Nuclear Seminar Spring 2015 Review

April 22nd, 2015 Nuclear Seminar Spring 2015 Review with Dr. Tatjana Jevremovic in WEB 2250 at 4:35 pm.  Important information will be given out and reviewed for end of the semester items.  Please ensure you attend.

Large-Scale Removal of Atmospheric CO2 through Biomass Chemical Looping Combustion

April 15th, 2015 Nuclear Seminar with Dr. Kevin Whitty, Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Utah in WEB 2250 at 4:35 pm. Abstract Combustion of fossil fuels such as coal, oil and natural gas has been identified as the key contributor to increasing concentrations of atmospheric CO2 and associated problems of global climate change.

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Research Challenges for Safety Education/Culture

April 8th, 2015 Nuclear Seminar with Atsuko Fumoto, Center for Safe and Disaster-Resistant Society, Okayama University in WEB 2250 at 4:35 pm. Abstract: In recent years, serious accidents have been continually occurring in large industrial facilities in Japan. As is well-known, many kinds of hazardous materials are being controlled in chemical facilities. If a severe accident occurs,

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Radiation, Cancer and Acute Leukemia Seminar with Dr. Hussong

April 1st, 2015 Nuclear Seminar with Dr. Jerry Hussong, Vice President, Chief Medical Officer, Director of Laboratories, Medical Director, Hematologic Flow Cytometry Laboratory  at ARUP in WEB 2250 at 4:35 pm. Abstract: This presentation will provide an overview of the relationship of radiation and cancer with an emphasis on leukemia.  It will discuss the role of radiation both as a

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Nuclear Seminar with Dr. Furse

March 25th, 2015 Nuclear Seminar with Dr. Cynthia Furse, Associate Vice President and Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Utah in WEB 2250 at 4:35 pm. Title:  UNEP and the U Abstract:  The Utah Nuclear Engineering Program is a major player in nuclear science, but what does that mean for the University of Utah? 

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Insights into Aging Nuclear Materials

March 13th, 2015 Nuclear Seminar on Insights into Aging Nuclear Materials with Dr. Jeffery Aguiar with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in MCE 2051 at 2:30 pm. Recent developments within the nuclear materials community have lead researchers to hypothesize that model waste materials can address concerns regarding nucleation, growth, migration, and fission product evolution at higher temperatures and radiation

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Dr. Prinja – Charged Particles Transport and Uncertainty Quantifications

March 11th, 2015 Nuclear Seminar on Charged Particles Transport and Uncertainty Quantifications with Dr. Anil K. Prinja, Professor and Interim Chair of the Department of Nuclear Engineering at the University of New Mexico in WEB 2250 at 4:35 pm. Nuclear Data Uncertainty Propagation in Neutron Transport Computations The propagation of aleatoric uncertainties, or irreducible uncertainty in physical

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Dr. Stanculescu and Nuclear Reactor Development

March 4th, 2015 Nuclear Seminar with Dr. Alexander Stanculescu, Director of Idaho National Labs (INL) Nuclear Systems Design and Analysis Division in WEB 2250 at 4:35 pm. Nuclear Reactor Development: a Very Personal Perspective Based on personal experience, the talk will summarize some of the author’s lessons learned during a 40-year career spent in nuclear reactor research and

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Nuclear Seminar with Dean Brown

February 25th, 2015 Nuclear Seminar with Dr. Richard Brown, Dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Utah in WEB 2250 at 4:35 pm. Title:  My Path as an Engineer Abstract:  Prof. Brown will share his experience as an engineer, academic and entrepreneur, with the hope of helping students understand the wide range of possible career

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Mayak Workers Seminar

February 18th, 2015 “Mayak Workers” with Dr. Scott Miller, Professor of Radiobiology at the University of Utah in WEB 2250 at 4:35 pm.