Archive for Nuclear

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 engineer…


Texas A&M University predoctoral research fellow Gleb Kuzmin and scientists at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) are conducting research to understand the negative effects proton therapy cancer treatments can have on normal human tissue. They are seeking to find not only the best way to ac…


Faculty and staff from the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station's Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute (NSSPI) at Texas A&M University organized the second Nuclear Facilities Experience (NFE) for American students and young professionals through a grant from the National Nucle…


Eda Aydogan, Ph.D. student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, received the 2015 Distinguished Student Award from Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). She is currently a graduate student intern at LANL and will pursue her Ph.D. research at LANL until…


Students both across the nation and abroad were given the opportunity to participate in ongoing research with the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University through the Dwight Look College of Engineering’s Undergraduate Summer Research Grant program.  The program selects stude…


New research done by Texas A&M University nuclear engineering Ph.D. student Ryan Clanton has found a way to turn one of the most common progenitors of disease, microbes, into an ally in the fight against cancer. Clanton’s research focuses on using certain microbes as radio-protectants of norma…


Texas A&M Engineering was ranked as one of the top 10 engineering programs worldwide by the Academic Ranking of World Universities compiled by Shanghai Jiao Tong University. “Global rankings such as this are important because they put an international spotlight on the excellence of our faculty …


Six members of the Women in Nuclear chapter at Texas A&M University were recently selected to attend the annual Women In Nuclear (WIN) National Conference on a travel scholarship. It is the highest number of scholarship winners for the conference in the chapter’s history. “The basis of the co…


The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute (NSSPI) hosted the first part of the 2015 Nuclear Security Training Series (NSTS) for Indian university faculty and students at Texas A&M University June 20-30. The NSTS is sponsored by the U.…


“During my 87 years, I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think.”-- Bernard Mannes Baruch (1870-1965) Head of the U.S. delegation to the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission…


Halliburton has given a gift of $5 million to the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University to establish the Halliburton Engineering Global Program, which will provide students with international experiences so that they are better prepared to work and succeed in a changing glob…


Ray Rothrock ’77 has been named a Tau Beta Pi Distinguished Alumnus for 2015. Rothrock, who graduated from Texas A&M University with a bachelor’s degree in nuclear engineering, will be presented the award at the engineering honor society’s convention in October in Providence, Rhode Island. The …


The Lori Cardenas Memorial Scholarship has been established to honor the memory of the longtime employee of Texas A&M University. Cardenas, who began working for the university in 1989, passed away March 31, 2015. The majority of Cardenas’ career was spent in what is now the Engineering Academ…


Vishal Patel, a graduate student researcher in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, and other experts from the U.S. Department of Energy’s national laboratories gathered via webinar to answer questions about the forms of energy used in the "Star Wars" universe. P…


Texas A&M University has announced the formation of the Texas A&M-Chevron Engineering Academies at four two-year colleges across the state of Texas. This innovative co-enrollment partnership was developed to address the state’s growing need for engineers. Houston Community College in Houston…