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2016 Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp is Underway!

Thursday, Aug 4th 2016

Twenty-five students from nine countries have come to UC Berkeley to participate in the 2016 Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp from August 1 - August 12, 2016.  The students are being trained in entrepreneurship and nuclear-specific concerns beyond standard university education and will put that training to use through team design projects.  The five teams of students will present their project

 


UCBNE Student wins Best Poster Award

Tuesday, Jul 5th 2016

UCBNE student Samantha (Sami) Lewis of the PANDA group won the Best Poster Award for her poster "Microwave Cavity R&D in Support of the ADMX-HF/Extreme Axion Experiment" at the XII Patras Conference on Axions, WIMPS and WISPS (Jeju Island, Korea)

Congratulations Sami!

 


Two UCBNE Students Win Best Poster Awards at ICONE

Thursday, Jun 30th 2016

Two students from the UC Berkeley Department of Nuclear Engineering have received best poster awards at ICONE 24 (International Conference on Nuclear Engineering) held this week in Charlotte, NC.

Xin Wang, graduate student in the Thermal Hydraulics lab, won the ASME Best Poster Award for her poster titled "Coupled Reactor Kinetics and Heat Transfer Model for Nuclear Reactor Transient Analysis”

 


Professor Rachel Slaybaugh Joins NEAC Committee

Wednesday, Jun 29th 2016

Nuclear Engineering Professor Rachel Slaybaugh was sworn in to the Federal Nuclear Energy Advisory Committee on June 17, 2016.  This committee provides advice to the Office of Nuclear Energy (at the Department of Energy) regarding scientific and technical issues related to nuclear energy.  Professor Slaybaugh will be serving an 18-month term on the committee.

 


NE Students Blog About Summer Internships

Wednesday, Jun 29th 2016

This summer, several of our undergraduate and graduate students will be interning at national laboratories around the country and in laboratories around the world.  They will be blogging about their experiences in the Career Outlook section of our website. 

A few posts have already been made with exciting stories of running out of gas in the middle of Lake Havasu, traveling to Australia, and trying to find living suitable living arrangements. 
 

 


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