Nuclear

UF Engineering Collaboration Aims to Add Decades of Safe, Clean Energy Production to U.S. Nuclear Reactors

Doug Spearot, Ph.D., Assel Aitkaliyeva, Ph.D.

Engineers from UF’s Department of Materials Science & Engineering (MSE) and the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) are collaborating on research investigating neutron irradiation-induced embrittlement in nuclear reactor pressure vessels. Douglas Spearot, Ph.D., professor of MAE and principal… Read More

Andrew, Aitkaliyeva Receive Promotions

Jennifer Andrew, Ph.D., has been promoted to full professor, and Assel Aitkaliyeva, Ph.D., has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure.   Dr. Andrew received her Ph.D. from the University of California, Santa Barbara and her B.S. from Northwestern University,… Read More

UF Nuclear Engineering Program Secures Nearly $1.8 million in NEUP Awards

Michael Tonks, Ph.D., Donald Wall, Ph.D., Justin Watson, Ph.D.

The Department of Materials Science & Engineering’s Nuclear Engineering (NE) Program received three separate awards totaling approximately $1.8 million from the Nuclear Energy University Program (NEUP), part of the U.S. Department of Energy. NEUP awards fund research and development, scholarships,… Read More