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Research

RadLab

The RadLab at The University of Texas at Austin focuses on research using radiation and radioactivity to improve security and quality of life.

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Facilities

Reactor

The NETL reactor, designed by General Atomics, is a TRIGA Mark II nuclear research reactor. The NETL is the newest of the current fleet of U.S. university reactors.

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Research

Robotics

The Nuclear and Applied Robotics Group is an interdisciplinary research group whose mission is to develop and deploy advanced robotics in hazardous environments in order to minimize risk for the human operator.

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News

October 22, 2019

Five Students Receive Scholarship

October 23, 2019

Congratulations to Brianna Barth (far left), Khiloni Shah (second from left) Nicholas Asper (Middle), Kevin Torres (second from right) and Kevin McKay (far right) for receiving the Nuclear Regulatory Commission undergraduate scholarship amounting to $10,000 towards tuition. All the students are in the Radiation Physics Technical Option in the Department of Physics except for Brianna who is a senior the Department of Chemistry.

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October 22, 2019

Khiloni Shah Awarded Scholarship

October 23, 2019

Congratulations to Khiloni Shah who was awarded $1000 the David Dodoo-Amoo Undergraduate Scholarship. David received his PhD from the Nuclear and Radiation Engineering Program in 2002.

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October 22, 2019

Characterizing the Properties of Spent Nuclear Fuel

October 23, 2019

Kayla Casuga, Jack Barlow, Jason Pauly, and Sebastian Vasquez (left to right) present their poster “Characterizing the Properties of Spent Nuclear Fuel” as part of Freshman Introduction to Research in Engineering (FIRE) program. Dr. Kevin Clarno was their research coordinator.

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October 22, 2019

Characterization of Radioactivity in West Texas Oil Residues

October 23, 2019

Natalia Cantu, Deborah Lin and Rogelio Mendoza (left to right) present their poster “Characterization of Radioactivity in West Texas Oil Residues” as part of Freshman Introduction to Research in Engineering (FIRE) program. Undergraduate student Nicholas Asper from the Radiation Physics program was their mentor and Dr. Sheldon Landsberger was the research coordinator of the project.

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