Working Across Disciplines
Our faculty bring expertise and experience from a variety of industries and academic programs. Their research interests include nuclear reactor design, computational nuclear reactor theory, and radioactive waste management.
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.
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.
Congratulations to Jose Parga for receiving the Cockrell School of Engineering one year fellowship in conjunction with an additional award per year for four years. Jose has started his graduate research in Manufacturing Execution Systems of plutonium-238 power systems developed at Los Alamos National Lab.