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In Memoriam: Professor Joonhong Ahn

Wednesday, Jun 22nd 2016

Joonhong Ahn, Ph.D.

1958 - 2016

Our dear friend and colleague, Professor Joonhong Ahn, died in Japan on Sunday, June 19; private services were held on Tuesday, June 21.  Since his diagnosis of advanced liver cancer in April, 2015, and throughout his treatment regimen, he maintained a relentless pace of work in service to the profession, the department and his students.  

 


Materials Group Launches Website

Wednesday, Aug 10th 2016

The Materials Group has launched their new website: http://materials.nuc.berkeley.edu/?page_id=2499

 


2016 Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp is Underway!

Thursday, Aug 4th 2016

Twenty-five students from nine countries have come to UC Berkeley to participate in the 2016 Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp from August 1 - August 12, 2016.  The students are being trained in entrepreneurship and nuclear-specific concerns beyond standard university education and will put that training to use through team design projects.  The five teams of students will present their projects at a

 


UCBNE Student wins Best Poster Award

Tuesday, Jul 5th 2016

UCBNE student Samantha (Sami) Lewis of the PANDA group won the Best Poster Award for her poster "Microwave Cavity R&D in Support of the ADMX-HF/Extreme Axion Experiment" at the XII Patras Conference on Axions, WIMPS and WISPS (Jeju Island, Korea)

Congratulations Sami!

 


Two UCBNE Students Win Best Poster Awards at ICONE

Thursday, Jun 30th 2016

Two students from the UC Berkeley Department of Nuclear Engineering have received best poster awards at ICONE 24 (International Conference on Nuclear Engineering) held this week in Charlotte, NC.

Xin Wang, graduate student in the Thermal Hydraulics lab, won the ASME Best Poster Award for her poster titled "Coupled Reactor Kinetics and Heat Transfer Model for Nuclear Reactor Transient Analysis”

 


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