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September 30, 2009
United States and Italy Sign Agreements to Advance Developments in Nuclear Energy

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu and Italian Minister for Economic Development Claudio Scajola today signed two important nuclear energy agreements that may lead to construction of new nuclear power plants and improved cooperation on advanced nuclear energy systems and fuel cycle technologies in both countries. 

September 18, 2009
Department of Energy Announces up to $40 Million in Available Funding for Next Generation Nuclear Plants

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today that up to $40 million in funding will be available from the Department of Energy to support design and planning work for the Next Generation Nuclear Plant (NGNP).

September 14, 2009
Dr. Peter Lyons Announced in Senior Nuclear Position

Today, the United States Department of Energy (DOE) announced the appointment of Dr. Peter Lyons to the position of Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy.

August 14, 2009
Department of Energy Conference Emphasizes Universities' Role in Nuclear Energy Research

More than 40 universities were represented at the FY 2010 Nuclear Energy University Programs (NEUP) workshop held Aug. 13-14 in Salt Lake City.

June 16, 2009
Secretary Chu Announces Nuclear Energy University Program Awards

Nearly $9 Million to Benefit Nuclear Science and Engineering Students and University Research Infrastructure.

May 7, 2009
Department of Energy Issues Requests for Nuclear Science and Engineering Scholarships and Fellowships Applications

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced two new Requests for Application (RFA) as part of the Department’s efforts to recruit and train the next generation of nuclear scientists and engineers.

May 6, 2009
Secretary Chu Announces Funding for 71 University-Led Nuclear Research and Development Projects

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced the selection of 71 university research project awards as part of the Department of Energy's investments in cutting-edge nuclear energy research and development (R&D).

April 3, 2009
Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Science and Engineering Fellowships and Scholarships

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) to provide approximately $2.4 million in university nuclear science and engineering fellowships and scholarships.

March 11, 2009
Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Research Infrastructure Needs

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), valued at least $2.25 million for equipment and infrastructure upgrades at U.S. universities enhancing their ability to conduct cutting-edge nuclear research and development.

March 11, 2009
Department of Energy Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement to U.S. Universities for Nuclear Research Infrastructure Needs

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), valued at least $2.25 million for equipment and infrastructure upgrades at U.S. universities enhancing their ability to conduct cutting-edge nuclear research and development.  Infrastructure includes equipment and instrumentation for research reactors and other nuclear science and engineering laboratories and facilities.