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NE Advisory Board Member Rita Baranwal, nominated for Assistant Secretary of Energy at the Department of Energy

Friday, Nov 9th 2018

Rita Baranwal has been nominated to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy at the Department of Energy. As Assistant Secretary of Energy, if confirmed by the Senate, Ms Baranwal will be heading the powerful Office of Nuclear Energy. She would also be responsible for the department's nuclear technology research and the development and management of the department's nuclear technology infrastructure.


Ed Morse Publishes "Nuclear Fusion"

Friday, Nov 9th 2018

Professor Ed Morse publishes a book on "Nuclear Fusion" from Springer Publishings International.

Congratulations Ed!


NSSC Director and UCB NE Professor Jasmina Vujic elected ANS Fellow

Friday, Nov 9th 2018

Congratulations to our very own Prof. Jasmina Vujic, for her election to the highest rank of Fellow within the American Nuclear Society (ANS). ANS recognizes Prof. Vujic’s contributions to the advancement of nuclear science and technology.

Prof. Vujic will be officially recognized at the ANS Winter Meeting.


NE MEng Alumni, Joshua McCumber writes about balancing academics and work in new blog on Medium

Monday, Oct 15th 2018

In his new blog post on Medium entitled "A Nuclear Balance: UC Berkeley’s MEng program and full-time work," Joshua McCumber shares his story, his challenges and triumphs as a nuclear engineer.

At Berkeley, the intellect and curiosity of fellow students were the best I have ever experienced.


University of California, Berkeley ranks 3rd on College Magazine's "Top 10 Colleges for Engineering Majors"

Monday, Sep 24th 2018

In an article released on August 9, 2018 on,UC Berkeley ranks 3rd nationwide on the list of "top 10 colleges for engineering majors that will have you rebuilding the world in no time."