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Jul 23, 2014 9:00 AM Women @ Energy: Emily ShemonWomen @ Energy: Emily Shemon
Emily Shemon is a nuclear engineer nuclear engineer working on the development of neutronics methods and codes for fast reactor applications…
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Jul 21, 2014 10:30 AM Women @ Energy: Natalia SaraevaWomen @ Energy: Natalia Saraeva
Natalia Saraeva is a nuclear engineer and a project integrator lead for the research reactor conversion program, contributing to the development of spent nuclear fuels storage and transportation decision analysis systems…
:: Read full story » at ENERGY.GOV

Jul 17, 2014 11:30 AM Elmer Lewis to receive ANS Wigner AwardElmer Lewis to receive ANS Wigner Award
Elmer Lewis, emeritus professor at Northwestern University and an Argonne special term appointee, was recently selected by the American Nuclear Society (ANS) to receive the Eugene P. Wigner Reactor Physicist Award…
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Jun 24, 2014 8:00 AM US WIN 2013 attendees tour ArgonneYousry Gohar and Jim Matos honored by Energy Secretary Moniz
Senior Nuclear Engineer Yousry Gohar and Senior Physicist Jim Matos recently received U.S. Department of Energy Secretarial Honor Awards for their work with the DOE Global Nuclear Material Removal Program.
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May 20, 2014 8:00 AM Mitch Farmer to receive ANS 2014 Special AwardMitch Farmer to receive ANS 2014 Special Award
Mitch Farmer, nuclear engineer and manager of Reactor Safety Testing & Analysis, was recently selected by the American Nuclear Society (ANS) to receive their 2014 Special Award on Enhancing nuclear power plant safety in response to the Fukushima accident
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May 19, 2014 8:00 AM Keith Bradley to receive Outstanding Mentor AwardKeith Bradley to receive Outstanding Mentor Award
Argonne nuclear engineer Keith Bradley has been selected to receive Argonne's Outstanding Staff Mentor Award. Argonne is committed to cultivating a climate that promotes meaningful relationships that enable individuals to reach their highest potential in carrying out world-class science and engineering
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May 5, 2014 8:00 AM Dr. Mitchell FarmerAdvanced Nuclear Energy Research Transcends Political Climate
Many in the global community may be wrestling with whether to continue their nuclear programs, including some policymakers in the U.S. But the country's national research laboratories say that they are busy devising advanced reactors — the kind that could minimize Fukushima-like accidents. Mitch Farmer, senior nuclear engineer at Argonne, explains this work in a Forbes interview…
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Apr 16, 2014 4:00 PM Argonne Deputy Director Mark Peters on the importance of investing in our nuclear futureIt's time to build on Illinois' nuclear-energy legacy
Argonne Deputy Director for Programs Mark Peters and U.S. Representative Adam Kinzinger discuss the importance of investing in our nuclear future in this Crain’s Chicago Business article…
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Apr 9, 2014 8:00 AM Dr. Elia Merzari to receive Landis AwardElia Merzari to receive Landis Award
Elia Merzari, nuclear engineer, was recently selected by the American Nuclear Society (ANS) to receive the 2014 Landis Young Member Engineering Achievement Award…
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Apr 5, 2014 8:00 AM Argonne Nuclear Engineer Roger Blomquist on why Expanding nuclear power will benefit U.S.Expanding nuclear power will benefit U.S.: Front BurnerArgonne nuclear engineer Roger Blomquist believes nuclear energy has a significant role to play in meeting the energy demands of the 21st century. Read why in his article as guest columnist at the Orlando Sentinel…
:: Read article » | Nuclear Energy FAQs
Apr 3, 2014 8:00 AM Case for Nuclear at the Argonne Energy SlamArgonne Energy SlamThe case for nuclear energy will be presented at Argonne’s first-ever Energy Slam on April 3. Brush up on nuclear by reading our Nuclear Energy FAQs and watch the event on Argonne's live stream channel
:: Energy Slam » | Nuclear Energy FAQs

Couldn't make it to the Argonne Energy Slam on Apr. 3? No problem, you can watch it now online at the ArgonneLive channel!
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Mar 21, 2014 8:00 AM IAEA and Argonne National Laboratory Train Scientists on State-of-the-Art Methods for Rapid Environmental Radioactivity AssessmentIAEA and Argonne National Laboratory Train Scientists on State-of-the-Art Methods for Rapid Environmental Radioactivity Assessment
Argonne recently hosted a 2-weeks training course on rapid assessment methods for environmental radioactivity. The course is for the international community and it is part of Argonne's International Programs. Scientists representing laboratories in 21 countries learned state-of-the-art methods for precise and quick assessment of radionuclides in the environment…
:: Read full story » (Source: IAEA) | International Programs
Mar 20, 2014 8:00 AM New Issue of Journal of Physical Security is Out!Journal of Physical Security Vol 7(2): New Issue is Out!
A NEW ISSUE of The Journal of Physical Security (JPS) is out! Featuring: articles about security evaluations of Egyptian nuclear facilities, a probabilistic model for quantifying the odds of interrupting an attack, a security evaluation for an oil refinery in Nigeria, access control for small nuclear facilities, and entropy as a driver of security failures…
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Mar 14, 2014 8:00 AM Dr. Sasan Bakhtiari named Outstanding reviewer by IEEEBakhtiari Named "Best Reviewer" by IEEE
Dr. Sasan Bakhtiari, Section Manager of the Non-Destructive Evaluation Section, was named a 2013 Outstanding Reviewer by the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society. Congrats Dr. Bakhtiari!…
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Mar 6, 2014 8:00 AM Bill Gates' Dream for a Nuclear-Powered Future Is Almost HereBill Gates' Dream for a Nuclear-Powered Future Is Almost Here
Motley Fool's article on the future of nuclear power and the role of Argonne-developed nuclear technology such as EBR-II and IFR
:: Read Motley Fool article » | Argonne-developed nuclear technology
Feb 28, 2014 8:00 AM Argonne Liquid metal EXperiment (ALEX) facility celebrates its 30 yearsALEX facility celebrates 30 years of cutting-edge research
The Argonne Liquid metal EXperiment (ALEX) facility provides multi-disciplinary expertise in liquid metal technologies since it was built in late 1984…
:: Meet ALEX »
Feb 18, 2014 8:00 AM Securing the world's most vulnerable nuclear materialSecuring the world’s most vulnerable nuclear material
Argonne works to support President Obama’s vision of a world free of nuclear weapons through efforts to secure the world’s most vulnerable nuclear material and eliminate the use of high enriched uranium in civilian applications under the U.S. DOE Global Threat Reduction Initiative…
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Feb 12, 2014 8:00 AM New Issue of Journal of Physical Security is Out!Journal of Physical Security Vol 7(1): New Issue is Out!
A NEW ISSUE of The Journal of Physical Security (JPS) is out! Featuring: articles about testing locks, seals and nuclear safeguards, a security thought experiment, vulnerability assessment issues, the levels of critical infrastructure risk, and community partnerships for counteracting radicalization…
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Feb 7, 2014 8:00 AM Classic Photos: Argonne National LaboratoryClassic Photos: Argonne National Laboratory
Browse this amazing collection of vintage photos posted by the Chicago Tribune…
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Feb 5, 2014 8:00 AM Fast Reactors Could Solve U.K.'s Plutonium ProblemFast Reactors Could Solve U.K.’s Plutonium Problem
Argonne's Christopher Grandy was one of the experts interviewed for this MIT Technology Review article
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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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