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Professor Edward Morse Discusses Iran Nuclear Accord on Bloomberg TV

Wednesday, Jul 15th 2015

Nuclear Engineering Professor Edward Morse appeared on Bloomberg TV to discuss the Iran Nuclear Accord.  The interview focused on cyberspying. 

The July 14, 2015 interview can be viewed here:


UCBNE at the Pacific Rim Forum on Earthquake Resilience of Nuclear Facilities

Tuesday, Jun 23rd 2015
The Pacific Rim Forum on the “Earthquake Resilience of Nuclear Facilities” was the latest in a series of Pacific Rim Forum focused on nuclear enterprise issues around the Pacific Rim. The UCB Department of Nuclear Engineering originated these forums through the Berkeley Nuclear Research Center.


Professor Kai Vetter Receives the ANS Presidential Citation

Monday, Jun 8th 2015

Berkeley Nuclear Engineering Professor Kai Vetter was awarded a Presidential Citation today at the American Nuclear Society (ANS) annual meeting in San Antonio, TX.  Professor Vetter received this award for "his exceptional commitment and dedication to advancing nuclear science and technology, and outreach to the community to analyze and explain the impact of nuclear on the environment.


NE Faculty to Receive NEUP Research and Development Awards

Monday, Jun 8th 2015

The Department of Nuclear Engineering has received several Research and Development awards from the Nuclear Engineering University Program (NEUP) of the the U.S. Department of Energy. 

Fuel Cycle Research and Development

Peter Hosemann, PI: Developing a macro-scale SiC-cladding behavior model based on localized mechanical and
thermal property evaluation on pre- and post-irradiation SiC-SiC composites

Reactor Concepts Research Development and Demonstration (RCRD&D)


Professor Digby Macdonald to be Awarded Olin Palladium Award

Wednesday, Jun 3rd 2015

Nuclear Engineering/Materials Sciences and Engineering professor Digby Macdonald will be awarded the ECS Olin Palladium Award at the 228th Electrochemistry and Corrosion Science (ECS) Society meeting in Phoenix, AZ in October 2015.  The Olin Palladium Award is presented to a recipient with a distinguished career in the field of electrochemical or corrosion science with "contributions to the fundamental understanding of all types of electrochemical and corr