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NSSPI AggiE-Challenge Team Participates in TAMU Engineering Project Showcase

April 29, 2013

The AggiE-Challenge team, led by faculty advisor, NSSPI faculty member Dr. Sunil Chirayath, and graduate student advisor Evans Kitcher, was one of over 100 teams to participate in the 2013 TAMU Engineering Project Showcase on April 19.  The team consists of eleven junior and senior level undergraduate students from the departments of Nuclear Engineering and Industrial and Systems Engineering.  The project, titled "Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Effectively Interdict Highly Enriched Uranium Smuggling," addresses one of the grand challenges articulated by the National Acad...
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Special Issue of the Journal of Nuclear Materials Management to Feature RAP-NIS Students

March 12, 2012

The Winter 2012 edition of the Journal of Nuclear Materials Management is a special issue featuring the work of students involved in the Russian Academic Program on Nonproliferation and International Security (RAP-NIS), a technical safeguards education collaboration between NSSPI, TAMU, and two premier Russian universities: the Russian National Research Nuclear University Moscow Engineering and Physics Institute (NRNU-MEPhI) and the Obninsk State Technical University's Institute of Nuclear Power Engineering (NRNU-IATE). According to NSSPI research engineer Claudio Gariazzo in the ...
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NSSPI Students Present Research at GLOBAL 2011

January 17, 2012

From December 11-16, 2011, NSSPI staff and students presented their work at the GLOBAL 2011 conference held at Makuhari Messe in the Chiba province of Japan. The first day of the conference was focused on the affects of the Fukushima-Daiichi accident on the nuclear futures of nations such as France, Russia, the U.S., Kazakhstan, India, and, of course, Japan. The second day was devoted to in-depth discussions on advances in technology related to the back-end of the nuclear fuel cycle. NSSPI students Braden Goddard, Julia Eigenbrodt, and Alison Goodsell were able to present their wo...
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NSSPI Hosts Russian Student Interns from Tomsk Polytechnic University

January 12, 2012

This fall, NSSPI hosted two student interns, Vladimir Marchenko and Alexey Nikienko, from the National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) of Russia through a project coordinated by NSSPI staff members Claudio Gariazzo and Dr. Alexander Solodov. The objective of their tenure at TAMU was to fulfill a practical work experience requirement as part of their respective engineering degree plans and to enhance their proficiency of the English language. Both students are enrolled in the TPU nuclear material protection, control and accounting engineering degree program. Working und...
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NSSPI Sponsors NDA Applications Short Course Held at ORNL

November 1, 2011

During the week of October 24-28, a group of TAMU Nuclear Engineering students visited Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Oak Ridge, TN, to participate in the "Non-Destructive Assay (NDA) Applications for International Safeguards" practical short course at ORNL's Safeguards Laboratory as part of the  "Radiation Detection and Nuclear Material Measurements" class at TAMU (NUEN-605). The class consisted of both lectures and valuable hands-on experience with safeguards instrumentation and software, providing the students with practical understanding of a number of NDA techn...
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LaFleur Featured in INMM Communicator

September 4, 2009

Adrienne LaFleur reflects on her experience at the 2009 31st Annual ESARDA meeting held in Lithuania in the Student Corner section of the September 2009 issue of the INMM Communicator. ...
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