Archive for Nuclear

Texas A&M Engineering’s graduate program ranked 12th overall and seventh among public institutions in the latest U.S. News & World Report survey, “America’s Best Graduate Schools 2016.” Individual programs ranked were: Aerospace Engineering, 8 (5 public); Agricultural Engineering 2 (2); Bio…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering will participate in Texas A&M University’s annual premiere recruiting event, Aggieland Saturday, on Feb. 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The open house will include resource tables from each of the undergraduate programs in the Look College for prospective studen…


From Jan. 6-10, faculty from the TEES Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute (NSSPI) joined with Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) to lead a four-day workshop for Indian universities focused on advanced nuclear security topics on the campus of Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU) in …


The Student Engineers’ Council (SEC) at Texas A&M University is hosting its 2015 Spring Career Fair on Tuesday and Wednesday (Jan. 27 and 28) at Reed Arena. The fair, which runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day, is the premier recruiting event for the Dwight Look College of Engineering.  The care…


Outreach plays a vital role in the recruitment of a future generation of engineers, as well as provides exposures to different types of career paths that middle and high school students may not have considered on their own. Every winter, the Rio Grande Council of the Boy Scouts of America hosts a ca…


The Center for Exascale Radiation Transport (CERT) at Texas A&M University is one of six centers of excellence funded by the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) under the Predictive Science Academic Alliance Program (PSAAP-II). CERT, led by Texas A&M with participation from the U…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University held a groundbreaking ceremony Nov. 14 for the Engineering Education Complex (EEC), a $168 million facility to support the college's 25 by 25 initiative.  Speakers at the event included: Former student, Astronaut Michael E. Fossum ’…


When Yukiya Amano, the director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, made his first trip to the U.S. this week, Texas A&M was the first public university he visited. "Texas A&M is known globally as a university having very high technology including in the area of nuclear sci…


The first all-Aggie Engineering Tailgate is slated for Nov. 15, three hours prior to the kickoff of the Texas A&M vs. Missouri football game. The tailgate, which will feature food, giveaways and a carnival, will be held on the lawn north of the Zachry Engineering Center (indoors if it rains) on …


Lainy Dromgoole has been awarded the 2014-2015 Robert Gardner Memorial Fellowship from the Health Physics Society. The fellowship includes a $5,000 stipend and a travel grant to attend the HPS Annual Meeting in Indianapolis in the summer of 2015. Dromgoole works with Nuclear Security Science and P…


The Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute (NSSPI) recently hosted a delegation of students and faculty from the Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech). The visit was the second academic exchange held at Texas A&M University between students from Texas A&M and the DOJO Nuclear Sec…


YAKIMA — The world needs nuclear power. That’s what Alan Waltar, a nuclear engineer with decades of experience at Hanford and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, told the Yakima Rotary Club on Thursday. Despite safety fears raised by 2011’s post-tsunami meltdown in Fukushima, Japan, and the ong…


Department of Nuclear Engineering and Nuclear Security Science & Policy Institute faculty members Dr. William Charlton, Dr. Sunil Chirayath, and Dr. Craig Marianno conducted a two-and-a-half day workshop on nuclear security at the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur (IIT-K), which was joint…


It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our esteemed colleague and distinguished faculty member of the Department of Nuclear Engineering, Emeritus Professor Ron Hart. Please share your "Ron Hart" memory, to help lighten the heart of his family in this difficult time, either by visit…


The Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M co-sponsored two students to attend the WiN national conference held in Boston from July 27 to July 30.   Morgan Munera, (pictured right) a junior undergraduate student studying radiological health engineering, is the president of the Women …