Center for Nuclear Security Science and Policy Initiatives (NSSPI) graduate students Jeremy King and Jackson Wagner have been selected to participate in the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) SMART Scholarship-for-Service Program. The SMART Scholars Program sponsors students to pursue studies in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields currently considered in high demand by the […]
Thorium is one of the earth’s most abundant heavy metals and is used in many nuclear applications, but it is often overlooked in studies of nuclear nonproliferation. Patrick O’Neal, a student with the Center for Nuclear Security Science and Policy Initiatives (NSSPI) working with Dr. Sunil Chirayath, is looking to address that oversight. “Thorium, despite […]
The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) has selected Center for Nuclear Security Science and Policy Initiatives (NSSPI) students Henry Rysz and Rainbow Suh, along with NSSPI graduate Ryan Coogan, to become fellows in the NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program (NGFP). The NGFP assigns fellows to a specific NNSA program or site office to work for one […]
NSSPI Faculty Fellow Dr. Shaheen Dewji currently has two graduate students from Turkey working on NSSPI mission-relevant projects in her RED2 research group. This article was written by the students about their work with Dr. Dewji.
On January 13-15, 2020, Dr. Shaheen A. Dewji of the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M University joined the esteemed American Nuclear Society (ANS) delegation to discuss the concept of “reasonableness” in the radiation protection philosophy of “ALARA” (As Low as Reasonably Achievable) at a workshop held by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and […]