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Six Nuclear Engineering Faculty Members Receive U.S. Department of Energy NEUP Grants

June 18, 2020

Six Nuclear Engineering Faculty Members Receive U.S. Department of Energy NEUP Grants June 18, 2020 NEUP funds nuclear energy research and equipment upgrades at U.S. colleges and universities and provides …

Researchers lead federal efforts to improve COVID-19 testing

May 21, 2020

Researchers lead federal efforts to improve COVID-19 testing April 22, 2020 The Department of Nuclear Engineering is pleased to announce that one of our very own faculty has been leading …

David T. Attwood Award for ASTES (AS&T Excellence in Service)

May 20, 2020

David T. Attwood Award for ASTES (AS&T Excellence in Service) May 8, 2020 Our very own, Marissa Ramirez de Chanlatte, was selected as the recipient for the David T. Attwood …

Bethany Goldblum to receive 2020 James Corones Award

April 29, 2020

Bethany Goldblum to Receive 2020 Corones Award April 29, 2020 The Krell Institute has named Bethany Goldblum the recipient of the James Corones Award in Leadership, Community Building, and Communication …

Daniel Kammen elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 27, 2020

Daniel Kammen elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences April 23, 2020 Nine UC Berkeley faculty members from a wide range of disciplines have been elected to the American …

climate one Podcast, “What’s the Future for Nuclear Power?”

April 13, 2020

climate one Podcast, “What’s the Future for Nuclear Power?” April 10th, 2020 Guests Per Peterson, Professor of Nuclear Engineering, UC Berkeley Edwin Lyman, Acting Director, Nuclear Safety Project, Union of Concerned Scientists …

Jeff Graham Wins Poster Award at the TMS Meeting

February 26, 2020

Jeff Graham Wins Poster Award at the TMS Meeting February 25, 2020 The Nuclear Engineering Department is pleased to announce that Jeff Graham, a graduate student in Peter Hosemann’s nuclear …

National Academy of Engineering

February 7, 2020

Professor Per Peterson, Elected to the National Academy of Engineering February 07, 2020 The Nuclear Engineering Department would like to recognize our very own Professor Per Peterson on his elected …

Fung Feature: Juhi Nandwani, MEng ’20 (NE)

February 7, 2020

Fung Feature: Juhi Nandwani, MEng ’20 (NE) January 24, 2020 One of our MEng students, Juhi Nandwani, MEng’ 20 (NE) was featured on the Fung Institutes website for her work …

Best Paper Awards

December 17, 2019

Announcing: The 2019 UC Berkeley’s Nuclear Engineering Department Best Paper Awards December 13, 2019 This past Friday, our department chair Peter Hosemann continues his annual holiday tradition and gave out …

Rebecca Abergel elected as AAAS Fellow

December 3, 2019

Rebecca Abergel elected as AAAS Fellow December 3, 2019 Our very own Rebecca Abergel has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), an …

The Hertz Foundation Fellowship

October 2, 2019

Eligibility Eligible applicants for Hertz Fellowships must be students of the applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics, and engineering who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States of …

Students make neutrons dance beneath Berkeley campus

September 19, 2019

Students make neutrons dance beneath Berkeley campus September 11th, 2018 In an underground vault enclosed by six-foot concrete walls and accessed by a rolling, 25-ton concrete-and-steel door, University of California, …

Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp 2019

August 30, 2019

Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp 2019 August 30, 2019 This year the Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp took place in Paris (Berkeley has hosted for the past 3 years). However, with the support of the …

Ultra-selective ligand-driven separation of strategic actinides

June 5, 2019

Ultra-selective ligand-driven separation of strategic actinides Gauthier J.-P. Deblonde, Abel Ricano & Rebecca J. Abergel Metal ion separations are critical to numerousfields, including nuclear medicine, wasterecycling, space exploration, and fundamental …

Separation Anxiety No More: A Faster Technique to Purify Elements

June 5, 2019

Separation Anxiety No More: A Faster Technique to Purify Elements June 4, 2019 The actinides – those chemical elements on the bottom row of the periodic table – are used …

Berkeley Students Win Awards at 2019 ANS Conference

April 10, 2019

Berkeley Students Win Awards at 2019 ANS Conference Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 Undergraduate students Andrew Dong and Emily Vu won awards for their presentations at the American Nuclear Society Conference …

Visiting Student Markus Alfreider wins 3rd place in Poster Contest

April 2, 2019

Visiting Student Markus Alfreider Wins 3rd Place in Poster Contest April 2, 2019 Markus Alfreider is a visiting student from Austria, funded through the Marshall Plan fellowship. He won 3rd …

CSS 2019 Graduate Student Fellowship Announcement

March 12, 2019

CCS 2019 Graduate Student Fellowship Announcement March 12, 2019 The Center for Chinese Studies offers annual competitive fellowships for continuing graduate students in Chinese studies. Applications must be received by email by …

Out for Undergrad Application Round One is Open

March 11, 2019

Out for Undergrad Application Round One is Open March 11th, 2019 If you’re not familiar with Out for Undergrad (O4U) or the O4U Engineering Conference, you can learn more about it on …

NE Faculty Rebecca Abergel and BioActinide group highlighted in C&EN

March 5, 2019

NE Faculty Rebecca Abergel and BioActinide group highlighted in C&EN March 4th, 2019 NE faculty Rebecca Abergel and her BioActinide group were recently highlighted in an article on Chemical and …

NE Graduate Student Joey Kabel wins ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship 2019

February 28, 2019

NE Grad Student Joey Kabel wins ThinkSwiss Research Scholarship 2019 February 28th, 2019 Congratulations Joey Kabel, for winning the 2019 Research Scholarship for ThinkSwiss! This allows him to work in …

Nuclear Energy Institute (Policy) Internship Opportunities

February 26, 2019

Nuclear Energy Institute (Policy) Internship Opportunities February 26th, 2019 Areas of interest: – Nuclear Generation – Policy Development – Government Affairs – Communications Internships are 10-weeks long during summer.  Unofficial …

Application for CASL Summer Institute 2019

February 4, 2019

Application for CASL Summer Institute 2019 February 4th, 2019 “The deadline for application for CASL Institute is March 15. Please encourage your students to apply. CASL: The Consortium for Advanced …

Dr. Raluca Scarlat joins the UCB Nuclear Engineering Faculty

January 31, 2019

Dr. Raluca Scarlat joins the UCB Nuclear Engineering Faculty January 31, 2019 Raluca O. Scarlat, a UC Berkeley Nuclear Engineering Ph.D. Alumna (2012), is returning as our newest faculty member. With a B.S. …

UCB Scandinavian Department Announces Fernstrom Fellowship

January 28, 2019

UCB Scandinavian Department Announces Fernstrom Fellowship January 28th, 2019

Nuclear Engineering Faculty Position – UW-Madison

January 22, 2019

Nuclear Engineering Faculty Position – UW-Madison January 22nd, 2019

2019 Modeling, Experimentation, and Validation (MeV) Summer School Announcement

January 17, 2019

2019 Modeling, Experimentation, and Validation (MeV) Summer School Announcement January 17th, 2019

2019 INL Internship Opportunities

January 17, 2019

2019 INL Internship Opportunities January 17th, 2019

Nuclear Engineering Faculty Position – University of New Mexico

December 17, 2018

Nuclear Engineering Faculty Position – University of New Mexico December 17th, 2018

NSSC Featured on NNSA Website

December 14, 2018

NSSC featured on NNSA website December 14th, 2018 In an article titled “Academic consortium takes learning about nuclear science on the road”, the National Nuclear Scurity Administration highlights the accomplishments …

NE Student Sarah Stevenson Featured in Idaho National Laboratory Article

November 15, 2018

NE Student Sarah Stevenson Featured in Idaho National Laboratory Article Sarah Stevenson, a PhD student, was featured this April in an article highlighting her worldly travels in pursuit of nuclear …

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

November 9, 2018

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 …

NE Professor Ed Morse Publishes “Nuclear Fusion”

November 9, 2018

NE Professor 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

November 9, 2018

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 …

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

October 15, 2018

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 …

University of California, Berkeley ranks 3rd on College Magazine’s “Top 10 Colleges for Engineering Majors”

September 24, 2018

University of California, Berkeley ranks 3rd on College Magazine’s “Top 10 Colleges for Engineering Majors” September 24, 2018 In an article released on August 9, 2018 on collegemagazine.com,UC Berkeley ranks …

NE Doctoral Candidate Receives Award for Nuclear Engineering Software

September 6, 2018

NE Doctoral Candidate Receives Award for Nuclear Engineering Software September 6th, 2018 Campus doctoral candidate in nuclear engineering April Novak placed first in the advanced reactor systems category at the …

Berkeley Lab Team Wins Data-Driven Scavenger Hunt for Simulated Nuclear Materials

July 17, 2018

Berkeley Lab Team Wins Data-Driven Scavenger Hunt for Simulated Nuclear Materials Competing in a fictitious high-stakes scenario, a group of scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory …

DoE Under Secretary for Nuclear Security attends program review featuring the Nuclear Science and Security Consortium

July 17, 2018

Department of Energy Under Secretary for Nuclear Security/Administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration attends program review featuring the Nuclear Science and Security Consortium July 17th, 2018 The Nuclear Science …

New Energy Frontier Research Centers Announced

July 2, 2018

New Energy Frontier Research Centers Announced July 02, 2018 The  Department of Energy’s Office of Basic Energy Science announces the new Energy Frontier Research Centers. 100M$ will fund 42 EFRC’s …

Max Fratoni wins ANS Early Career Reactor Physicist Award

July 2, 2018

Max Fratoni wins ANS Early Career Reactor Physicist Award July 2nd, 2018 UCBNE Faculty Dr. Massimiliano Fratoni will be presented the award at the RPD session at the ANS Winter Meeting, November …

Nuclear Engineering Alum and NSSC Executive Director, Bethany Goldblum, Ph.D. featured in Berkeley Engineering Spring 2018 Magazine

March 6, 2018

Nuclear Engineering Alum and NSSC Executive Director, Bethany Goldblum, Ph.D. featured in Berkeley Engineering Spring 2018 Magazine June 19th, 2018 Volume 13 of the Berkeley Engineering magazine featured a Q&A …