UNEP Faculty

Michael Barber, Ph.D.

Interim Director of the Nuclear Engineering Program, Professor and Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Phone: (801) 581-6931

Email: barber@civil.utah.edu

Research

Field investigations and numerical modeling studies of water, nutrients, and primary productivity in rivers and lakes with focus on stream-groundwater interaction, climate change implications, and human adaptation

Tatjana Jevremovic, Ph.D.

Energy Solutions Presidential Endowed Chair Professor in Nuclear Engineering, Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Professor, Chemical Engineering

On leave at the IAEA as: Team Leader for Water Cooled Reactor Technology Developments

Email: tatjana.jevremovic@utah.edu

Research

Nuclear forensics; New computational methodologies for neutron transport in complex geometries (3D AGENT code); 3D virtual technologies; FPGA acceleration; Binary radiation targeted therapies in cancer treatment and BNCT for breast cancer; Detection of special nuclear materials; Innovative approaches in teaching abstract concepts in reactor physics

Luther McDonald
Luther McDonald, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Nuclear Engineering

Phone: (801) 581-7768
Email: luther.mcdonald@utah.edu

Website: http://mcdonald-radiochemistry-research.com

Research

Nuclear Forensics, Instrument Development, Mass Spectrometry, Ion Mobility Spectrometry, Spent nuclear fuel reprocessing, Uranium Mining, Radiochemistry, Environmental Remediation