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October 27, 2011
Department of Energy Issues FY 2012 Funding Opportunity Announcements for U.S. Universities to Support Nuclear Energy Education and Infrastructure

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy today announced two new fiscal year 2012 Funding Opportunity Announcements to support university and college efforts to build or expand their nuclear science and engineering research and education capabilities.

October 3, 2011
The Office of Nuclear Energy Announces Central Europe Nuclear Safety Workshop in Prague

The Office of Nuclear Energy is conducting a regional Nuclear Safety Workshop on Trends in Nuclear Power Plant Safety for Robust Civil Nuclear Programs on Oct. 10-13, 2011 in Prague.

September 29, 2011
United States and Czech Republic Join Together to Announce Bilateral Nuclear Energy Research and Development Efforts

The U.S. Department of Energy recently joined with the Rež Nuclear Research Institute, the U.S. Embassy in Prague, Texas A&M and the Czech Nuclear Education Network (CENEN) to announce a series of bilateral nuclear research and development programs that will help to advance safe and secure nuclear energy technologies in both countries.

September 29, 2011
United States and Czech Republic Join Together to Announce Bilateral Nuclear Energy Research and Development Efforts

PRAGUE, Czech Republic — The U.S. Department of Energy recently joined with the Řež Nuclear Research Institute, the U.S.

September 28, 2011
Department of Energy Issues FY 2012 Request for Pre-Applications from U.S. Universities for Nuclear Energy Research and Development Proposals

The U.S. Department of Energy today announced that its Nuclear Energy University Programs is now accepting pre-applications from universities interested in conducting nuclear energy research and development projects.

September 21, 2011
Department of Energy Announces $17 Million to Bolster University-Led Nuclear Energy Research and Development

Projects Aim to Cut Carbon Pollution and Strengthen America’s Nuclear Energy Industry

September 19, 2011
U.S. Energy Secretary Addresses International Atomic Energy Agency General Conference

Secretary of Energy Dr. Steven Chu praises IAEA for work in nuclear energy and safety at Annual Conference in Vienna, Austria.

September 6, 2011
International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation to Hold Ministerial-Level Meeting Sept. 29 in Warsaw, Poland

Washington, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy today announced that Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman will lead the U.S. delegation to the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation (IFNEC) Executive Committee Meeting on Sept. 29 in Warsaw, Poland. The ministerial-level conference aims to advance cooperation among participating states to support the peaceful use of nuclear energy in a manner that meets high standards of safety, security and nonproliferation.

September 6, 2011
International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation to Hold Ministerial-Level Meeting Sept. 29 in Warsaw, Poland

The U.S. Department of Energy today announced that Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman will lead the U.S. delegation to the International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation Executive Committee Meeting on Sept. 29 in Warsaw, Poland.

August 5, 2011
DOE Funds Demonstration of "Ultrasonic Machining"

Approximately 50 people attended a demonstration of a technology called "ultrasonic machining" at AREVA's Technical Training Center on June 9, 2011. The technology, originally developed by the Edison Welding Institute (EWI), applies ultrasonic acoustic vibrations to traditional machining processes to reduce friction and improve performance.