NE Ph.D. student wins first place from U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Technology R&D
Stockett’s award is in the Open Competition in the category of Energy Policy. His award-winning research paper, “Nonproliferation in the New Space Age: Where Do We Stand?” was presented at the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management Annual Meeting in July 2019.
The Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Awards program is designed to: 1) award graduate and undergraduate students for innovative nuclear-technology-relevant research publications, 2) demonstrate the Department of Energy’s commitment to higher education in nuclear-technology-relevant disciplines, and 3) support communications among university students and Department of Energy representatives.
The program awarded 24 prizes in 2020 for student publications relevant to innovative nuclear technology. In addition to cash prizes, award winners may have opportunities to participate in events such as the 2020 Nuclear Technology R&D Annual Meeting, the 2020 American Nuclear Society Winter Meeting, and an Innovators' Forum, a forum designed to engage students in advancing innovations in nuclear technology research.