• Student Awarded Top Poster

    Student Awarded Top Poster

    Nuclear Engineering PhD student, Ian Schwerdt, won a top poster award at the Interagency Technical Nuclear Forensics Program Review. Ian was one of over 30 posters invited to present at this review. He was presenting his research on developing tools for studying morphological features of UO3 as a forensic signatures. Read More »
  • Forbes Recognizes Dr. McDonald as One of  “30 Under 30”

    Forbes Recognizes Dr. McDonald as One of “30 Under 30”

    The 28-year-old University of Utah Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor, who also is a faculty member in the U’s Nuclear Engineering Program, was just named one of Forbes’ “30 Under 30” in science. Read More »
  • Statistics in Nuclear Forensics by Dr. Luther McDonald

    Statistics in Nuclear Forensics by Dr. Luther McDonald

    STATISTICS IN NUCLEAR FORENSICS BY DR. LUTHER MCDONALD: Professor McDonald joined the University of Utah in January 2014 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Nuclear Engineering Program. Read More »
  • University of Utah Awarded $5M in Nuclear Forensics Research

    University of Utah Awarded $5M in Nuclear Forensics Research

    Since September 2015, the University of Utah has been awarded three federal grants (almost $5M in funding) to improve nuclear forensics capabilities in the U.S. Two of those grants are led by CVEEN/UNEP Assistant Professor, Luther McDonald; while the third is led by Tolga Tasdizen of the Scientific and Computing Institute (SCI) with McDonald as a collaborator. Read More »
  • Student Awarded for Top Poster at Nuclear Forensics Meeting

    Student Awarded for Top Poster at Nuclear Forensics Meeting

    At the Homeland Security’s Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO), University of Utah Nuclear Engineering Student, Adam Olsen, won an award for having one of the top 3 posters presented out of 52! He presented on U3O8 Synthesis Parameters Using Image Analysis working with Dr. Luther McDonald. Congratulations Adam! Read More »

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