Archive for Nuclear

Logan Harbour, a senior in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, gave a presentation on the student exchange program between Texas A&M’s nuclear engineering department and the College of Nuclear Science and Technology at Harbin Engineering University, China, during t…


Texas A&M University chapter of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) elected a new officer cabinet for the 2015-2016 school year and recently sent five student representatives to the June ANS Conference. The goal of ANS is to provide public information to those outside of the nuclear engineering c…


Nuclear engineering graduate students Ryan Kelly and Richard Vega have received scholarships from the American Nuclear Society for the 2015-2016 academic year. Kelly is the recipient of a general graduate scholarship and Vega is the recipient of the Alan F. Henry/ Paul A. Greebler Memorial Schola…


Students from the Texas A&M University Department of Nuclear Engineering and Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) participated in the 4th annual domestic Nuclear Facilities Experience (NFE) May 17- 23. This was the first year that the NFE included students from another Texas A&M Universit…


Dr. Lin Shao, an associate professor in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded $1.2 million in funding by the U.S. Department of Energy as a part of an initiative to promote projects with potential in the fields of nuclear energy research and infrastructu…


The Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University began its new student conference orientations for those considering a specialization in nuclear engineering. The department sessions allow students a general overview of the program environment and other opportunities available to t…


Nuclear engineering faculty members from the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janiero (UFRJ) in Brazil visited the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station's (TEES) Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute (NSSPI) to learn about the nuclear security courses being taught at both the undergra…


Aggie engineering innovation was the theme of the day at the third annual Texas A&M Engineering Project Showcase, hosted by the Dwight Look College of Engineering. Students gathered May 1 in Reed Arena to demonstrate and display their projects, which highlighted how engineers can create solution…


Leadership is one of the core values of Texas A&M University and instilling the value in students is accomplished in various ways. The Dwight Look College of Engineering and Zachry Group are teaming together to give engineering students a notable opportunity to further develop their leadership …


Students and faculty from Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) visited the Texas A&M University Nuclear Science Center (NSC) and participated in a field detection exercise at the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service Disaster City facility. It was the second visit to Texas…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering and director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), recognized Faculty and Staff Award winners during the 2015 Faculty and Staff Awards banquet. Banks presented Faculty Awards, Staff Excellence Awards, a New Employ…


The Gulf Nuclear Energy Infrastructure Institute (GNEII) celebrated the graduation of its 2015 fellows with a symposium and graduation ceremony at Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The annual symposium offers GNEII fellows an opportunity to share the results of their study…


With two years of intense planning and dedication, the 2015 ANS student conference was successfully executed April 9-11. The conference theme was “Powering Tomorrow Together,” and aimed to highlight the growing globalization of the nuclear and health physics industries. The conference provided atten…


The officers of the Texas A&M University student chapter of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM) and faculty from the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station's (TEES) Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute (NSSPI) led participants in a table-top exercise focusing on t…


The Texas A&M Engineering Program recently invested 20 new chair and professorship appointments for the 2015-2016 academic year, in addition to recognizing current chair holders and professorships. The event was held April 19 at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center. Dr. M. Katherine Ban…