NPRE undergraduate Aries Loumis and his team, "Auzel," won the inaugural Nuclear Innovation Bootcamp competition with a plan for nuclear power plants to harvest energy from nuclear waste storage casks.
Assistant Profs. Caleb Brooks and Tomasz Kozlowski are collaborating in experiments and simulations to validate new DOE nuclear power plant computational tools.
An expert in developing new technology for biomedical imaging instrumentation, Shiva Abbaszadeh joins the NPRE faculty in January.
A $1.05 million DOE grant will support HIDRA as a test bed for lithium technology in fusion reactors.
David Ruzic is teaching - not preaching - as he bring his students to the banks of the Boneyard for a lesson on hydropower.
World-class computational facilities and NPRE's addition of several young faculty drew reactor physicist Katy Huff to Illinois.
Roy Axford and Rizwan Uddin are the 2016 ANS Teachers of the Year, and Becky Meline takes the Staff of the Year honor.
Student winners of NPRE's 2016 Hang Award have designed a project in which current nuclear reactors can supply needed medical radionuclides.