An international team of scientists from Russia and the United States, including two Department of Energy national laboratories and two universities, has discovered the newest superheavy element, element 117.
Washington, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Energy today announced two new Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) to support university and college efforts to build or expand their school's nuclear science and engineering basic research or education capabilities. Under the Nuclear Energy University Programs, the Department will provide approximately $14.5 million to upgrade university level research reactors and purchase general scientific equipment and instrumentation.
The U.S. Department of Energy today announced that it finalized a cost-shared $90 million cooperative agreement with USEC Inc. to provide support for the continued development and demonstration of the American Centrifuge technology.
The Department of Energy today issued two Request for Applications (RFA) for scholarships and fellowships as part of its efforts to recruit and train the next generation of nuclear scientists and engineers.
Washington, D.C. - The Department of Energy today issued two Request for Applications (RFA) for scholarships and fellowships as part of its efforts to recruit and train the next generation of nuclear scientists and engineers. The Department's Nuclear Energy University Programs (NEUP) will provide approximately $5 million for scholarships and fellowships for students enrolled in two-year, four-year and graduate engineering and science programs related to nuclear energy at accredited U.S. universities and colleges.
U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu today announced selections for the award of approximately $40 million in total to two teams led by Pittsburgh-based Westinghouse Electric Co. and San Diego-based General Atomics for conceptual design and planning work for the Next Generation Nuclear Plant (NGNP).