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Graduate Student Kathy Shield receives Congressional Honor

Wednesday, Jan 17th 2018

Department of Nuclear Engineering Graduate Student, Kathy Shield, along with Physics Graduate Student Vetri Velan, was honored by Representative Barbara Lee on January 13, 2018.  The two graduate students were recognized in the official Congressional Record for their work in developing a calculator to assess the effect of proposed tax changes on their salaries.  The calc


Professor Max Fratoni to be awarded ANS Early Career Award

Tuesday, Dec 5th 2017

Nuclear Engineering Professor Max Fratoni will be awarded the American Nuclear Society's Early Career Reactor Physicist Award at the 2018 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA, June 17 - 21.  Congratulations Professor Fratoni!



NE Graduate Student Kathy Shield creates online calculator to estimate House tax plan increases for grad students

Monday, Dec 4th 2017

Nuclear Engineering Department Graduate Student, Kathy Shield, along with Vetri Velan, a physics graduate student, has created an online calculator to help grad students understand how their taxes will increase should the House tax bill become law.  Under the proposed plan, tuition paid on behalf of a student will become taxable income.  While each student has a unique funding situation, this calculator can help students from all institutions calculate the potential impact to their f


Graduate Student David Frazer Receives Silver Award from MRS

Friday, Dec 1st 2017

Berkeley Nuclear Engineering Student, David Frazer, was awarded a Silver Award at the Materials Research Society Meeting, November 26 - December 1, in Boston, Massachusetts.   The Silver Award honors students whose academic achievements and current materials research displays a high level of excellence and distinction.  These students show promise for future achievement in materials research.  Congratulations David!


Professor Peter Hosemann Elected as Chair of NSUF User Organization

Tuesday, Nov 21st 2017

Associate Professor Peter Hosemann was elected to be chair for the Nuclear Science User Facility (NSUF) User Organization. In that role he will be the liaison between the NSUF users and facilitiies and the NSUF management.