State and national policy leaders assert nuclear energy's benefits in light of two possible plant closings. The speakers participated in "Nuclear Power: What it means in Illinois," the 2016 NPRE Leadership Speaker Series event.
In an October 18 informational forum, NPRE and the AFL-CIO will co-sponsor several national policy leaders in outlining sustainability and economic impacts of nuclear energy, particularly in light of recent proposed plant closures in Illinois.
NIH has awarded Associate Prof. Ling-Jian Meng $2.4 million to support developing the MRC-SPECT-II system for in vivo imaging of therapeutically-engineered neural stem cells in mouse brain.
Faculty Entrepreneurial Fellow J.P. Allain gives students lessons in entrepreneurship while they help commercialize plasma technology that improves biomedical implants.
The materials work of Yinbin Miao, PhD 2015, has earned the 2016 ANS Mark Mills Award.
Emeritus Prof. George H. Miley's over 50 years of contributions to nuclear science technology is recognized with the ANS Seaborg Medal.
Assistant Prof. Zahra Mohaghegh, an innovator in areas of probabilistic risk assessment, wins the 2016 ANS Mary Jane Oestmann Professional Women's Achievement Award.