NPRE undergrad Alyssa Hayes and recent graduates Ari Krause and Katie Mummah learned valuable lessons about building nuclear technology startups during the 2017 Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp.
NPRE faculty members J.P. Allain and Ling-Jian Meng have been promoted to full professors, and Tomasz Kozlowski has been promoted to associate professor.
A 5-year degree program will start this fall for Engineering at Illinois juniors who want to earn a combined bachelor's and master's of engineering in Energy Systems.
The DOE has awarded Zahra Mohaghegh and her SoTeRiA group an $800,000 grant to develop systematic enterprise risk management for U.S. nuclear power plants.
Fresh from working with ITER, Matthew Parsons has won an NSF Fellowship, supporting his work with CPMI and HIDRA.
An Energy Systems student project to promote electrical vehicle usage on the Urbana campus by increasing available charging stations has gained a financial boost.
Rizwan Uddin will become NPRE Department Head effective August 16.
NPRE Assistant Prof. Yang Zhang has won the 2017 Landis Young Member Engineering Achievement Award from the American Nuclear Society.