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Recent Highlights

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May 1, 2015 8:00 AM Robert Hill to receive ANS Walker Lee Cisler MedalRobert Hill to receive ANS Walker Lee Cisler Medal
Robert Hill, senior nuclear engineer and technical director for advanced nuclear energy research and development, was recently selected by the American Nuclear Society to receive the 2015 Walker Lee Cisler Medal for his outstanding scientific and engineering research achievements and international recognition as leader and advocate for the design, development, and deployment of fast reactor technologies…
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Apr 27, 2015 8:00 AM Reactor Conversion a "Top Achievement" in Iran Nuclear Negotiations Reactor Conversion a "Top Achievement" in Iran Nuclear Negotiations
Energy Secretary Moniz recognized contributions of the national laboratories to the recent negotiations to halt Iran's weapons program, including Argonne’s redesign of the Arak reactor, which Moniz described as “at the top of the achievements list” for shutting down Iran’s pathway to plutonium…
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Apr 8, 2015 8:00 AM Visit us at the ANS 2015 National Student Conference and win a piece of history!Visit us at the ANS 2015 National Student Conference and win a piece of history!
Argonne staff members will be available to speak with attendees at the Argonne booth during the ANS 2015 National Student Conference at Texas A&M, April 9-11, 2015
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Apr 3, 2015 2:00 PM Development/Modernization of an Advanced Non-LWR Probabilistic Risk AssessmentDevelopment/Modernization of an Advanced Non-LWR Probabilistic Risk Assessment
GE-Hitachi and Argonne held a kickoff meeting to launch their two-year collaboration to develop a modern risk assessment for the PRISM advanced nuclear reactor design
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Feb 9, 2015 2:00 PM Civil Nuclear Energy Research and Development Working Group (CNWG) Technical MeetingsCivil Nuclear Energy Research and Development Working Group (CNWG) Technical Meetings
On behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy, Argonne's Nuclear Engineering Division hosted technical meetings of the Civil Nuclear Energy Research and Development Working Group (CNWG) from January 27-29, 2015.…
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Jan 8, 2015 1:00 PM Argonne partners with industry on nuclear reactor workArgonne Partners with Industry on Nuclear Reactor Work
Argonne will partner with AREVA, GE-Hitachi and Westinghouse Electric on three new R&D projects, funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. These industry led R&D projects are focused on key technology issues for next generation, advanced nuclear reactors…
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Dec 22, 2014 12:00 PM NNSA Supports Permanent Threat Reduction in Ukraine through Alternative TechnologyNNSA Supports Permanent Threat Reduction in Ukraine through Alternative Technology
Argonne supported NNSA efforts to transfer a linear accelerator used for cancer therapy treatment to Ukraine in exchange for disposition of two aging units which use high-risk radioactive material. This agreement will provide state-of-the-art cancer treatment for people in need while advancing NNSA's global campaign to secure vulnerable nuclear and radiological material
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Dec 10, 2014 4:00 PM Keith Bradley and Elia Merzari recognized by DOE Nuclear Energy Advanced Modeling & Simulation Program Keith Bradley and Elia Merzari recognized by DOE NEAMS Program
Argonne National Security Program Leader Keith Bradley and nuclear engineer Elia Merzari were recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy's Nuclear Energy Advanced Modeling & Simulation (NEAMS) program…
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Dec 8, 2014 8:00 AM DOE Funding to help GE Hitachi assess PRISM Nuclear TechnologyDOE Funding to help GE Hitachi assess PRISM Nuclear Technology
GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy will partner with Argonne to perform a comprehensive safety assessment of its PRISM sodium-cooled fast nuclear reactor…
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Nov 10, 2014 8:00 AM Visit us at the ANS Expo and win a piece of history!Visit us at the ANS Expo and win a piece of history!
A chance to win a piece of history! That’s the bonus to visiting Argonne’s booth (#305) at the ANS Expo in Anaheim, CA.…
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Dec 3, 2014 8:00 AM U.S. Department of Energy Support to the International Atomic Energy Agency & International SafeguardsU.S. Department of Energy Support to the International Atomic Energy Agency & International Safeguards
The NNSA Director of Nuclear Safeguards and Security briefed the IAEA Director General and others at the Argonne-designed display on "U.S. DOE Support to IAEA and International Safeguards: Leadership and Excellence in Science for Strengthening Safeguards" at the IAEA Safeguards Symposium in October…
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Dec 1, 2014 8:00 AM Argonne researchers receive HPC Innovation Excellence AwardArgonne researchers receive HPC Innovation Excellence Award
Argonne researchers received an HPC Innovation Excellence award for their project involving development of high-fidelity simulation techniques for nuclear reactor thermal hydraulics.…
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Nov 24, 2014 8:00 AM Bo Feng receives DOE Nuclear Energy Fuel Cycle R&D Excellence AwardBo Feng receives DOE Nuclear Energy Fuel Cycle R&D Excellence Award
Argonne nuclear engineer Bo Feng was recently recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Energy (DOE-NE) with a Nuclear Energy Fuel Cycle R&D Excellence Award.…
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Nov 20, 2014 8:00 AM Discovery sheds light on nuclear reactor fuel behavior during a severe eventDiscovery sheds light on nuclear reactor fuel behavior during a severe event
A new discovery about the atomic structure of uranium dioxide will help scientists select the best computational model to simulate severe nuclear reactor accidents…
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Nov 18, 2014 8:00 AM Mark Nutt named Technical Director for Nuclear Fuels Storage & Transportation Planning Project
Principal nuclear engineer Mark Nutt was recently named National Technical Director for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy's Nuclear Fuels Storage and Transportation (NFST) Planning Project
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Oct 8, 2014 8:00 AM Intermediate Voltage Electron Microscopy (IVEM) FacilityIntermediate Voltage Electron Microscopy (IVEM) Facility now accepting User Proposals
The IVEM-Tandem Facility is a user facility supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Energy for in situ TEM studies of defect structures in materials under controlled ion irradiation and sample conditions
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Sep 10, 2014 8:00 AM Yousry Gohar named Argonne Distinguished FellowYousry Gohar named Argonne Distinguished Fellow
Yousry Gohar, manager of Applied Physics & Nuclear Data, has been named Argonne Distinguished Fellow, the the laboratory’s highest scientific and engineering rank…
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Awards

For a list of honors and awards received by NE employees for their contributions to scientific research, see NE Awards (1980-present).

Recent Patents

For a list of patents issued to Nuclear Engineering Division staff members by the US Patent Office from 2000 to present, see NE Patents (2000-present).

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