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UCBNE Professor Eric Norman Recognized by Breakthrough Prize

Tuesday, Nov 10th 2015

UCBNE Professor Eric Norman is a member of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO) experiment team (who were also recognized as laureates this year by the Breakthrough Institute) led by Prof.


NSSC MSI Research Institution Receives Grant to Establish New Courses

Thursday, Oct 15th 2015

The University of Texas at El Paso, an NSSC MSI Research Institution, was awarded a $1.4 million grant from the NRC to establish new courses in nuclear engineering and to conduct research on next-generation materials for nuclear reactors.


Department of Nuclear Engineering Seeks Applications for a Nuclear Instrumentation Non-Tenure/Tenure Faculty Position

Wednesday, Oct 14th 2015

The College of Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a Non-Tenure or Tenure faculty position in the Department of Nuclear Engineering. This will be a 0.50 FTE UC Berkeley faculty position joint with a 0.50 FTE staff scientist position in the Nuclear Science Division of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.


New Equipment Installed in the Nuclear Materials Laboratory

Wednesday, Oct 14th 2015

The Department of Nuclear Engineering has installed some very exciting new equipment this month.  First, a Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), equipped with a Back Scatter Electron detector (BSE) and Environmental (E-SEM) mode, and later, the Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) from GE-Tec was installed in the SEM turning the standard SEM into an AFSEM allowing for novel correlative microscopy studies.


Professor Rick Norman's Talk on Neutrinos

Monday, Oct 12th 2015

NE Professor Rick Norman gave a talk on Friday, October 9 to the NE Department entitled, "Nobel Prize in Physics 2015: Neutrinos Change Their Stripes".  Professor Norman discussed the discoveries that merited the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics and his role in the SNO project.  The slides for his talk are attached below.