A group of researchers led by recent NPRE PhD Michael A. Jaworski have combined strong magnetic fields with non-uniform temperatures to produce a self-stirring liquid metal system.
Sridhar, who earned his MS in nuclear engineering and PhD in mechanical engineering from Illinois, is about to make public his invention: a little power plant-in-a-box he wants to put literally in your backyard.
Stanley O. Ikenberry, Interim President for the University of Illinois, urges alumni and University friends living in Illinois to visit, call or email their elected officials, urging them to resolve the state’s financial crisis and pay the appropriation the University is due.
For the last several years NPRE Prof. Rizwan Uddin and his students have been developing and improving upon a virtual and interactive 3D model of a nuclear reactor designed for teaching and professional training purposes.
NPRE Assistant Prof. Ling Jian Meng is developing radiation sensors that help scientists to observe phenomena ranging from the migration of cells in the human body to giant supernovas in outer space.
With no long-term plan yet in sight for managing the more than 58,000 tons of highly radioactive spent fuel piling up at the nation's nuclear reactors, a group of experts is urging the creation of escrow accounts for utilities to draw on as they store spent fuel on-site in large casks.
The American Nuclear Society student chapter at Illinois chose an unmistakable image of Axford’s face etched in white on a black shirt to serve as this year’s ANS T-shirt.
NPRE Prof. Clifford Singer explains the College of Engineering’s new Graduate Option Program in Energy and Sustainability Engineering (EaSE).