle. His college years were spent at Texas A&M where he was a proud member of the Corp of Cadets.


Thirteen faculty members in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University have been recognized by the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) as TEES Fellows. The TEES Fellow designation recognizes established faculty members with a history of continuous performance…


Pictured left to right: Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, with Jean-Louis Briaud, Teresa Wright, Linda Huff and Robert Nevels. Faculty and staff in the Dwight Look College of Engineering and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) were recognized Dec…


(Photo of students in the Department of Nuclear Engineering test a livestock radiation portal monitor they developed with collaborators from the animal science department.) As we sit down to our Thanksgiving dinners next week, we probably won't be thinking about radiation. While most of us do no…


The inaugural SVB Elevator Pitch Competition debuted in Rudder Theater on Oct. 25, 2013. Out of 32 student-owned startups launching from Startup Aggieland and professionally coached for the competition, eight startups were selected to pitch on stage. Student entrepreneurs competed for a SVB-sponsore…


Texas A&M University, the Center for Large-Scale Scientific Simulations (CLASS), and the Institute for Scientific Computing (ISC) hosted a 3-day workshop on the Multiphysics Object-Oriented Simulation Environment (MOOSE). Derek Gaston, chief architect of MOOSE, taugh the workshop. Graduate stu…


Dr. Rita Bowser of Westinghouse Electric Company was hosted by the Department of Nuclear Engineering Oct. 28-30 as part of the Texas A&M ADVANCE Speaker Series. During her visit, she gave three seminars. The first was hosted by the Texas A&M Women in Nuclear chapter on Monday, Oct. 28. The…


In response to National Nuclear Science Week, two students, Lily Raabe and Kristina Yancey, of the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M wrote the following, in hopes to share knowledge not commonly known to the general public about nuclear technology in our lives. Electricity has many…