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Research Themes

  • Radiation tolerant cladding materials 
  • Advanced fuel fabrication methods
  • Advanced radiation detector
  • Advanced neutron generator
  • Nuclear waste behavior, monitoring and processing
  • Aerosol research
  • Multi-scale modeling of materials degradation under extreme conditions

Accomplishments

  • Developing fabrication methods and evaluating the performance of novel nuclear fuel forms
  • Alloys: U-Zr and U-Mo
  • Ceramic: UO2-BeO composite
  • Dispersion: Metal matrix alloys and barrier coating methods
  • Characterized the metallurgy of U-Zr and U-Mo alloy fuels
  • Developed swelling resistant metallic and ceramic materials
  • Developed multi-scale modeling codes to understand damage evolution caused by fission fragments
  • Developed bendable neutron detection sheets

Faculty

William H. Marlow

  • Professor Emeritus, Nuclear Engineering
William H. Marlow

Sean M. McDeavitt

  • Professor, Nuclear Engineering
  • Director, Nuclear Engineering and Science Center
Sean M. McDeavitt

Michael Nastasi

  • Department Head, Nuclear Engineering
  • Sallie and Don Davis '61 Professor
  • Division Director, Nuclear Engineering Division of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station
Michael Nastasi

Kenneth L. Peddicord

  • Professor, Nuclear Engineering
Kenneth L. Peddicord

Lin Shao

  • Professor, Nuclear Engineering
  • Faculty Undergraduate Advisor, Nuclear Engineering
Lin Shao

Stephen Raiman

  • Assistant Professor, Nuclear Engineering
  • Affiliated Faculty, Materials Science & Engineering
Stephen Raiman

Karim Ahmed

  • Assistant Professor, Nuclear Engineering
  • Affiliated Faculty, Materials Science & Engineering
Karim Ahmed