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Hitachi Begins Joint Research with UCBNE and Two Other American Universities

Monday, Sep 1st 2014

Hitachi Begins Joint Research with Three American Universities Targeting Resource-renewable Boiling Water Reactors that can Reduce the Time Required for Decay in the Radioactivity of Waste Materials.


Peter Hosemann Promoted to Associate Professor

Tuesday, Jul 22nd 2014

Congratulations Professor Hosemann on your promotion to Associate Professor!


Transcript and Podcast of Per Peterson's Climate One Panel Discussion Now Available

Monday, Jul 21st 2014

In April, Professor Per Peterson participated in a panel discussion on "Nuclear Power: Meltdown or Revival?" for the Climate One at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco.

A transcript and podcast of the discussion are now available.


Teamwork at Berkeley Nuclear Engineering

Friday, Jul 18th 2014

To become true multi-displinary specialists, nuclear engineers often work in teams and collaborate with professionals across different fields in order to solve large-scale problems impacting our society.  Students at Berkeley Nuclear Engineering areno exception.  Under the direction of Prof. Peter Hosemann, students within the Nuclear Materials group collaborated to compete in the TMS 2015 Bladesmithing Competition


No Ocean-Borne Radiation from Fukushima Detected on West Coast Shoreline

Wednesday, May 7th 2014

Professor Kai Vetter and Keenan Thomas along with Professor Steven Manley from California State University, Long Beach and Mark Bandstra and Al Smith from Berkeley Lab have published the first results of Kelp Watch 2014. No radioactivity that could be associated with the releases in Fukushima about three years ago was detected.