Archive for Nuclear

Last week, 16 graduate and four undergraduate students participated in the commencement ceremonies on August 16 at 2 p.m. The department would like to congratulate those graduates on their immense achievement.


A proposal for a center of excellence at Texas A&M has been chosen for funding by the NNSA under PSAAP-II, which will be funded at $8 million during the next five years. CERT will focus on the development of computational techniques for efficiently simulating thermal radiation propagation using exascale computers.


Carol and Ross Frazer of College Station, Texas, have endowed a scholarship for nuclear engineering undergraduates at Texas A&M University. Their gift will establish the Carol Fox Frazer ’77 and G. Ross Frazer ’77 Scholarship. Matching funds from Ray Rothrock of Portola Valley, Calif., will inc…


The Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute (NSSPI) at Texas A&M University recently conducted the 2013 Nuclear Facilities Experience (NFE) in Japan. The event was coordinated with the Integrated Support Center for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Nuclear Security (ISCN) of the Japan Atomic E…


The formation of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University has been approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, announced Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering.  The new department will be jointly operated by the College…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University will honor seven alumni April 4 at the Miramont Country Club in Bryan, Texas. Receiving the Outstanding Alumni Honor Award will be Thomas E. Ferguson ’78, former president of Flow Solutions Group; Col. Mike Fossum ’80, a NASA astron…


The Nuclear Power Institute (NPI) at Texas A&M University, along with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), is hosting a three-week Nuclear Energy Management School (NEMS) for young professionals working in nuclear energy and related fields.


Texas A&M Engineering's graduate program ranked 11th overall  and sixth among public institutions in the latest U.S. News & World Report survey, "America's Best Graduate Schools 2014." The ranking is one place higher than in 2012, when the college ranked 12th overall. Individual programs…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Yassin Hassan holder of the Sallie and Don Davis '61 Professorship. Hassan is head of the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M. Before joining Texas A&M in September 1986, he worked for seven years …


On Wednesday, February 27, a briefing was given to the members of the Nuclear Energy Institute on Capitol Hill. Yassin Hassan, head of the nuclear engineering department at Texas A&M, was invited to give testimony during the briefing, which focused on "the university departments as a center of …


Jennifer Erchinger, a master's student in the Department of Nuclear Engineering, attended the 2nd International Seminar on Global Nuclear Human Resource Development for Safety, Security and Safeguards  Feb. 18-26 in Tokyo. Erchinger will earn her Master of Science in health physics in May 2013. Her …


The lobby of the Zachry Engineering Center was flooded with newly admitted incoming freshmen, high school juniors getting ready to apply next summer and K-12 prospective students and their families Feb. 16 at Aggieland Saturday. Approximately 1,500 students visited the Dwight Look College of E…


Dr. Yassin Hassan has been appointed head of the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University. Hassan has served as interim department head since January 2012. Before joining Texas A&M in September 1986, he worked for seven years at the Nuclear Power Division of the Babcock &…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, recently announced the recipients for the 2012-13 College of Engineering Teaching, Service and Contribution Awards. Four individuals received the Teaching Awards, three received the Service Awards and two received Contribution Awards.…


Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp today announced plans for Texas A&M University to grow engineering enrollment to 25,000 students by 2025.