Ferrara Study Abroad

Dr. Landsberger led the Study Abroad Program in Concepts in Nuclear and Radiation Engineering at the University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy for nineteen Cockrell School of Engineering students. The course introduces many different aspects and applications of nuclear and radiation engineering/physics, such as the history of nuclear development, basic concepts of radiation and radioactivity, radioactive waste management, global warming, the impact of nuclear power plants, industrial applications, nuclear security, and nuclear medicine.  The laboratory exercises, a unique part of the course, offered students hands-on experience.  The picture also includes 3 students from other Italian institutions, the faculty members and teaching assistants from Universities of Texas and Ferrara.