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 […]
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.
Center for Nuclear Security Science and Policy Initiatives (NSSPI) graduate students Ernesto Ordonez-Ferrer and Mariah Ramirez have been selected as Seaborg Institute Summer Research Fellows at Los Alamos National Laboratory for 2020. The fellowship will run 10-12 weeks during the summer, and fellows will work with scientists at Los Alamos on independent research projects related […]
How do we ensure that big events like the Superbowl, the Olympics, or even the weekly Aggie tailgate do not become the site of a nuclear terrorist attack? Student researchers under Dr. Craig Marianno in the Center for Nuclear Security Science and Policy Initiatives (NSSPI) have been working to identify and respond to many of […]
Two NSSPI graduate students will be walking across the stage to receive their degrees this August. Both will be earning their Master’s of Science in Nuclear Engineering. Heukjin Boo Adviser: Dr. Sunil ChirayathMaster’s of Science in Nuclear Engineering Abstract: The objective of this project study is to analyze the non-uniformity of used fuel assembly nuclide […]