Purdue Nuclear Reactor Supervisor and Assistant Lab Director Clive Townsend announced on December 21 that the Site Acceptance Testing for the Significant Upgrade of the Instrumentation and Control Systems of the Purdue University Reactor, PUR-1, has been completed.
Purdue School of Nuclear Engineering graduate student Ian Hamilton was recently notified of his selection to participate as one of five innovators in the Argonne National Laboratory Chain Reaction Innovations (CRI) Program.
A team of researchers headed by School of Nuclear Engineering Professor Rusi Taleyarkhan was awarded 1st prize for the demonstration of sensor technology at the recent Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers worldwide conference.
Purdue School of Nuclear Engineering Alumnus Dr. Akira Tokuhiro has been appointed Dean of the Faculty of Engineering Systems and Nuclear Science at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. Dr. Tokuhiro received his Ph.D. and B.S.E. in Nuclear Engineering from Purdue University, and his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Rochester.
School of Nuclear Engineering Academic Program Administrator Tiffany Stergar was selected as a finalist for the 2016 New Employee award as part of the College of Engineering Staff Awards of Excellence.
School of Nuclear Engineering Associate Professor Martin Lopez de Bertodano recently authored a textbook, Two-Fluid Model Stability, Simulation and Chaos, with co-authors: NE graduate William Fullmer, Research Assistant, University of Colorado, Boulder, Professor Alejandro Clausse, Universidad Nacional del Centro, Argentina and Professor Emeritus and former Department Head Victor H. Ransom.
Purdue Nuclear Engineering graduate student Amanda Loveless has been awarded the 2016 IEEE Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society (DEIS) Graduate Fellowship for her proposal, Derivation of Scaling Laws for AC Breakdown Voltage in Microdischarges.