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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

Students Complete Internships at Patrick Airforce Base

October 23, 2019

Congratulations to Brandon De Luna and Marjolein Pasman for completing their second internships at Patrick Airforce Base in Florida. Both Brandon and Marjolein are working for Derek Haas on a Department of Homeland Security grant.

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October 22, 2019

Safeguards Educational Workshop

October 23, 2019

William Charlton (second from left) conducts Safeguards Educational Workshop at Los Alamos National Lab for several graduate students in his Nuclear Security Systems Design.

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October 22, 2019

Sheldon Landsberger Receives 4-year $400K Graduate Fellowship

October 23, 2019

Sheldon Landsberger received a 4-year $400K Graduate Fellowship from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Cade Bourque and Matthew Webber were chosen to receive this prestigious award. Cade has begun his research with Kevin Clarno and Ben Leibowicz (Operations Research and Industrial Engineering) on Modeling U-Pu-Zr Fuel Production at Idaho National Laboratory while doing an internship at Los Alamos. Matthew Webber, whose supervisor is William Charlton, worked in Electrostatic Discharge Experiments while also doing an internship at Los Alamos.

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October 22, 2019

Colin Brennan and Adam Samia Receive Cockrell School of Engineering graduate fellowships

October 23, 2019

Congratulations to Colin Brennan and Adam Samia for receiving the prestigious one-year Cockrell School of Engineering graduate fellowship. Adam has begun his research with William Charlton on the isotope of 177Lu for nuclear medicine while Colin has begun his research with Kevin Clarno in reactor physics.

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October 22, 2019

Crystal Baker Quiroz Receives the Teaching Assistant Fellowship Award

October 23, 2019

Congratulations to PhD student Crystal Baker Quiroz for receiving the Teaching Assistant Fellowship Award as given by the Engineering Scholarship Office. Crystal won this award primarily for her efforts at being a TA for the graduate course Reactor Theory and her excellent guidance to several distant learning students.

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