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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…


Dr. Sunil Chirayath, associate director of the Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute (NSSPI), traveled to Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) in Yogyakarta, Indonesia to speak as part of the Workshop on the Enhancement of Nuclear Engineering Curriculum with Nuclear Security Subjects. The workshop …


This summer, the Nuclear Security Science and Policy Institute (NSSPI) hosted the first part of the 2014 Nuclear Security Training Series (NSTS), sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Partnership for Nuclear Security (PNS). The program was coordinated by NSSPI faculty member Dr. Sunil Chirayat…


This past May, Dr. Rabi Mahapatra, professor of computer science and engineering, took 13 students to India for a two-week study abroad. The program began in Bangalore where the students were able to visit eight IT companies such as Software Technology Park India (STPI), Tata Consultancy Services (T…


The Gulf Nuclear Energy Infrastructure Institute (GNEII) at Khalifa University's Abu Dhabi campus commemorated the conclusion of the fourth year of the program with a two-day symposium on nuclear safety, security, and safeguards May 18-19. The event concluded with a graduation ceremony for this year…


From January 15 through February 16, 2014, nuclear engineering Ph.D. student Mathew Swinney presented a series of 27 lectures on nuclear safeguards and security to a group of 11 first-year master's degree students at Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU) in India. The program is primarily sup…


Six students, along with Dr. Yassin Hassan, Dr. William Charlton, and Dr. Richard MacNamee of the Bush School, attended the International Symposium and Seminar on Global Nuclear Human Resource Development for Safety, Security and Safeguards in Japan from Feb. 25 - March 7.


Dr. Jean-Louis Briaud, the Spencer J. Buchanan Chair in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, recently gave three invited lectures in St. Petersburg, Russia. One talk was given at the Vladimir Ulitsky Symposium on the topic, “Anchored Walls: Full Scale Experiment a…


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.


The Aerospace Vehicle Systems Institute (AVSI) has executed a memorandum of understanding with the Aerospace Valley Association in Toulouse, France that will greatly enhance its presence within the European aerospace community. AVSI is a Texas A&M Engineering Experimentation Station (TEES) cente…


Yucel Akkutlu, graduate adviser and associate professor in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected as a 2014-15 SPE Distinguished Lecturer. Only 32 SPE members (or 0.04 percent) have been chosen as distinguished lecturers for the 2014-15 ro…


Graduate students from the Master of Industrial Distribution Program at Texas A&M University visited Norway and Sweden Oct. 13-18.  The 36 students are working professionals from various channels with an average of 15 years of work experience each. The visit is part of the Global Distribution…


Pictured: Industrial distribution undergraduate students at the Great Wall of China   The Industrial Distribution Global Study Abroad Program (GSA) continues to provide global business experience and cultural awareness to undergraduates. This year’s program focused on China. The Study Abroad pr…


The Industrial Distribution Program at Texas A&M University conducted a two-day short course, "Distributor Profitability and Growth Strategies," in Shanghai, China, May 27-28. The course was held at East China University of Science & Technology in Shanghai. The program was offered by the …


Benjamin Fine and Paul Taele (pictured left and right), Ph.D. candidates in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, have been awarded NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute (EAPSI) fellowships for 2013. Fine will spend his time with the Australian Centre …