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UCBNE Awarded Multiple Grants in 2017 NEUP Award Cycle

Thursday, Jun 29th 2017

NEUP 2017 R&D Award

Fuel Cycle Research and Development:

Methods for Process Monitoring to Accurately Detect and Quantify Material Holdup in Advanced Recycle Facilities- PI: Rachel Slaybaugh, University of California, Berkeley Co-PIs: Per Peterson, Kai Vetter, and Karl van Bibber Estimated funding: 800,000

Reactor Concepts Research Development and Demonstration (RCRD&D):

 


Two UCBNE students receive awards in DOE Innovations Competition

Thursday, May 18th 2017

Nuclear Materials Graduate Student, David Frazer has been awarded 1st place in the DOE Innovations in Nuclear Techology R&D Competition.  He will present his paper, "Degradation of HT9 under simultaneous ion beam irradiation and liquid metal corrosion" at the ANS Winter Meeting this October is Washington, DC.

 


UCBNE Bladesmithing Team 2017 Sword

Thursday, Apr 27th 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


ANS Student Conference Award

Thursday, Apr 13th 2017

A delegation of UC Berkeley Nuclear Engineering students attended the 2017 ANS Student Conference,"Dispelling Nuclear Myths" in Pittsurgh, Pennsylvania April 6-9, 2017.

 

Congratulations to Isaac C. Meyer​, Todd J. Urbatsch, John M Scott for winning Best Podium Presentation in the Fusion Energy Category.  Their presentation was entitled, " Simulation of Hohlraum Wall Texture for Improved Performance in Hohlraums"

 

 


UCBNE in the News

Tuesday, Feb 21st 2017

In an interview on Medium, Department of Nuclear Engineering M.Eng. alumnus Kaleb Hatfield discusses the future of fusion energy, nuclear energy as clean energy,  and his work as a Nuclear Engineering at Tri Alpha Energy.

 


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